Lightfoot Reverses Course On Stadium Betting, Now In Favor

Proposed Chicago Casino

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced her support for a bill that would regulate stadium betting. The bill would allow betting at five of Chicago’s sports stadiums. Critics have claimed that this could cannibalize Chicago’s gaming market right as Lightfoot seeks to open a casino in the city. CHICAGO – The battle over where Chicago’s gaming … Read more

Casino Owners Oppose Allowing Sportsbooks In Chicago Stadiums

Wrigley Field

Rivers Casino owner Neil Bluhm has publicly opposed the idea of allowing sportsbooks to launch at Chicago sports stadiums. Bluhm argues that this would hurt the potential revenue from the Chicago casino that will be built. Bluhm is one of the bidders aiming to get the sole Chicago casino. CHICAGO – While Chicago residents await … Read more

Mattress Mack’s $20M Astros Wager Needs Divine Intervention

Mattress Mack

Mattress Mack has put $2 million on the Houston Astros to win a $20 million profit. Mack paid for a group of nuns to attend game 1 of the ALCS, where the Astros won. The Astros are down 2-1 in the ALCS to the Boston Red Sox and have +350 odds to win the World … Read more

Houston Astros New AL Favorites Over White Sox, Yankees

Houston Astros

The Houston Astros are the +275 betting favorites to represent the American League in the World Series. The Chicago White Sox have +375 odds to win the American League while the New York Yankees are at +550. HOUSTON – The Houston Astros have become the betting favorite to win the American League and make another … Read more