Chicago Tonight

Gambling Expansion’s Impact on Addiction

Clip: 03/23/2022 | 7m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Since opening up to sports betting in 2019, Illinois has rapidly emerged as one of the top gaming markets in the nation. The Illinois Gaming Board says residents wagered $7.1 billion last year alone. Now, just in time for March Madness, Illinois has dropped an in-person registration requirement for sports bettors, making it even easier to gamble using online apps.

Aired: 03/23/22

Rating: NR

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