Tag: Chicago Cubs

Relaxed Registration Rules Push Illinois Handle to New Heights in October

Relaxed Registration Rules Push Illinois Handle to New Heights in October

The Illinois Gaming Board released its October numbers on Thursday, reporting more than $435 million in handle—a single-month record in the state’s fourth full month of operations. More than 94% of the reported October handle was wagered online, according to the IGC. Online sports gambling operators shattered September’s record of […]

The centerfield scoreboard at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. (Image: Patrick Gorski/USA Today Sports)

Wrigley Field Could Host DraftKings Sportsbook

Chicago Cubs fans may get to bet on their team at Wrigley Field whenever patrons are allowed back into games. DraftKings Plans Wrigley Field Sportsbook The Cubs announced a partnership with DraftKings to make the Boston-based company its official DFS and sports betting partner. It’s the latest in a series […]

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon takes the ball from relief pitcher Jose Quintana at Wrigley Field. (Image: Jon Durr/USA Today Sports)

NL Wild Card Race: Nats and Brewers In, Cubbies Dunzo After 6-Game Skid

The NL wild-card race might have decided itself over the weekend when St. Louis Cardinals swept the Chicago Cubs, who dropped four, one-run games in a row, and now find themselves four games behind the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals with only six games remaining in the regular season. What […]

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by his  teammates after slugging a 3-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. (Image: Quinn Harris/Getty)

NL Wild Card Race: 1.5 Games Separate Cubbies, Nats, and Brewers

With 12 games remaining in the regular season, the NL Wild Card race is down to three teams jockeying for the final two Wild Card spots after the streaking Chicago Cubs caught the slumping Washington Nationals, and the Yelich-less Milwaukee Brewers hang tough on the playoff bubble. The NL Wild […]