OTB Locations in Illinois
The State of Illinois is another area of North America that has embraced the off-track betting concept. From June 2019, different racing parks within the state can establish a limited number of off-track betting locations. This is set out in the Illinois horse racing Act.
FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing Park have 2 locations and Hawthorne has 16 off-track betting locations. These venues are legal areas offering comfortable dining, excellent food, plenty of drinks, and television monitors to watch the horses.
Below are some of the most popular OTB locations in Illinois:
Trackside Chicago OTB
This is a good OTB for casual dining and drinks over a few bets. Bettors can place something on the Illinois races. Furthermore, the choices of bets extend to other areas of the States and the world. They have private areas with a TV and a sociable bar for a sit-down drink. There is something for everyone at this location.
Address: 901 W. Weed Street, Chicago, IL 60642-2540
Shooter's Bar & Grill OTB (Don Carter Lanes)
This OTB has a steady stream of happy customers, and for good reason.
Shooter’s Bar & Grill at Don Carter Lanes has grown famous for comfort, quality food, and a large selection of drinks. What about making a bet? It is a relaxing place to bet on local races. There are also opportunities to make a wager on other races in the U.S and abroad. They have over 80 television monitors for watching the excitement. This OTB is open seven days a week. A great place to enjoy some downtime.
Address: 4007 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108(815)
Trackside Waukegan OTB
Trackside Waukegan OTB has over 250 television monitors to follow all the odds and horseracing action. It is made for racing all over North America. So make a punt on the Illinois races and many others. Trackside Waukegan OTB has a casual and relaxing feel about it. Great dining and drinks are also available. It has the newly redesigned Finish Line Restaurant, the Grandstand Bar, the Horse Shoe Bar, and the Backstretch Deli.
Address: 630 S. Green Bay Road Waukegan, IL 60085(847)
Sam's Triple Crown
Sam's Triple Crown is a fantastic meeting place for friends and family. It is a place to enjoy a punt, have a great meal, and enjoy some drinking. If the horses are on, then the opportunities to leave with some money are numerous. The track has 30 large screens for sporting events and seeing the odds. Leave with a big smile, a full stomach, and hopefully a bit richer.
Address: 9201 159th St, Orland Hills, IL 60487, USA
The Turf Room
The Turf Room has an American-style menu that changes regularly. The turf room has three dining rooms, a lounge, a wine bar, or track room, and so much more. A wonderful experience is only a visit away at The Turf Room. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere, service, and a full tummy. Finally, don't forget to make a bet and see if a winner comes up.
Address: 1033 Kilbery Ln, North Aurora, IL 60542-4600