Being the 4th state with the largest betting handle in the US, Illinois brought $305 million in wagers, most of which came from mobile.
Tennessee sports betting prepares to go live in two weeks, but there is still more to be done before it can officially launch.
Unibet and Kindred Group concluded an agreement with Penn National Gaming and gained access to provide its services in the Illinois sports betting market.
DraftKings have started offering sports betting services in Illinois. The company partnered with the Casino Queen located in East St. Louis. William Hill started offering its services in the state as well and they will soon start offering mobile betting as well.
Players in Illinois who want to wager online will have to register their accounts for online sports betting in-person.
The Illinois Gaming Board issued temporary operating permits to FanDuel and DraftKings that allow them to launch and operate in Illinois just before the restart of some major sports leagues.
Michigan started accepting sports betting licence applications, while the Illinois sports betting market welcomes DraftKings’s gaming services.
Louisiana Governor has signed the bill and the question of legalising sports betting in the state will be on the November ballot.