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Sports book coming soon to Chicago Land area (Hammond, Indiana)

Sports book coming soon to Chicago Land area (Hammond, Indiana)

Thousands of Bears fans will make their way to Soldier Field Sept. 5 to witness the team’s latest grudge match against the Green Bay Packers.
But instead of trying to score tickets or plunking down on the couch to watch on TV, it’s a safe bet that scores of additional die-hards will trek a mile across the Indiana border to the Horseshoe Hammond Casino, where they’ll be able to put down the Chicago area’s first-ever legal wagers on the nearly century-old rivalry.
While the Illinois Gaming Board scrambles to draft regulations on sports betting — not to mention a mountain of additional legal wrangling sprung from the state’s mammoth gambling expansion — executives at the Indiana casino that’s just a 25-minute drive from the Loop plan to announce Monday their new sports book will launch Sept. 4, a day ahead of the NFL kickoff.

Mitchell Armentrout

This will be really exciting!! For us Chicagoan’s- we do not have to go all the way to Vegas to sports bet! I am so ready for football there is like 16 days left. Baseball season has been crushing me and we’re all excited over here to see Da Bears!!

This has been a long time coming and I am seeing for revenge! Last time I bet on the Packers in Vegas back in 2011, it was against the Falcons. The line was -2.5 and the Packers were going for a field goal. The fucking kicker shanks it left….Falcons get the ball and win it. There goes my 6 team parlay to win $800. FUCK THE PACKERS, I hope that the Bears cream them.