Sports betting plans for Chicago arenas, stadiums stall at City Council

Dec 8, 2021

Chicago aldermen balked Tuesday at a plan to allow sports betting at Wrigley Field, the United Center and elsewhere, despite Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s hope that adding a 2% city tax to the gambling returns would blunt criticism that the sportsbooks would cut into tax money collected from a planned city-run casino.

Source: Chicago Tribune