Sports Betting Illinois 2019. Sports betting was legalized with the passage of sb 690 in 2019, and the portion relevant to wagering has been codified as the sports wagering act (230 ilcs 45).the sports wagering act laid the groundwork for the conduct of sports betting in illinois and the igb has since issued additional regulations to further refine the rules. Previously, in illinois sports betting … this year’s attempt to legalize sports betting follows in the footsteps of the failed 2018 effort.
With mobile betting becoming standard, 2020 should see over $20 billion wagered. Sportsbooks have little choice but to pass on costs to bettors. Inhabitants of illinois are now able to bet in both retail and online sportsbooks in the prairie state.
Illinois legalized sports betting with the passage of sb 690 in june 2019.
Licensed casinos and racetracks may also offer statewide mobile. There is still a lot of work left to do before adjournment, both on sports betting and on a number of pivotal issues — including the state budget. No, illinois residents will not be able to legally bet on collegiate events involving illinois colleges. Inhabitants of illinois are now able to bet in both retail and online sportsbooks in the prairie state.