SB 690

The Illinois legislature passed this   gaming expansion bill last spring and included several important amendments to the Video Gaming Act.  Key outcomes of this Legislation include:

  • The ability to install up to 6 video gaming terminals (“VGTs”) in a licensed establishment
  • Increased limits on amounts wagered and won on a single play
  • Introduction of in-location bonus jackpots up to $10K
  • The ability to perform remote supervision of RAM clear, installs, swaps, etc.
  • The ability to install up to 10 VGTs at LARGE Truck stops
  • Inclusion of $1 credit denomination
  • A significant yet manageable tax increase phased in over 2 years.

Here is a link to the full bill: