Summer Schedule Finalized

Summer Race Dates

Hosted by Illinois Dept. of Agriculture.

Tuesday, May 16th-3-Year-Old & Up Preview-Springfield

Tuesday, May 23rd-3-Year-Old & Up Preview-Springfield

Saturday, June 3rd-2-Year-Old Preview-DuQuoin

Qualifiers will be held on all 3 dates before the purse races. Purse races for preview races are for Illinois-Breds only.

Hawthorne Races at Springfield and DuQuoin

Thursday, Friday, June 8th-9th in DuQuoin

Thursday, Friday, June 15th-16th in Springfield

Thursday, Friday, June 22nd-23rd in Springfield (3-Year-Old Cardinal/Violet Races)

Friday, Saturday, June 30th-July 1st in DuQuoin

Thursday, Friday, July 6th-7th in Springfield

Thursday, Friday, July 13th-14th in Springfield

Thursday, Friday, July 20th-21st in Springfield

Thursday, Friday, July 27th-28th in Springfield

Qualifiers will be held on the first day of races each week before the purse races.

For all races, post-times will be noon in Springfield and 1:00 p.m. in DuQuoin.

Legislative Update

Legislative bills have been filed in the House and the Senate which would address the current 35-mile rule regarding the second racino. Neither bill has been assigned to a committee hearing yet.

Site with the best games online

Modern technologies have reached such a level that any lover of gambling entertainment has a online casino in a smartphone or PC – now it is not necessary to visit the gaming hall.

Online casinos are also popular among Indian citizens. Beginners appear on the services every day, who try their luck, thereby acquiring a new hobby.

Online Casino India

Initially, such services in India were treated with caution, since in India these activities were under strict control. However, in 2018, India allowed online casinos, and now gambling sites can legally operate in the country. This step brought many advantages: firstly, the state budget was replenished, and secondly, the IT sector received new opportunities for development.

Citizens began to spend a lot of time playing Indian slot machines. The Indian rupee appeared on many sites, such a move simplified the process of depositing and withdrawing funds.

Benefits of Legitimate Online Casinos in India:

  • financial transactions are carried out instantly;
  • developed own software;
  • generous selection of bonuses;
  • services are available from a smartphone;
  • the tax is paid by the platform itself.

Not all citizens are allowed to play, the main requirement is the age of majority. Many sites require verification to verify age.

Casino Licensing in India

To obtain a casino license in India, the following conditions must be met:

  • there must be at least 2.25 million Belarusian rubles on the operator’s account;
  • the owner of the club must not have a criminal record;
  • there must be an office in the country;
  • needs to be checked.

After legalization, many services left the “gray” segment of the market. Users began to trust them more and, accordingly, the number of players increased. It has become more convenient to use online casino portals in India, as they are located on Belarusian domains.

Criteria for compiling a casino rating

With the legalization of casinos, their number has increased markedly. But not all services have reached the “top”, players choose the portal according to specific criteria. An online casino is successful if:

  • the service has a clear interface;
  • has a large number of available games;
  • offers generous bonuses;
  • has a license.

Users pay attention to the license, as it is the guarantor of fair transactions. The available bonuses at the casino are also of great importance – this is important for both new players and experienced ones. Often, services offer attractive free spins or info rewards just for signing up.

Another important plus is the variety of games. The same type of gambling entertainment quickly gets bored, so players prefer “games with a plot.” They make the game much more interesting. The Indian casino rating is made up of several indicators and to a large extent depends on the opinion of the players.

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