| Fees Reach Unprecedented Level In New Illinois Sports Betting Proposals Legal Sports Report|
Rep. Michael Zalewski filed two amendments to Illinois sports betting legislation ahead of Wednesday's subcommittee hearing.
Illinois Lottery to unveil inaugural Blue Police Memorial instant ticket WLS-TV
The Illinois Lottery and Chicago Police Memorial Foundation will unveil a new instant ticket that benefits police memorials across the state and the families of ...
Sky-High License Fee A Potential Issue In Illinois Sports Betting Hearing Legal Sports Report
Entering Thursday's second legislative hearing of the year on Illinois sports betting, Rep. Bob Rita has yet to hear any reason why the state can't fulfill the ...
Should sports gambling become legal in Illinois, will you be able to wager on Illini, Wildcats or Huskies? Don't bet on it. Chicago Tribune
Illinois' universities come out against legalized college sports betting, fearing point shaving, inside information leaks and other corruption. Some experts call ...
No sure bets just yet on sports gambling plans for Illinois DeKalb Daily Chronicle
SPRINGFIELD – With five plans being considered, it's anyone guess what legalized sports gambling will look like in Illinois if the Legislature approves a bill this ...
Illinois risks falling behind sports betting race with Indiana and Iowa poised to act HOI ABC
As this session of the legislature marches toward its final month, there is no consensus on how to make sports gambling happen in Illinois - and.
Riverboat Gambling Eyes a Move to Dry Land, Sports Teams Backing Sports Betting and Other Quiet Expansions ProPublica
1. Momentum is building for expanding gambling in Illinois. State senators quietly passed a bill April 11 that would allow the state's riverboat casinos to relocate ...
ILLINOIS LOTTERY RE-LAUNCHES DEAL OR NO DEAL INSTANT TICKET The Chicago Cusader
Ticket offers top prize of $100K and a second-chance contest The second-chance contest is for players with non-winning tickets. Players can enter non-winning ...
Powerball Jackpot reaches $250 million KWQC-TV6
The Powerball Jackpot has reached $250 million according to Powerball officials. Players have a chance to win big during Wednesday's Powerball drawing.
Woodridge Man Wins $1M On Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Patch.com
Woodridge Man Wins $1M On Lottery Ticket - Woodridge, IL - Jose Herrera's wife thought something was wrong when he came up to her, nearly in tears. Then ...
Deal or No Deal returns to Illinois Lottery newschannel20.com
Deal or No Deal is returning to the Illinois Lottery. In celebration of the return of the show after more than 10 years, the Illinois Lottery is bringing back its Deal or ...
Gov. J.B. Pritzker set to unveil $41.5 billion ‘Rebuild Illinois’ capital plan that includes $1.8 billion in new and increased taxes Chicago Tribune
Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to unveil a six-year, $41.5 billion plan to repair Illinois' crumbling roads, bridges, public schools and university buildings in a massive ...
No sure bets among plans to legalize sports gambling in Illinois Belleville News-Democrat
With five plans being considered, no one can handicap what legalized sports gambling will look like in Illinois if the Legislature approves a bill this spring.
Powerball winner surprises Illinois mother on Mother's Day WIFR
Nicole Domitro was approached by Powerball winner Manuel Franco, who wanted give her a $200 Target gift card on Mother's Day.
Record breaking ticket sales for 2019 Illinois State Fair khqa.com
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2019 Illinois State Fair Illinois Lottery Grandstand's opening weekend of ticket sales for this year's entertainment lineup smashed ...
Illinois Sports Betting Licenses And Fees Would Be Highest In Nation Legal Sports Betting
With amendments to HB 1260, Illinois sports betting licenses and fees would be the highest in the nation. IL sports wagering would cost each book $10-30 ...
This new bill is the next step on Illinois' path to becoming a clean energy leader Environmental Defense Fund
By Christie Hicks and Andrew Barbeau. It's been just over two years since Illinois enacted the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA), which set bold ...
HRO upheaval and a GOP feud — NEWMAN hits a roadblock — MEISTER wants a rematch Politico
Good Monday morning, Illinois, and good wishes to all those who celebrated holidays over the weekend. THE BUZZ. After losing six House seats in the 2018 ...
Two new plans in play as debate about legalizing sports gambling continues The State Journal-Register
There are now almost as many different plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois as there are states that have legalized it in any fashion.As Indiana Gov.
Quick hits: Illinois news in brief for Friday, May 3 Illinois News Network
Pension buyout programs underway in Illinois. There's $300 million at the Illinois comptroller's office in bond proceedings meant to fund optional pension ...
$400,000 Lucky Day Lotto Ticket is Sold at Circle K in Belleville RiverBender.com
BELLEVILLE A lucky Lucky Lotto Day Lotto player has a $400000 winning ticket in their possession.
Illinois ranked among the most gambling-addicted states TriStateHomepage.com
Gambling is in every state, even Hawaii and Utah, where it's prohibited by law. But not all gamblers are the same.
Illinois is 9th most gambling-addicted state, has the most gambling-related arrests, WalletHub finds WLS-TV
The Land of Lincoln was named the 9th most gambling-addicted state in the U.S., and ranked 13th in the "Gambling-Friendliness" category. Illinois was also ...
COMBINED $609 MILLION IN JACKPOTS UP FOR GRABS THIS WEEKEND The Chicago Cusader
Mega Millions Rolls to $339M Powerball Reaches $270M Players have the chance to win a combined $609 million in estimated jackpots this weekend!
Winning numbers drawn in 'LuckyDay Lotto Midday' game Fairfield Citizen
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "LuckyDay Lotto Midday" game were: 02-07-10-26-38.
No sure bets yet among Illinois sports gambling proposals With five plans being considered, it's anyone The Daily Republican
With five plans being considered, it's anyone guess what legalized sports gambling will look like in Illinois if the legislature approves a bill this spring.
Proposed Illinois sportsbetting legislation amended World Casino Directory
In Illinois, two amendments were reportedly added to the state's proposed sportsbetting legalization measure earlier this week that could eventually require ...
OUR VIEW: Solar's future gets brighter in Illinois SaukValley.com
Solar power in Illinois took a big step forward with the Illinois Power Agency's lottery held April 10 to award renewable energy credits to companies looking to ...
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Day Lotto' game Fairfield Citizen
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "Lucky Day Lotto" game were: 20-24-26-33-37. (twenty ...
Illinois Lottery boosted by new digital lottery platform Gaming Intelligence
Illinois Lottery operator Camelot Illinois has lauded the launch of its new digital lottery platform, which delivered 35,000 new registered accounts in March.
Man who won $768M Powerball gives Illinois woman $200 gift card for Mother's Day Boston 25 News
An Illinois woman walked into Target on Mother's Day to buy Pull-Ups for her son. She walked out with a $200 gift card, courtesy of the man who claimed a $768 ...
Michigan Governor Comes Out Against Online Gaming, Illinois and North Carolina Looks to Sports Betting Poker News Daily
It seems as if every week there are some moves – for good and for bad – in the world of online casino gaming, online poker and sports betting. Some of the latest ...
Illinois State Fair holding karaoke contest KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - So, you think you can sing? Here's your chance to showcase your talent. The Illinois State Fair is bringing the karaoke contest to the Lottery ...
Illinois State Fair events | Lifestyles Shelbyville Daily Union
SPRINGFIELD – The 2019 Illinois State Fair Illinois Lottery Grandstand's opening weekend of ticket sales for this year's entertainment lineup smashed previous ...
The Latest: DOJ: Lottery not proven its immune from Wire Act Bloomington Pantagraph
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on recent opinion by the U.S. Justice Department that could put $220 million in lottery revenues at risk (all times local):
Casino Bill Killed In Favor of Sports Betting In New Hampshire Sports Handle
New Hampshire lawmakers last week killed one gaming bill to save another. With the blessing of its sponsor, the House 86'd casino bill SB 310, 289-63, which ...
Illinois looks to revamp DCFS KWQC-TV6
Goveror Pritzker announces a review of more than 1000 open cases in the Department of Children and Family Services.
Police: Gunshots meant for someone else killed Illinois boy Minneapolis Star Tribune
Authorities in Peoria say a 4-year-old boy died when gunfire intended for someone else struck him three times in the back and arm.
$50,000 Powerball Winner in Clarksville Clarksville Now
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – As the jackpot for Powerball continues to rise—now at $288 million for Wednesday—thousands of lucky Tennessee ...
State Rundown 5/9: Illinois Moves Closer to a Progressive Income Tax Just Taxes Blog
Lawmakers in Illinois and Ohio have advanced major tax proposals but cannot rest just yet, as they must still get past the other legislative chamber.
Pros, Cons Of Legalizing Sports Betting Fast Versus Taking It Slow Sports Handle
Is it better to be an early adopter or take your time when legalizing sports betting? There are arguments for both.
Illinois Basketball: NBA Draft stock rising for Illini G Ayo Dosunmu Writing Illini
The Illinois basketball team has a great player on their hands with Ayo Dosunmu. This Illini guards' NBA Draft stock is rising.
A graduated income tax makes sense, but Illinois has failed taxpayers for years Chicago Sun-Times
You wake up in the morning and there's a TV commercial from Think Big Illinois telling you how much better life is going to be once there's a fair tax system in ...
Illinois Governor announces plan to lower HIV transmissions to "functional zero" KWQC-TV6
JB Pritzker has a plan to lower HIV transmissions in the state to a point where it can't sustain itself by 2030.
Casinos, horse tracks, sports leagues battle over rules for sports betting in Illinois Chicago Tribune
Gambling interests voiced various takes on how sports betting should be run in Illinois during a legislative hearing in Springfield.
Consumer groups urge strong oversight as Illinois prepares for community solar Energy News Network
Deceptive marketing of community solar projects could taint the nascent industry in Illinois and beyond.
Illinois sports betting: Momentum builds, but competing plans abound Chicago Sun-Times
SPRINGFIELD — Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois. But it will take weeks for all interested parties to get their opinions to ...
State funding approved for 6 McHenry County solar projects; dozens more wait-listed Northwest Herald
Six McHenry County community solar projects have been awarded renewable energy credits, which developers can use to support the construction of solar ...
Illinois Bet on Video Gambling — and Lost ProPublica
by Jason Grotto and Sandhya Kambhampati, ProPublica Illinois, and Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ January 16, 2019 This story is a collaboration between ...
Draft lottery may decide Williamson's first NBA stop Beloit Daily News
Lottery time: Zion Williamson's immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 ping-pong balls.
Legalized sports betting may be coming soon to Illinois Rochelle News Leader
SPRINGFIELD — Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois. But it will take weeks for all interested parties to get their opinions to ...
Some Illinois lawmakers want to let you bet on the NCAA Tournament by next year. Where you'd place bets is up for debate. Chicago Tribune
Illinois House Democrats are putting forth four proposals on how sports betting should be instituted in the state, with options including allowing the lottery to run ...
Many horses in the race for legalized sports gambling in Illinois The Southern
SPRINGFIELD — Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois.
First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released Chicago Sun-Times
SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker leading the charge to bring sports betting to the state has laid out the first concrete details on how that might happen.
Bad-Actor Amendment Proposed In Illinois Sports Betting To Target DraftKings, FanDuel Legal Sports Report
A surprise late amendment prior to Thursday's subcommittee hearing on Illinois sports betting brought a bad-actor clause aimed at keeping DraftKings ...
'Little baby casinos': Huge growth in video gambling boosts Illinois gaming revenue to record levels, but at what cost? Chicago Tribune
Record video poker revenues keep gambling dollars flowing to Illinois government, a state report shows.
Lottery launches ads after poll finds low gambling literacy for young players Chicago Sun-Times
Following a study that found some Illinois Lottery players, particularly young ones, had a poor understanding of the nature of gambling — like that you shouldn't ...
Mother of missing Illinois 5-year-old not talking to police, officials say KWQC-TV6
Police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake say the mother of a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week is refusing to cooperate with investigators.
Proposal Looks To Limit Sports Betting Sites Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
A fifth proposal to allow sports betting in Illinois surfaced late last week when an affiliate of Rivers Casino presented a plan to only allow the state's 10.
Illinois changes laws regarding texting and driving KWQC-TV6
At 55 miles per hour, looking away from the road for just five seconds is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field with a blindfolded. But starting this ...
Legalized Betting Could Change How We Watch Sports ProPublica
With sports betting legal in eight states, NCAA tournament brackets are more than a hobby for fantasy league fun, bragging rights and office pools.
Flooding in rural Illinois provides obstacles for first responders in Lomax KWQC-TV6
Flooding in rural Illinois provides obstacles for first responders in Lomax. The city's fire and paramedic teams are volunteers. And firefighters tell KWQC's Sarah ...
Video: Illinois leaders, including mayor of Moline, calling on lawmakers KWQC-TV6
On Thursday, Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri and other Illinois leaders are calling on the state for public transportation funding.
Video: E. coli outbreak expands; Illinois affected by outbreak KWQC-TV6
At least 20 people have been hospitalized from possibly consuming tainted ground beef, however, no deaths have been reported.
Illinois State Police continues to see enhancements to its evidence collection KWQC-TV6
Police implemented the system last December to help create a more effective way of tracking evidence and analysis.
As Gov. Pritzker proposes legal sports wagering in Illinois, Cubs place a bet on gambling media Chicago Tribune
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has proposed legalizing sports wagering to bring revenue into state coffers. Meanwhile, the Cubs have invested in the Action Network, ...
Illinois Lottery glitch made some winning tickets worth more — briefly Chicago Tribune
People buy lottery tickets hoping to catch a lucky break, and that's exactly what some people got last week when a glitch with a new Illinois Lottery system ...
State representative 'hopes' sports betting in Illinois ready for next NFL season HOI ABC
When Governor JB Pritzker was seeking office, he said that Illinois needed to find other sources of revenue to close the state's massive budget gap. One.
Ja Morant not participating in games at draft combine Beloit Daily News
Ja Morant is not taking part in the games portion of the draft combine that opens Thursday.
Nick in the AM: Galesburg-area native Jim Pitman represented Suns in NBA draft lottery Chillicothe Times-Bulletin
Good morning, troops. It's Wednesday, May 16.This year in the NBA draft lottery, Jim Pitman wasn't quite the lucky charm for which Phoenix Suns fans were ...
New York, Illinois Among Top Candidates For Online Gambling In 2019 OnlinePokerReport.com
A preliminary rundown of the top five online gambling candidates for 2019: Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New York, and West Virginia.
The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall ProPublica
Several states, hoping for financial windfalls, quickly legalized sports betting after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling laid the groundwork in May 2018. So far, revenue ...
Retailers suffer during Illinois Lottery system upgrade WGN TV Chicago
CHICAGO — The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused trouble for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. The ticket ...
Legalized sports betting vs. taxes: Let the suckers pay: Kadner Chicago Sun-Times
Legalized sports betting is meant to help balance the state's budget. Americans love to gamble, so let the suckers pay for programs the public wants.
Illinois Lottery Looking for Pair of Winning 'Lucky Day Lotto' Ticket Holders NBC Chicago
Illinois Lottery officials say that two players are holding tickets worth $175,000 after Tuesday's Lucky Day Lotto drawing. The winning tickets, which will split the ...
Illinois Lottery launches player education campaign The Chicago Cusader
Lottery seeks to encourage smart and responsible play The Illinois Lottery recently announced a new responsible gaming campaign to help players make ...
Illinois Municipalities, Potential Stakeholders to Speak at Sports Betting Hearing SportsHandle.com
In an effort to build a consensus on sports betting, Representative Robert Rita's two subcommittees will hear from municipalities and other stakeholders.
Illinois Could Make Widespread Gambling Changes VegasSlotsOnline
Illinois is considering changes to local gambling laws in a bid to generate much-needed cash for state funds. With the state of Illinois struggling financially, it is ...
$4 million Illinois lottery prize remains unclaimed newschannel20.com
One lucky winner has just eight days left to claim a $4 million lottery prize. Illinois Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at a Chicago gas station on February 23, ...
Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Major-Market Movement In New York, Illinois Legal Sports Report
This week's tour of sports betting bills starts with a standoff in New York, moves through the progress in New England, and finishes around some important ...
Illinois' Horse Racetracks and Casino Could Host Sports Betting WSN
Lawmakers in Illinois have created a bill that could prop up the state's casinos and horse racetracks with exclusive legalized sports betting. Read here!
Did you buy an Illinois lotto ticket online? You could be the newest multi-millionaire KMOV.com
ILLINOIS (KMOV.com) – If you purchased a Lotto ticket from the Illinois Lottery website or mobile app you could be a new multi-millionaire.
Chicago man wins $20.8M Illinois Lottery prize after buying first scratch off ticket WLS-TV
A Chicago man has won a prize worth $20.8 million after getting a winning scratch off ticket, the Illinois Lottery said Wednesday.
Illinois woman claims $2M won through Iowa Lottery Chicago Sun-Times
An Illinois woman has claimed the $2 million she won in the Iowa Lottery Powerball game. The Iowa Lottery says 49-year-old Lisa Hays turned in her winning ...
Commission: Adding video gambling was like adding 24 new casinos Chicago Daily Herald
A state commission says the allowance of video gambling in Illinois was the equivalent of adding 24 new casinos.
New Illinois Governor Includes Sports Betting Revenue in Budget VegasSlotsOnline
The new governor of Illinois Governor has included revenue from legal sports betting, both offline and online, in his 2020 budget proposal.
Illinois leads nation in non-casino slots - News Monmouth Daily Review Atlas
This is the third of a four-part series on the expansion of video slot gaming in the Galesburg area and Illinois. Part 3 focuses on the process of legalizing video ...
Lottery Glitch Causes Stores To Lose, Players To Win Big CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — A lottery ticket worth just a couple of dollars may have ended up worth hundreds. It's a glitch that is good for players but is costing stores ...
Chicago Mayor Again Pitches Illinois Casino Expansion To Ease Budget OnlinePokerReport.com
Outgoing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Illinois lawmakers to move on a proposed city-owned casino to ease the growing pension shortfall.
Illinois Retailers Suffer During Lottery System Upgrade NBC Chicago
The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused troubles for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. Illinois Lottery ...
Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what's the lottery, casino tab in other states? The Coloradoan
Americans spend about $261 in casinos and on lottery tickets. Nevadans spend the most, $5000 per adult. Rhode Island leads in lottery spending.
How Illinois bet on video gaming and lost Rockford Register Star
Legalizing video poker and slots was supposed to generate billions of dollars for the state. A decade later, that hasn't happened. Now, legislators want to double ...
Illinois Awards 215 Megawatts of Community Solar, but Developers Left Hungry Greentech Media
The Illinois Power Agency ran a much anticipated solar lottery on Wednesday and awarded renewable energy credits to community solar projects across the ...
The Illinois community solar lottery results are in. Did you win? pv magazine USA
The Illinois Power Agency has chosen the community solar projects that will receive SRECs as part of the state's renewable energy procurement plans.
Report: Video gambling sees significant growth in Illinois The State Journal-Register
CHICAGO — Video gambling has seen significant growth in Illinois, with revenues increasing by more than 75 percent in just the last three years, a new state ...
Winning Illinois Lottery ticket sold at Abingdon liquor store Peoria Journal Star
ABINGDON — A winning lottery ticket was sold here at a liquor store Sunday.The Illinois Lottery says a person bought a ticket at Ma and Pa Liquors on South ...
$4 million Mega Millions prize remains unclaimed WLS-TV
The winner of a $4 million lottery prize sold at a Chicago gas station for a Mega Millions drawing is still unknown.
Southern Illinois man wins $2 million in Illinois lottery scratch off Belleville News-Democrat
Steven Repp of Southern Illinois won $2 million in the Illinois Lottery scratch off game 100X instant. He bought the ticket at Circle K in West Frankfort. A Granite ...
Illinois Lottery retailers unable to cash scratch offs, for now HOI ABC
The Illinois Lottery said they are temporarily unable to validate instant tickets, that means no cashing scratch offs. Communications Director, Jason.