Two New Bills for Online Gambling in Illinois Give Life to Legalization for the State
Online gambling in the state of Illinois has been a topic of choice for some time now. The state joins many others since the beginning of the year to try for the legalization of online activities. Illinois wasn’t too eager to push for regulated online activities until now. There have been two bills proposed with online gambling included in them. The bills are at the statehouse with one more day to be acted upon when adjournment takes place.
If you look at the timeline these things need the chance that the bills will get approved are slim to none, but there is always hope, leaving the possibility of online gambling getting approved an option.
Online gambling and Illinois have always clashed. Revenue questions were always an issue with even getting the bills to the first stage, but this time is different, way different. The first bill S208 is an amendment that will legalize online activities in the state. This bill is the one that is in the Senate now. The second bill S1805 has already passed through the Senate and now sits in the House. Excitedly enough, daily fantasy sports is included in both bills that are waiting.