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PENN Entertainment to break ground for relocated Hollywood Casino Joliet

The entirely new land-based casino and entertainment facility will replace the company’s nearby riverboat casino when completed.

Betway cashes out of online sports betting in Illinois, again

The operator withdrew its application for an online-only license last week, leaving The Prairie State still with three licenses up for grabs.

Circa Sports launch in Illinois joined by former NFL star

To celebrate, football legend Brian Urlacher joined the Circa Sports team for a sports-filled day at its new brick-and-mortar sportsbook in American Place in Waukegan.

McCann Systems wins Best Casino Award

Commercial Integrator Magazine recognized the provider for its work on DraftKings Sportsbook at Wrigley Field.

Circa Sports launches online and retail sportsbook in Illinois

The mobile app is live as is the brick-and-mortar location within the new American Place Casino in Waukegan in partnership with Full House Resorts, Inc.

Gaming and Leisure Properties acquires land under Hard Rock Casino in Illinois

Gaming and Leisure Properties announced that it has acquired the land associated with the Hard Rock Casino Rockford development project in Illinois from an affiliate of 815 Entertainment for $100 million.

Illinois Gaming Board approves two sports betting operators

Hard Rock Casino Rockford received a sports wagering operator license, while Betway was named as the the applicant for an online only sports wagering license.

Top 10 casinos I want to visit

Here are 10 gambling spots that Casino City's Jarrod LeBlanc would like to visit in the future.

Schedule announced for 2023-2024 World Series of Poker Circuit

The anticipated regional poker tour returns for its 19th season beginning Wednesday, 19 July at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma.

DraftKings Sportsbook to open at Wrigley Field next week

Home of the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley will welcome the sports bar and restaurant, with retail sports betting to be added later.

World Series of Poker going for Main Event record

After falling just 110 entries short of “The Main Event” record in 2022, the 54th annual WSOP will have its first-ever Main Event Maynia Global Qualification Weekend on 20 and 21 May.

Casino City’s Friday Five: Ontario iGaming and groundbreaking edition

The first-year results have been released for iGaming in Ontario and the numbers show why the Canadian province has quickly become a top market in North America.

Hard Rock Casino Rockford rolls out live table games

Live Blackjack, 3 Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em are available beginning today at the Illinois casino.

Rivers Casino announces partnership with MSC Cruises

Rush Reward Members at all Rivers Casino locations will receive an annual cruise benefit that applies to most of the company’s sailings worldwide.

Full House Resorts to open new gaming destination tomorrow

The Temporary by American Place in Illinois will open to the public at 8 p.m. tomorrow night and features 1,000 slot machines and 50 table games in the casino.

Playtech enters US retail sports betting market

The gambling technology company is partnering with Gold Rush Amusements to distribute its sports wagering kiosks across Ohio.

PointsBet and Hawthorne Race Course unveil new sports betting destination

The PointsBet Sportsbook, located at Club Hawthorne, marks the fourth retail location for the company in Illinois as part of its partnership with Hawthorne Race Course.

Bally's Chicago Casino receives critical support

The City Council voted to approve an amendment to authorize zoning for the construction of the casino.

Bret Michaels announces 2023 Parti-Gras Tour

The 12-date show will bring its way to Hollywood Casinos in Joliet, Illinois, and Maryland Heights, Missouri.

Top 10 casino openings and expansions for October 2022

Sin City is just one area in the gaming world to expect new attractions and venues. Here, we take a look at 10 openings and expansions since our last edition.

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