Illinois Betting Sites
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Is online betting legal in Illinois?
Yes. Online betting has been legal in Illinois since 2019. You must be 21 years of age to place a bet in Illinois. Betting on in-state college teams is not permitted online and can only be done in person, but online betting on out-of-state college teams is allowed. Online casinos currently remain illegal in Illinois.
Do I have to pay taxes on gambling winnings in Illinois?
Yes. All residents must pay federal tax on their gambling winnings, which amounts to roughly 24% — however, you can offset your losses. Residents of Illinois must also pay individual income tax on their gambling winnings, which is 4.95%.
Are online casinos available in Illinois?
No, online casinos are not available in Illinois. This could change in the future, but for now, residents may only play at sweepstakes casinos.