Horse Racing + Sports Betting

Only Hawthorne has it all!

POINTSBET is Hawthorne’s sports betting partner.

The best online and retail bookmaker in Illinois, offering all your traditional fixed odds markets for sports with more wagering options on NBA & NFL than any other bookmaker in the world. Plus PointsBet has the world’s most exciting sports betting format, PointsBetting – where winnings or losses aren’t fixed, but depend on how correct your bet is.


  • Cash sports betting with a concierge or self-serve kiosk
  • Cash funding & withdrawals for your mobile accounts
  • Wager on Illinois College games (only available for in-person wagers!)

Sports Bars with Betting? Yes, Please.

– Live Cash Betting Everyday –

Our Cash Sports Betting Locations

4 Cash Betting Locations

In partnership with PointsBet, Hawthorne offers four cash sports betting locations throughout Chicagoland.  Hundreds of big screen TVs, self-service kiosks and in-person betting concierge at full-service sports bar restaurants.

Hawthorne Race Course

  • 60 TVs
  • Jumbo Projections
  • (5) 85″ screens
  • High Limit Station
  • Self-serve kiosks
  • Leather Captain’s Chairs
  • Dedicated Sports Bar

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  • 163″ HERO TV
  • (24) 75″ TVs
  • Leather Captain’s Chairs
  • Party Couches
  • Sports Bar Seating
  • Surround Sound
  • Full-service menu

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Villa Park

  • (20) 80″ TVs
  • (5) 160″ HD Displays
  • 160 TVs
  • Enclosed all-season patio
  • Sports bar seating
  • Full-service menu

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Prospect Heights

  • 100 TVs
  • 100′ Wrap-Around Bar
  • (2) All-Weather Patios
  • Beer Garden
  • Leather Captain’s Chairs
  • Full-service menu

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