Betting on fantasy sports in Illinois falls into that grey area many states find themselves in. Is it legal? No. Is it illegal? No. Does it exist?
Yes. DFS sites such as DraftKings, FantasyDraft, Monkey Knife Fight and FanDuel can all be accessed in Illinois. The state has yet to regulate, and tax, the industry but it is expected soon which will change nothing for players.
Best Daily Fantasy Sites For Illinois
Daily Fantasy Sports are available for Illinois residents, including the two biggest and most popular sites such as FanDuel and DraftKings. There are also other major daily fantasy sports betting sites that accept players in Chicago, including sites like Yahoo! and many more. This definitely is a big plus for Illinois sports fans with how popular fantasy sports have become over the last few years.