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Is Sports Betting Legal in Illinois?

Sports Betting in Illinois is not regulated by the state. Until lawmakers introduce new legislature you will not find any sports betting lounges or online betting options in Illinois.

Is Daily Fantasy Sports Legal in Illinois?

Yes. Illinois residents may sign up and play on daily fantasy sites like FanDuel, DraftKings, and other DFS apps. Since it’s not considered gambling it does not interfere with any state laws.

What is the Legal Betting Age in Illinois?

For racing, lottery, daily fantasy sports and bingo the legal age to bet in Illinois is 18 years. For casinos and poker the age becomes 21 years.

Can I Bet Online in Illinois?

You won’t find many regulated online betting options in Illinois. There are no online casinos or sports betting sites. The one exception is Horse Racing. You can bet on horses online at sites like BetAmerica, Twinspires, and XpressBet.

List of Online Sportsbooks in Illinois

None.

List of Casinos in Illinois

PropertyLocationHas Sports Betting?Has Slots?Has Table Games?
Argosy CasinoAltonNoYesYes
Casino QueenEast St. LouisNoYesYes
Grand Victoria CasinoElginNoYesYes
Harrah's CasinoJolietNoYesYes
Harrah's Metropolis CasinoHarrah's MetropolisNoYesYes
Hollywood CasinoAuroraNoYesYes
Jumer's CasinoRock IslandNoYesYes
Par-A-Dice CasinoEast PeoriaNoYesYes
River's CasinoDes PlainesNoYesYes

List of Poker Rooms in Illinois

Poker ClubLocation# of Tables
Grand Victoria CasinoElgin13
Harrah's JolietJoliet8
Harrah's Metropolis CasinoMetropolis4
Hollywood Casino AuroraAurora15
Jumer's CasinoRock Island6
Par-a-Dice CasinoEast Peoria4
Play Poker ChicagoRomeoville15
Windy City Poker ChampionshipFrankfurt9