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Illinois Gaming Board Grants Hard Rock Casino Rockford Two Licenses; Betway Receives Online-Only Betting License

On July 27, the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB), the state’s gambling regulator, officially revealed that it validated Hard Rock Casino in Rockford to manage a sportsbook, granting it a retail and mobile license, and revealed Betway as the sole “winning bidder for one of the Illinois 3 licenses for betting online only.”

Submitting a request to the IGB:

Now Hard Rock, which recently revealed the rebranding of its mobile application, will have to submit a request to the IGB to start betting after being granted the Ma…