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Illinois Sports Betting Bill Expected Next Week

Illinois’ sports betting bill could be ready next week, Rep. Mike Zalewski (D, Riverside) said. This comes as the legislative session ticks towards its conclusion May 31. Zalewski has been working on HB 3308 since February, and says that they have held several...

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Campton Hills residents vote to keep video gambling ban

CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills residents on Tuesday sent a message that they don't want video gambling in their community. As part of an advisory referendum in Tuesday's election, 648 residents said they were against allowing video gambling in the village, compared to...

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Urbana grocery store looking to add video gambling

URBANA, Ill. (WCCU) — The debate about video gambling in Urbana is back. The local Save-A-Lot store on Broadway Avenue is looking to add up to five gambling machines in its liquor store. The business is looking to make a profit, but for some frequent shoppers, they...

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Unpacking Pritzker’s Tax Proposals: Gambling

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker last month laid out his plan for a state budget. But the Democratic governor is perhaps being too optimistic, counting on proposals for tax revenue sources that still need to be negotiated. One of those is the expansion of gambling and...

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