Gov. Pat Quinn is replacing everyone on the Illinois Gaming Board except the chairman, an advocate for strong regulation of gambling.
The chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board warned Gov Pat Quinn on Wednesday not to expand gambling operations in Illinois. Aaron Jaffee said he wants Quinn to veto legislation passed earlier this year that would allow for a massive expansion of casino gaming in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn plans Thursday to meet with Illinois Gaming Board Chairman Aaron Jaffe, as the governor weighs whether to sign the bill that would dramatically expand gambling in Illinois.
The Chicago Crime Commission is urging Gov. Pat Quinn to re-appoint the retired judge who heads the Illinois Gaming Board.