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Public Comments Sought on Shaping Illinois Sports Betting



    The Rundown: Sports Betting, Mammogram Law, Pumpkin Spice

    The top headlines you need to know as your start your day on Aug. 27, 2019.


    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019)

    The Illinois Gaming Board is seeking comments and suggestions on shaping the state's newly legalized sports betting industry.

    The Gaming Board announced Tuesday that it had opened a public comment period. It will end Sept. 27. The board wants comments from the public, the gambling industry and others in advance of the rule-making process.

    Sports wagering was legalized by a law signed June 28. Gaming Board Administrator Marcus Fruchter says the comment period is "an important step in a process to ethically and expeditiously establish a regulatory framework" for sports betting.

    The board will post all comments received on its website after the close of the comment period.

    Gaming Bill Passes in the House

    Gaming Bill Passes in the House

    Lawmakers in Springfield are finishing some important business Saturday evening. One of the most talked about bills on the table during this spring session is about gambling and sports betting. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter has the latest on this controversial proposal.

    (Published Saturday, June 1, 2019)

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