Some states want a piece of the estimated $150 billion Americans bet illegally on sports every year, but they won’t get it with oppressive tax rates.
An Illinois sports betting hearing concluded that politicians are in no rush to legalize it and gaming taxes will help, but not fix, the pension shortage.
MGM Resorts International has finally completed its sale of the Grand Victoria Casino. Eldorado Resorts is the new owner of the property.
The Illinois Racing Board (IRB) is going to develop regulations that will permit racetracks to offer historical horse racing in the state. The decision came at the IRB’s regular monthly meeting on July 26. Commissioner Thomas McCauley submitted a report …
After introducing a far-reaching gambling expansion bill complete with online poker and casinos, Illinois lawmakers scratched online elements as well as DFS and sports betting, just focusing on casino expansion instead.
The Illinois Lottery has landed itself in some hot water with players and consumer advocacy groups by following a policy to continue to sell scratch and win tickets even after the games’ biggest prizes have been claimed.
Illinois lawmakers are continuing to push for construction of a casino in the city of Chicago. So far, more than 20 years of trying have not provided any results.