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Is luck running out for Illinois casinos?

Is luck running out for Illinois casinos?

Illinois faces long odds in getting anywhere close to the revenue it has projected through an expansion of gaming, according to one industry expert. Tom Swoik, executive director of the Illinois Casino Gaming Association, said state lawmakers saw dollar signs when...

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Danville casino could open sooner than expected

Danville casino could open sooner than expected

The Danville casino could soon be opening sooner than expected. According to city officials, the developer that is most likely to be recommended to the city council is proposing to open a temporary casino. The state of Illinois is no stranger to casinos. There are...

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Sports Betting May Come Up During Illinois Veto Session

Sports Betting May Come Up During Illinois Veto Session

The Illinois state legislature legalized sports betting in June. Three months later, there’s been little progress — at least publicly — toward the end goal of going live, and multiple stakeholders around the country suggest that the legislature could have more to say...

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Illinois bets on gambling expansion

Illinois bets on gambling expansion

The expansion of gambling in Illinois could turn the Prairie State into the Land of Lincolns. But just where to drop those extra $5 bills with so many neon lights blinking in your face? The Illinois Lottery instant games await just a vending machine push of the button...

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Village Board to hear video gambling license requests

Village Board to hear video gambling license requests

Two requests for video gaming licenses will be up for discussion during the Lake in the Hills Village Board’s Committee of the Whole meeting Tuesday. May’s Lake in the Hills LLC is seeking a liquor license and video gaming license to open up a 2,320-square-foot gaming...

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City Council to consider changes to video gaming rules

City Council to consider changes to video gaming rules

The Springfield City Council is set to debate updates to the city’s video gaming ordinance Tuesday during its committee hearing. The proposed changes come months after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a massive gaming expansion bill into law that, among other things,...

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