Eliminating the in-person requirement to register for online sports betting accounts could come up during the Illinois veto session beginning next week.
Posted on: October 14, 2021 |
Lawmakers agree that online casino legislation won't pass in Illinois in 2022. One legislator pegs 2023 as a long shot as well.
Posted on: August 30, 2021 |
An internet gambling study could spark real consideration of legalizing the activity for Illinois in 2022. However, the lawmaker who ordered the study sees 2023 as a more realistic timeframe for Illinois to authorize online gambling.
Posted on: July 9, 2021 |
The next opportunity for passage of the Illinois gaming bill that includes in-state college wagering will come in October when the legislature returns for a veto session.
Posted on: June 30, 2021 |
Tom Swoik, executive director of the Illinois Casino Gaming Association, tells PlayIllinois that Caesars Entertainment drafted the bill introduced last week by Rep. Bob Rita.
Posted on: February 25, 2021 |
On Friday the Illinois Gaming Board approved FanDuel Sportsbook to commence online wagering in the state, so the site is now live and taking wagers.
Posted on: August 28, 2020 |
With options dwindling for online-only applicants, Illinois in-person registration for online sports betting accounts could go on much longer than expected.
Posted on: August 17, 2020 |
Casinos made a push to legalize Illinois internet gaming prior to the end of the legislative session. A lawmaker explains why iGaming faces difficulties.
Posted on: August 6, 2020 |
Rivers didn't ask the governor for remote registration on mobile sports betting. Other Illinois casinos plan to seek a legislative change in November.
Posted on: July 31, 2020 |