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Video gaming allowed in parts of Pekin

Video gaming allowed in parts of Pekin

https://ift.tt/3heT1B3 PEKIN, Ill. (HOI) -- Video gaming will now be allowed in several Pekin establishments. Council members unanimously approved an ordinance Monday night, allowing video gaming in restaurants, taverns, clubs, or fraternal organizations. Video...

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Video gaming may be coming to Maryville

Video gaming may be coming to Maryville

Two gamblers try their luck on the slot machines inside Bubby and Sissy’s bar on Belle Street in Alton in 2019.John Badman/Hearst Newspapers https://ift.tt/2SG9eXu MARYVILLE — Imagine hitting the slots while sipping a cold, frosty adult beverage or trying your luck at...

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Tinley Park OKs 1-cent tax on video gambling

Tinley Park OKs 1-cent tax on video gambling

https://ift.tt/3wzdhDI Thank you for supporting our journalism. This article is available exclusively for our subscribers, who help fund our work at the Chicago Tribune. Tinley Park officials have approved a penny-per-play tax on video gambling terminals that will...

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Bartlett doubling video gambling licensing fee

https://ift.tt/3uVfGHj Bartlett is doubling its annual licensing fee for video gambling machines but making terminal operators pick up most of that cost. Starting next May, the cost to license each device will jump from $500 a year to $1,000. However, terminal...

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Pritzker moves state into Bridge Phase

https://ift.tt/3eq1iln SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) -- The state could fully reopen in just over a month if current trends hold. Governor Pritzker announced the state is set to enter the bridge phase on Friday, May 14. The bridge phase is a 28-day period that the state...

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Edwardsville to poll residents about video gaming on April 6

https://ift.tt/3cIlBbI EDWARDSVILLE — Amid all of the candidates in next month’s election, there are two referendums for Edwardsville voters, too, one binding and one not. A proposition about video gaming is non-binding while a second proposition about whether to fold...

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