Is NFL betting legal in Illinois?
Betting on the NFL is fully legal in Illinois. Sports betting has been allowed in the state since 2019 and there is no particular section in the Illinois Sports Wagering Act that prohibits wagering on American football.
This means that if you are located in Illinois and at least 21 years of age, you can legally place NFL bets at retail sportsbooks, online betting apps, and other sporting venues.
Best sportsbooks for NFL betting in Illinois
The big question is, which is the best online sportsbook in Illinois for NFL betting? Whilst that is ultimately a personal decision, here is a quick look at some of the best options out there: