News – Illinois gamblers can now register for online betting.

iBET ETF Insights: Two years ago, Chicago opened its doors to allow for sports betting at its casinos, and since then they’ve done $9 Billion in wagers across the state. With a new law Sunday, residents are now able to sign up for sports betting accounts on their phones instead of driving down to the casino. The staggered opening allowed the brick and mortar casinos to get a head start on operators such as FanDuel and DraftKings. With March Madness around the corner, the online registration process could have a substantial effect.