Illinois legislature approves amendment to allow online registration

House Bill 3136, which has passed both houses in the state Senate with 100 votes to 13, has proposed that the requirement will end either when an operator is granted a specific master licence for online sports betting, which will be permitted under the bill, or on 5 March 2022 – whichever event occurs first.

The Illinois Gaming Board had previously set a deadline of 3 December 2021 for applications for three additional online-only sports betting operator licences within the state.

Under the current Illinois sports betting laws, in-person registration is required to create a sports betting account.

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