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.