HomeIllinois Sports Betting NewsHard Rock Receives Retail and Mobile Sports Betting Licenses in Illinois

Hard Rock Receives Retail and Mobile Sports Betting Licenses in Illinois

Hard Rock has been granted mobile and retail sports betting licenses by the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB), becoming the 10th operator to gain approval for sports betting in Illinois.

Sports betting will soon be available for Hard Rock customers at their Rockford casino and through a mobile app set to launch in the near future.

“We are excited to add sports betting as the latest amenity to Hard Rock Casino Rockford — The Opening Act,” said Geno Iafrate, President of Hard Rock Casino Rockford. “We are very appreciative of the IGB’s hard work and diligence to get us to this point.”

With Hard Rock’s approval for licensure, the Illinois sports betting market is poised to see even more growth.

This development is significant, given that the state has already been one of the most successful in the country for sports betting, generating over $23.8 billion in revenue since 2020.

With the addition of Hard Rock, consumers can look forward to increased competition and better odds.

What the Addition of Hard Rock Means to Illinois Sports Bettors?

Illinois sports bettors gain another betting option and another “out” for line shopping.

Hard Rock is a famous brand that could bring in new customers while providing an additional sports betting option for Prairie State bettors and gamblers to enjoy.

Illinois has already been an extremely prosperous state for sports betting, generating over $23.3 billion in betting handle since 2020, and with the addition of Hard Rock, the competition will only increase.

Illinois bettors will benefit from Hard Rock’s approval for a sports betting license. With this development, they will have more options, maybe better odds, and greater convenience when placing their bets.

A major convenience for Illinoians is Hard Rock’s mobile app, which allows Prairie State sports bettors to place wagers on the go. This feature is handy for those who like to bet on games while they’re watching them.

All in all, the expansion of Illinois’ sports betting market and the addition of Hard Rock to it is a promising development that Prairie State bettors can look forward to.

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