Illinois sets December deadline for online-only sports betting licences

| By Robert Fletcher
The Illinois Gaming Board has set a deadline of December 3 this year for applications for three additional online-only sports betting operator licences in the US state.
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The licences will be available to operators that do not currently hold a licence in the state or only have a temporary operating permit.

In line with the Illinois Sports Wagering Act, only an initial three online-only licences will be made available during the application process, which officially launched on August 5.

The board will formally notify the three successful applicants within 90 days of making a public announcement about the bids. Once named as a winning bidder, the applicant will have to pay a fee of $20m to secure the licence.

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