Top Industry Updates

Top Industry Updates

SB 690 Re-Cap

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:… [READ MORE]

Opt-Out Municipalities

SMSIL has received several reports of local authority resistance to the addition of the sixth Video Gaming terminals. We need the support of every Terminal Operator and Licensed Establishment owner… [READ MORE]

Sweepstakes Machines

Unlike the video gaming terminals (“VGTs”) the state has regulated and taxed since 2012, so-called “sweepstakes machines” don’t pay similar taxes or fees to state or local government. … [READ MORE]