Sports Betting

Churchill Downs withdraws bid from race for Waukegan Casino license

Just a few hours after the announcement of sale of Arlington International Racecourse to the Chicago Bears, Churchill Downs withdrew its bid from the race for Waukegan Casino license. The Chicago Bears NFL team has agreed to acquire the Arlington racecourse property for around $197 million.... read more

National Bank of Ukraine unveils illegal betting payments processed by Leo payment system

The National Bank of Ukraine conducted an audit of the financial company FC Leogaming Pay LLC for 2019 and 2020, which owns the brand of the international payment system Leo, a non-bank financial institution licensed by the National Bank of Ukraine to transfer funds in national currency without... read more

Georgia voters likely to face casino ballot referendum in November 2020

Georgia is one of the few states in the US that doesn’t have tribal or commercial casinos, but that could change soon as voters could decide in favor of lifting of the state’s long prohibition on nearly all sorts of gambling in November this year.

Earlier this week, members of the Georgia... read more

Four Winds Casinos in Michigan and Indiana to reopen Monday

The Pokagon Gaming Authority has approved Four Winds Casinos’ reopening plans, clearing way for the gambling and entertainment properties to resume operations as soon as early next week.

Four Winds owns and operates four gambling properties in the region, including the Winds Casino Resort... read more

Once permitted to reopen, Detroit casinos will resume operations under strict capacity curtails

Casinos in Detroit, once permitted to resume by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, will have to follow strict capacity curtails along with a number of guidelines tailored to defend public against a potential flare-up of new corona virus transmissions.

The largest city in the Midwestern state of... read more

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker allows mobile sports betting registration until COVID-19 crisis ends

Casinos in many states across the country are opening up under strict health and safety guidelines. However, as Illinois casinos remain closed due to deadly COVID-19 crisis, Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an order late Thursday to allow sports betting enthusiasts to register for mobile accounts... read more

Illinois General Assembly amends Chicago Casino Tax Structure

Pushing the long-awaited Chicago casino project closer to reality, members of the Illinois General Assembly amended casino tax structure for the city after state lawmakers agreed to trim down its tax responsibilities.

The Windy City businesses have been under lockdown since mid of March... read more

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