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Xurro Chicago is one of many hot spots in and around the Windy City. If you are out on the town and looking for a treat or a place just for a delicious ...

They call it Greek fast food. That’s a gyro and if you haven’t experienced what this wonderful Mediterranean favorite is like, you must give Windy City Gyros a ...

It was in early December 2020 when word was released that the Ameristar Casino in East Chicago was going to be the location of a Barstool Sportsbook. While ...

It was back in September 2020 when news broke about the partnership formed between the Chicago Cubs MLB baseball team and the fantasy sports giant DraftKings. ...

When PointsBet burst onto the Illinois sports wagering scene in September 2020, they did it in a big way. At the time, a partnership was announced between ...

As if it hasn’t been challenging enough for the gambling industry to work with restrictions that change often regarding COVID-19 safety. Then the Illinois ...

Who would have thought that COVID-19 would have a positive impact on real estate in the Windy City? In the past year, that has been the case for suburban ...

For a change, something good and fun has come out of the pandemic. Pop up food services are becoming a regular sight in and around Chicago to the point where ...

Looking for a local hot spot when you are in downtown Chicago? Well, you can’t spend any time in the Windy City without at least visiting Michigan Avenue. ...

When you hear the name Starbucks, what comes to mind? You probably think about the quality of a steaming hot paper cup of Joe with a muffin and the occasional ...

Recently released figures from the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) show that the state has most certainly embraced the sports betting industry. The total handle ...

In September 2020, a Request for Information (RFI) was sent out by the City of Chicago. The request revolves around an upcoming integrated resort (IR) project ...

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-74 on December 11, 2020. The seven-page document is an update of COVID-19 Executive Order No. 70 that ...

The terms “ghost kitchen” and “virtual restaurant” have been more commonplace than before, thanks to the pandemic. But when you think about what they are, and ...

There is no doubt that Christmas 2020 will be forever remembered as this generation's most interesting holiday where getting together required technology to ...

Our neighbors to the north have quite a lot to say about online gambling since they have been at it for several years. But is there something that legislators ...

If COVID-19 is still getting you down and is the reason why your holiday season may not be as bright as it has been in the past, you won’t want to miss Manual ...

“Healing From Hate” is a new documentary from filmmaker Peter Hutchison. The first virtual screening of this work will be co-hosted by the Chicago theatre ...

A new multi-million dollar sportsbook partnership has recently been announced that will enhance the already evolving sports betting landscape in Illinois. This ...

Just when you thought that online sports betting and casino development had reached a pinnacle in the State of Illinois, another player has come to the table. ...

Just when you thought it was safe to venture out into the sea of slot machines at your favorite Illinois casino, new COVID restrictions have been announced. It ...

FanDuel Sportsbook now has the green light to move forward with its plan of entering the Illinois sports betting market with a retail outlet. This resulted ...

The word aggressive comes to mind when one thinks about the approach PointsBet has taken since entering the Illinois sports betting market. They made a big ...

Although the state of Illinois has not been in the sports betting industry for very long, it has embraced the revenue stream quickly as residents adopt the ...

The Tropicana Evansville property is changing hands. Caesars Entertainment, which built the casino hotel and entertainment complex, has agreed to sell it to ...

Any idea why you haven't had any success in placing wagers in Illinois for college or university games? That is, assuming that you are a sports bettor living ...

Online sports betting has most certainly caught on in Illinois. The stats are staggering and in August 2020 casinos did a massive amount of business thanks to ...

Sports betting has caught on in Illinois. It's obvious when you look at the numbers that are being generated through wagers collected at both retail and mobile ...

Sports betting has transformed Illinois since it was legalized. Sportsbooks opened and bettors are getting more than their fill of the hobby they love most - ...

Wouldn't it be cool to have access to a sportsbook that you not only get to place wagers through but can watch live-streamed games through their app or ...

Twin Rivers Worldwide Holdings (TRWH) recently entered the Illinois market with its recent purchase of Jumer's Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Illinois. The ...

With online sports betting exploding in the Land of Lincoln you would think that expanding the online gaming options to include casino gambling just makes ...

The wait is over. Sportsbook operator PointsBet has opened the newest retail sportsbook in Illinois in partnership with Hawthorne Race Course. The facility is ...

The formal announcement was made on September 25, 2020. In it were details of an agreement struck between PointsBet and the Chicago Bears. The day before, ...

PointsBet Illinois has chosen to implement Global Payments Gaming Solutions selection of igaming features to permit online sports gamblers to fund their bets ...

If you are a sports bettor living in Illinois and you have not yet registered your online wagering account, you still have time. The emergency declaration ...

Penn National Gaming announced a partnership agreement on September 8, 2020, with the Kindred Group. The deal expands Kindred's US sports betting footprint, ...

The sports betting landscape suddenly changed on September 3, 2020, for Chicago Cubs fans. That was when the team jointed announced with DraftKings that a ...

PointsBet, a sports betting operator based in Australia, has entered their fourth US state with an online sportsbook. Illinois first legalized sports betting ...

DraftKings Sportsbook has added to their already strong presence in Illinois with a partnership that should put their name and logo in front of numerous ...

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