Looking for Off Track Betting Locations in Chicago?

Whether you find yourself on the North side, or the South side of Chicago, fantastic horse betting action is just up the block, or around the corner. For the times that you can’t make it trackside, live horse betting action is offered at numerous City of Chicago offtrack betting bureaus.

OTB Chicago

OTB Chicago

Welcome to OffTrackBettingChicago.com! We are your one stop source for information on all things related to horse wagering at the track, off track betting, or with one of our top rated online racebooks.

From majestic Balmoral Park to the historic Hawthorne Race Course, horse betting fans in Chicago have enjoyed parimutuel wagering since July 1, 1927.

Steeped in history, where Triple Crown winners Citation and Secretariat once raced, live Chicago horse racing isn't accessible to all horse betting fans. That’s where Off Track Betting Chicago comes in to play. We recommend the top online racebooks, along with the best OTB locations in greater Chicago area.

Betting with our top online racebooks is simple, safe and secure. We have done the homework for you as we present only the best internet horse wagering websites. We also bring you the best in the business when it comes to OTB locations in Chicago and the surrounding area.

Balmoral Park - Hawthorne Horse Racing

Located minutes south of downtown Chicago, majestic comes to mind when describing Balmore Park. This harness racing track features lush bluegrass, imported from Kentucky, it’s roof is constructed with Red Spanish tile, and the infield lakes are genuine spring-fed bodies of water. Balmoral is a horse players playground and is located a quick 37.8 miles south of Chicago, Illinois.

Hawthorne Race Course is home to the Chicago Derby, which had its first running in 1923. This 1 1/8 Miles (9 furlongs) race, for Thoroughbred Three Year Olds, heads to the post annually in April. Winners of the Chicago Derby include Smarten, Peaks and Valleys, and War Emblem, who won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes races in 2002.

When in the greater Chicago area, a tour of the historic racetracks is a must for all horse betting enthusiasts . For those outside the Land Of Lincoln, fantastic Chicago horse betting excitement is just a click away once you open in an online betting account of one of our top rated racebooks. For horse racing action from around the globe, open an account today.

Those who crave the live action of horse racing, in a track like setting, can visit one of the recommended OTB brureaus at OffTrackBettingChicago.com. Down the street, or around the State of Illinois, live horse wagering action is closer than you think!

Hawthorne Race Course Chicago OTB

Chicago Area Off Track Betting Bureaus

OffTrackBettingChicago.com was created to help horse betting enthusiasts connect to the best in off track horse wagering, along with the safest and most secure online racebook betting sites.

Most of our top recommended OTB bureaus feature state of the art, high definition televisions, quality sound for the call of the race. Top it off with exciting pari-mutual betting, that comes with real time track odds.

When it comes to online horse betting, we dig deep to bring horse racing fans the safest, most convenient, racebook betting on the Internet. Racebooks don't make our top recommended list until they pass our rigorous screening policy. Open an online horse betting account and get into the winners circle today!

OffTrackBettingChicago.com is your one stop shop for information on OTB bureaus, along with their convenient locations, in the City of Chicago.

West Jackson Off Track Betting Bureau

223 W Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL 60606, USA (312) 427-2300 no website

Champaign Off Track Betting Bureau

2002 W Springfield Ave Champaign, IL 61821, USA (217) 398-8238 no website

Mud Bug Off Track Betting Bureau

901 W Weed St Chicago, IL 60642, USA (312) 787-9600 no website

Peoria Off Track Betting Bureau

3225 N Dries Ln Peoria, IL 61604, USA (309) 687-3062 no website

Carbondale Off Track Betting Bureau

1360 E Main St Carbondale, IL 62901, USA (618) 457-2877 no website

Effingham Off Track Betting Bureau

1208 N Keller Dr Effingham, IL 62401, USA (217) 342-3377 no website