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Off-track betting in Illinois

If you're looking to dive into the thrilling world of off-track betting in Illinois, you've come to the right place. We've got all the information you need to get started, including a complete list of all off-track betting locations in Illinois.

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Off-track betting locations in Illinois

Before you place your bets, you'll need to know where to go. Illinois is home to a variety of OTB parlors where you can wager on horse races.

Below is a list of all 16 off-track betting locations in Illinois along with their addresses and Illinois horse racing track affiliation:

OTB

Address

Race track

Trackside at Crazy Pour

105 East North Avenue Villa Park, IL 60181

Hawthorne Race Course

The Piazza

85 Executive Drive, Aurora, IL 60504

Hawthorne Race Course

Crestwood OTB

13148 Rivercrest Dr., Crestwood, IL 60445

Hawthorne Race Course

Evergreen Park OTB

2517 W. 95th St., Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Hawthorne Race Course

Saddle Room

2559 Pratum Avenue, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Hawthorne Race Course

Club Hawthorne Joliet

2200 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435

Hawthorne Race Course

Black Eyed Susan

17030 Torrence Avenue, Unit G, Lansing, IL 60438

Hawthorne Race Course

Salerno's Pizzeria

621 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

Hawthorne Race Course

Stoney Point Grill

19031 Old LaGrange Road, Mokena, IL 60448

Hawthorne Race Course

The Turf Room

650 Randall Crossing Lane, North Aurora, IL 60452

Hawthorne Race Course

Oakbrook Terrace OTB

17W648 22nd St, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Hawthorne Race Course

Players Pub & Grill

1250 South River Road, Prospect Heights, IL 60070

Hawthorne Race Course

Club Hawthorne Rockford

4007 East State St., Rockford, IL 61108

Hawthorne Race Course

Time Out OTB

315 Belle Street, Alton, IL 62002

Fairmount Park

Route 3 OTB

2400 Mississippi Avenue Sauget, IL 62201

Fairmount Park

Capital Teletrack

​1766 Wabash Avenue Springfield, IL 62704

Fairmount Park

What is off-track betting?

Off-track betting, commonly known as OTB, is a form of gambling where you can place bets on horse races at locations other than the racetrack.

These OTB parlors are licensed and regulated in Illinois, offering a convenient way to wager without having to be at the track.

How to place a bet at an OTB parlor in IL

Ready to place your first bet? This is how easy it is to place a bet at an OTB parlor in Illinois.

  1. Select your race and horse: Browse through the available races and pick the horse you want to bet on.
  2. Choose your bet type: Decide on the type of bet you want to place, such as Win, Place, or Show.
  3. Place your bet: Head to the betting window, provide your selections, and hand over your cash.

FAQ

Are there any off-track betting locations in Chicago?

Yes, there are multiple off-track betting locations in the Chicago Area. Crestwood, Evergreen Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Lansing, Villa Park, and Mokena are all areas in Chicago that have OTB parlors.

What do Illinois laws say about off-track betting?

The Illinois Horse Racing Act allows Fairmount Park to set up as many as 9 off-track betting locations. Similarly, Hawthorne Race Course can establish up to 16 OTB's. As of now, Hawthorne Race Course has 13 off-track betting locations, and Fairmount Park has 3.