Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Sports Wagering Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board shall require an online sports wagering licensee to, after every 10 wagers made online by an individual, display a pop-up message directing that individual to websites on gambling addiction help.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board shall require a licensed online sports wagering operator to, at least once every hour, display a message advising the individual of the time elapsed since logging on, advising the individual of the amount of money wagered since logging on, and including hyperlinks to websites and telephone numbers that offer gambling addiction assistance.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Provides that the Department of the Lottery shall offer a joint special instant scratch-off game for the benefit of the special causes of: the Carolyn Adams Ticket For The Cure; the Scratch-off for Illinois veterans; the Scratch-out Multiple Sclerosis scratch-off game; the Quality of Life scratch-off game; the Go For The Gold scratch-off game; the Scratch-off for State police memorials; the Scratch-off for homelessness prevention programs; the Scratch-off for Alzheimer's care, support, education, and awareness; the Scratch-off for United Negro College Fund Illinois; and the Illinois DREAM scratch-off. Provides that the joint special instant scratch-off game shall commence on January 1, 2024 or as soon thereafter, at the discretion of the Director of the Lottery, as is reasonably practical and shall be discontinued on January 1, 2027. Provides that once the joint special instant scratch-off game is used to fund a special cause, the game will be used to fund the special cause for the remainder of the special causes' existence per the causes' respective provision. Provides that new specialty tickets and causes authorized by this Law shall be funded by the joint special instant scratch-off game. Provides that the Department shall be limited to supporting no more than 10 causes in total at any given time. Repeals a provision regarding the scratch-off game for school STEAM programs. Creates the scratch-off for United Negro College Fund Illinois. Provides that the UNCF Scholarship Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. Creates the Illinois DREAM scratch-off. Provides that the Illinois DREAM Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. Makes other changes and conforming changes in the State Finance Act and the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. In provisions concerning a special instant scratch-off game for the benefit of Alzheimer's care, support, education, and awareness, removes language providing that the scratch-off game shall be discontinued on January 1, 2025. Creates the Illinois Lottery Special Instant Scratch-off Task Force. Sets forth provisions concerning the purpose, membership, and compensation of the Task Force. Provides that the Department of the Lottery shall provide administrative support and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall, by January 1, 2025, submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly. Effective immediately.