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Special Notice

Pursuant to the Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigation Plan announced by Governor Pritzker on November 17, 2020, all licensed Illinois casino gambling and video gaming operations of all kind are suspended until further notice effective at the conclusion of the gaming day at 11:01pm on Thursday, November 19, 2020.
Failure to comply with these mitigation efforts could subject licensees to discipline, up to and including license revocation.
The IGB will continue to enroll individuals in Self-Exclusion during Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigation. Individuals seeking to enroll in Self-Exclusion need to contact the Program Director to coordinate the enrollment process at an Illinois casino. The Program Director can be reached at (312) 814-4678, (312) 814-8832 or by e-mail at gene.oshea@igb.illinois.gov.

Sports Wagering Applicable Law And Standards

Sports Wagering Act

The Sports Wagering Act (230 ILCS 45) is available online on the Illinois General Assembly website.
A hard copy of the Act can be found in the printed Illinois Compiled Statutes (any publisher), which is available at all law libraries and many public libraries. Go to 230 ILCS 45/1 et seq. If referencing a hard copy, make sure you look at the latest edition plus any supplements, as the Act has undergone numerous changes which may not be included in an older edition.

Rules

Adopted Rules

When available, a copy of the Adopted Rules implementing the Illinois Sports Wagering Act, 230 ILCS 45 will be on the Illinois General Assembly website.
The following adopted rule(s) are effective but have not been published in the Illinois Register.

Emergency Rules

An emergency rule is an adopted rule which becomes immediately effective upon first filing with the Secretary of State and automatically expires after 150 days.

Proposed Rules

Proposed Rules are rules that are authorized and submitted to Secretary of State and Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR). Each of these rulemakings has been filed with the Secretary of State on First Notice but has not yet been finally adopted. For each rulemaking, there is a link to the edition of the Illinois Register where the rulemaking appears and a specific page citation within that edition. Under the Illinois Administrative Code, there is a maximum of one year between the date a proposed permanent rule is filed in the Illinois Register and the date it is adopted.

Public Commentary

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) solicited and received input from the public, the sports wagering industry, and other stakeholders regarding proposed rules and any other comments relevant to the Illinois Sports Wagering Act contained in P.A 101-0031. The 30 day public comment period closed on September 27, 2019. All submissions are compiled and posted as a Sports Wagering FAQ.