A Final Shot At Legal Illinois Sports Betting Arrives This Week

Months of whittling down multiple options for Illinois sports betting culminate this week with Rep. Mike Zalewski planning to unveil one last-ditch amendment.

The House will try to push it forward in the final days of the legislative session.

Zalewski, who chairs the Revenue and Finance Committee, said the amendment will include the lottery, mandate the use of official league data for in-play wagers, and lower the fees and taxes from the last two amendments.

He also said a so-called “penalty box” for DraftKings Sportsbook and FanDuel Sportsbook is the only issue still being worked out with stakeholders.

“That remains the No. 1 issue to be decided upon and then I think we can file a final amendment,” Zalewski said.

Not the Keanu kind of bad actor …


Read more at www.legalsportsreport.com/32653/illinois-sports-betting-last-chance/