Betrivers sportsbook, operated by Rush Street Gaming, is now live in Illinois. The betting venue (sports bar) is the first in Illinois sports gambling site. It is open at Rivers Casino De Plaines with the online sports betting option and a mobile app to follow later this year. Get ready, Chicago!
Although Illinois still hasn’t given the go-ahead for legalized online sports betting, most industry experts expect it’s merely a matter of time until it gets the stamp of approval. When that happens, those same industry analysts are of the opinion that BetRivers will be the first sportsbook out of the gate with an offering of online sports betting within the Land of Lincoln.
Rush Street Interactive, owner of the BetRivers brand, are operators of the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, one of the sites already operating a legal sportsbook within the state. Already in place is an agreement between Rush Street Interactive and GeoComply, which will provide geofencing technology in the state of Illinois. This technology is required by law to prohibit online bettors from placing wagers when not physically situated within the boundaries of the state.
The BetRivers Illinois Sportsbook at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines handled its first wagers on March 9, 2020. Former Chicago Blackhawks star Eddie Olczyk placed the ceremonial first bet. Eddie O bet on the Chicago White Sox to win the 2020 American League pennant.
BetRivers already has established a presence among the leaders in legal online sports betting within the USA. Illinois is one of seven states with a BetRivers sportsbook. Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Iowa and Colorado are the others.
The BetRivers online sportsbooks are known for their easy to operate interface, wide selection of betting lines and markets and deep bench of live betting options.
What Sports Are Available To Bet On?
Sports fans who wager with the BetRivers sportsbook won’t be disappointed, no matter the sport that they support. There’s all the big leagues that a player would expect to find – NFL, MBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA basketball and football.
Soccer fans will find wagering offered on matches, leagues and international tournaments from around the globe. All the top tennis and golf tour events are also available for wagering. The same is true for MMA, boxing and motorsports.
Followers of niche sports such as rugby, darts, cycling, table tennis, cricket, surfing and volleyball can also get their bet down at BetRivers.
Bettors can play all of the standard wagers at BetRivers, such as moneyline, spread and total betting. There’s also future book wagering, and prop and parlay offers galore.
The live betting menu at BetRivers is also rich. As well, they livestream many events right on their website, making live betting even easier to track.
Betrivers Illinois Bonus Code & Terms
BetRivers Illinous currently offers a 100% matching first deposit bonus to new players worth up to $250. The offer comes with a 1X play through requirement. The bonus code for Betrivers Illinois sportsbook/casino will be ILLINOISGAMBLER.
Betrivers Promo Code for Illinois
Betrivers Illinois promo/bonus code for the sportsbook and casino will be ILLINOISGAMBLER. To gain the BetRivers 100% matching first deposit bonus worth up to $250, players will have to enter the bonus code “ILLINOISGAMBLER” upon making their initial deposit.
Every player at BetRivers Illinoius will be eligible for the iRush Rewards Program. With this promotion, every real money wager a player makes will earn both Loyalty Level Points and Bonus Store Points.
Loyalty Level Points are used to increase a player’s Loyalty Level and Bonus Store Points can be redeemed to purchase rewards in the BetRivers Bonus Store.
To top up a BetRivers account, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card are all accepted.
And there it is. Bet Rivers goes live with the first Indiana online sports betting app.— Robert DellaFave (@RobertDellaFave) October 3, 2019
1) Welcome bonus is consistent with other Rush Street properties: 100% match up top $250 with 1x playthrough.
2) Same loyalty program, interface, etc
3) Same lines as BetRivers PA pic.twitter.com/zuVgNdMZWh
Other approved forms of payment include PayNearMe, online bank transfer, PayPal, cash deposits at the brick and mortar casino cage and the BetRivers Play+ card.
One of the best aspects about wagering via the BetRivers mobile app is that the website looks the same whether it’s being accessed by a laptop or desktop computer, or a mobile device.
Android users can download the BetRivers app directly from the BetRivers web page. Those with an iOS device will need to access the app through the Apple Store.
Sportsbook at Rivers Casino Des Plaines
BetRivers Sports Bar is your place to catch every minute of the action. Visit in person and place bets (incl. parlays) on March Madness, Super Bowl, NFL games, NBA matches, UFC fights and more. Address: 3000 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018.
Located snuggly between Chicago and one of the busiest airports in the world, Illinois Rivers Casino Des Plaines is the top-rated casino in the state. It took years of legal wrangling to come to pass but since it has opened its doors, it’s been a complete success. This is the newest of all the Illinois casinos (and now a sportsbook) as looks the part. They are a casino first and foremost with over 1000 slots and 50 table games. They also host a live music and entertainment venue as well as seven restaurants and bars. Free parking, free shuttles to and from the airport, nearby hotels, downtown hotels, and from city’s subway system make Rivers the most accessible casino in the state.