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    I just moved to Chicago area, what is the best sportsbook in Illinois?

    I am attending DePaul grad school.

    What is the best place to watch NFL games in downtown Chicago area?

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    Use them all. Caesars and Fanduel are probably the best.

    Never been there, but here's a sportsbetting themed bar. https://overunderchicago.com/

    I went to law school at that downtown location on Jackson, many moons ago.

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    I use Bet Rivers currently
    But I'm not in downtown
    Great Sportsbook and game day at the casino

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    Who moves to Chicago on purpose?? This is the real question. I would have found another grad school to attend
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cougar Bait View Post
    I use Bet Rivers currently
    But I'm not in downtown
    Great Sportsbook and game day at the casino
    I would not recommend BetRivers. I don't think any sportsbook should take 72 hours or more to pay any customer that wins, at least on the app. I think that is wrong. In person, I'm sure they pay right away. Pointsbet take less than 24 hours for sure and that would be my choice.

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    I know a bookie named Tony Rizzo in Chicago.

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    You want a bar or an actual sportsbook to watch games?

    There's no sportsbooks downtown. From downtown you could go to Rivers casino in Des Plaines, or cross the border and go to the horseshoe in hammond IN. Other casinos around chicagoland will be a decent bit further than those two.

    Draftkings is building a sportsbook right next to wrigley field. It should be opening over the summer I think.

    For sports bars, there is a gazillion in Chicago. Around DePaul's loop campus isn't the best sports bar area, but I'm sure you could find something. That overunder bar thatd2bets linked to is not far from DePaul's lincoln park campus. I've been there before, they have a ton of TVs and food is decent.

    Wrigleyville in general has a ton of places to watch games. Barstool has a sports bar in river north on hubbard, which is just north of downtown. Lots of other bars around there too. Wells st and division st in the gold coast lots of places to watch games and is close to downtown.

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    ask landers.

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    Landers been to every one

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    None in downtown Chicago as of now

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    Go to O Block and make a video , show some respect to King Von and FBG Duck!

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    pequods is a must

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    I love visiting south Chicago when ever I can just to see if I can get shot and killed. That's all I know about that dump..

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyingillini View Post
    Go to O Block and make a video , show some respect to King Von and FBG Duck!
    Illini, do you think those two made it to heaven?

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    Quote Originally Posted by d2bets View Post
    Use them all. Caesars and Fanduel are probably the best.

    Never been there, but here's a sportsbetting themed bar. https://overunderchicago.com/

    I went to law school at that downtown location on Jackson, many moons ago.
    ~~~
    Did you ever graduate?
    What the hell is a degree from Over/Under worth?

    Did they teach you to glean Twitter for all of your relevant
    arguments?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 19th Hole View Post
    ~~~
    Did you ever graduate?
    What the hell is a degree from Over/Under worth?

    Did they teach you to glean Twitter for all of your relevant
    arguments?
    Dude, I'm old af. Twitter was a bird sound when I was in school. Look at my join date here. Fortunately, sports betting wasn't even a thought in my mind back then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hehfest View Post
    Tyrone Dindu-Nuffin 8 ball Casino and Resort
    Sounds like the Compton Casino me and Booya played craps at.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiggityDaggityDo View Post
    Sounds like the Compton Casino me and Booya played craps at.
    The good old Crystal Casino. Craps and dodging bullets
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    Enkhbat ,just pray everyday you don't get shot in Chicago

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    Quote Originally Posted by dimaggio8 View Post
    I would not recommend BetRivers. I don't think any sportsbook should take 72 hours or more to pay any customer that wins, at least on the app. I think that is wrong. In person, I'm sure they pay right away. Pointsbet take less than 24 hours for sure and that would be my choice.
    I don't know what happened to you but my money is paid out within about 3 minutes almost every time. There's no other book I've come across that does that. Instant payouts aside i still find Betrivers to be the best with an easy interface and bet options... at least for nhl anyway. Ive tried all the illinois books and there really isn't a close 2nd for me

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    Here in Iowa im down to 2 i use Bet Rivers and Circa.Circa is not yet available in Illinois.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Booya711 View Post
    Who moves to Chicago on purpose?? This is the real question. I would have found another grad school to attend
    I guess International students.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcaulay777 View Post
    Here in Iowa im down to 2 i use Bet Rivers and Circa.Circa is not yet available in Illinois.
    Down to 2 why? Limited? River is one of the fastest to limit.

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    whatch out for rubberneck jake

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugsy777 View Post
    Enkhbat ,just pray everyday you don't get shot in Chicago
    Or car jacked.

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