Illinois legislators are holding several meetings to discuss a possible online gaming regulation.
If the Legislature passes an online gambling bill that was introduced in Illinois, the state could generate US$1.7 billion in the first five years.
Illinois authorities would allow another casino in Springfield, where MGM is opening a luxury venue.
A bill to legalise and regulate the DFS industry in Illinois has been introduced in the General Assembly.
Private operator of the Illinois Lottery has been denounced twice for seeming irregularities in the company’s gaming services.