Sports betting was legalized in Illinois almost a year ago, but it took the state nearly nine months before the first sportsbook was up and running. A few days after BetRivers began taking bets at Rivers Casino, sports were shut down throughout the country.
Illinois sports betting has finally arrived! BetRivers Sportsbook in Des Plaines took the first legal wager in the state’s history on March 9. Bet Rivers will not be the only game in town, however. Thanks to a few quirks in its law, Illinois is poised to become the state with the most sports betting locations of any state.
Hollywood Casino; Rivers Casino Des Plaines DraftKings and FanDuel Sportsbook. Mobile Betting in Illinois. It will take some time before mobile betting is active in the Land of Lincoln, but once live there are some provisions that need to be conveyed. Keep in mind, these are only in effect for the first 18 months after sports betting.
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Rivers Casino Des Plaines is set to take Illinois’ first legal bet after state lawmakers legalized sports wagering last summer as part of a larger gambling expansion initiative. The BetRivers Sportsbook will welcome first sports enthusiasts on Monday, March 9.
Illinois is expected to offer sports betting statewide by the first quarter of 2020. Sportsbooks in Illinois. BetRivers by Rivers Casino. 3000 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018.
After a long wait, Illinois residents will finally be able to start placing legal sports bets in their home state. The BetRivers Sportsbook at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines will open its doors today. BetRivers will be the first legal sportsbook in Illinois to accept bets.
Sports Betting For Illinois Residents. Sports betting for our Illinois residents has taken on different meanings over the past few years. For over 25 years, sports fans in the Land of Lincoln were unable to find local Illinois sportsbooks to accept sports wagers.. Jumer's Casino and Hotel, Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, Rivers Casino. To add to.