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What Are the Gambling Age Restrictions in the United States?

Can I Gamble at 18 in the US?

Most states have minimum gambling age restrictions of 21, but it varies because there’s no consensus. At least four states allow players over 18 to gamble: Oklahoma, Montana, Wyoming, and Rhode Island. Most states allow anyone over 18 to play the lottery and bet on horse racing. However, no states allow anyone under 16 years […]

Illinois Casinos to Reopen Doors in July

Illinois Casinos to Reopen Doors in July

The state’s gambling places have been closed since March to help prevent the spread of the global pandemic, coronavirus. The reopening of casinos and the resumption of video gambling machine operatives are part of Phase 4 of five-phases. This is to restore Illinois’ plan that proposes to reinstate businesses and other aspects of people’s lives. […]

Sports Betting Might Be Permitted in Illinois

There is a program that is going to launch soon that will allow gamblers to make parlay sports bets through the kiosk. The Chicago Sun-Times showed this in a new report, where people are allowed to make bets at numerous gas stations or stores in Illinois. The report further adds, restriction for gambling would be […]

Airport Slot Machines Will Benefit Illinois’ Revenue Coffers

Airport Slots games

A report by Union Gaming Analytics found that adding airport slots would bring in a significant revenue increase to Illinois. The study reportedly determined that adding slots to the Chicago Midway International Airport and O’Hare International Airport could bring in US$18.5 million a year. The estimated figure was determined by looking at adding 500 slots […]

Illinois Gambling Expansion Moving Forward

Illinois Gambling Expansion bill passes Senate

There’s good news for residents of Illinois as it is looking like the proposed bill to allow for the construction of land-based casinos will be approved. At this stage, the only casinos that are permitted have to be riverboat casinos, but this new bill will change all of that. The only downside is that the […]