Internet Gambling Does Not Make It Through Illinois Legislature

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Internet gambling will not be legalized in the state of Illinois this year, as a measure to legalize the act did not get adopted before the end of the state's legislative session.

The bill was never formally introduced, as a lack of interest and other priorities such as pension fund overhaul ended up taking priority over online betting. Now that the session is over, it is unlikely that such a measure will be passed this year.

As the old saying goes: "Well, there is always next year."

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.