Bill Status of HB1405 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: EXCHANGE TRADE WAGERING
Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita
| 3/10/2023||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Sports Wagering Act. Provides that "exchange trade wagering" means the buying and selling of betting contracts at any time prior to the conclusion of an event based on a describable zero to 100 scale of probability and employing a recognized market surveillance technology used in United States financial markets that is capable of identifying wagering activities indicative of problem gambling, money laundering, and other actions detrimental to the integrity of sports wagering. Provides for the creation of an exchange trade wagering license. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board may issue up to 2 exchange trade wagering licensees. Provides for eligibility of an applicant for a license. Provides for specified licensing requirements and fees. Provides that the license shall not be considered a property right. Provides that taxes levied and collected from an exchange trade wagering licensee shall be the same as taxes levied and collected from a master sports wagering licensee. Provides that an exchange trade wagering license is limited to exchange trade wagering and may not be used to allow a licensee to participate in other types of gambling. Effective immediately.