Feds: Ex-Burnham Village Clerk Stole $650,000 For Casino RunsA south suburban elected official who allegedly stole more than $650,000 from taxpayers and spent it at casinos has agreed to plead guilty.
Northwest Indiana Casinos Post Lower Revenues AgainThe five casinos took in a total of $95.3 million last month, an 8.9 percent drop from the $104.3 million in revenue reported in March 2013, according to the monthly report issued Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
Gaming Board Considering 24/7 Operations For Illinois CasinosIllinois casinos are currently required to close for two hours a day but spokesman Tom Swoike is arguing for round the clock operation, seven days a week.
Indiana Gambling Revenue Declines In NovemberAs Illinois continues to consider gambling expansion, Indiana is watching its casino revenue drop.
Quinn Says He Won't Be Signing Latest Gambling BillMembers of the Illinois General Assembly trying to make a deal with Gov. Pat Quinn over the latest gambling expansion bill have promised him they will pass an ethics ordinance this fall if he will just sign the bill.
Bill For New Casinos Soon To Land On Quinn's DeskA bill that would create five new casinos in Illinois will likely land on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk by the end of the month.
Report Commissioned By Quinn Casts Doubt On Gambling RevenuesA new report commissioned by Gov. Pat Quinn says the initial gambling expansion bill passed by lawmakers in May would bring in about $840 million less in new revenue than supporters have claimed.
State Rep Says Gambling Bill Must Pass This WeekIf a gambling bill is going to come to a vote, it has to happen this week, according to the architect of the latest incarnation of legislation to expand gambling in Illinois.
Quinn, Lawmakers Discuss Economy; Casinos Don't Come UpGov. Pat Quinn and top Illinois lawmakers talked about jobs at their latest high-level meeting Tuesday.
Future Dim For Alternative Illinois Gambling ProposalA different gambling proposal that encompasses many of Gov. Pat Quinn’s ideas is making its way through the Illinois General Assembly, but its future is dim.
Quinn Won't Sign Gambling Bill, Wants Scaled-Back PlanGov. Pat Quinn won’t sign a massive gambling expansion bill is proposing, in its place, a scaled-back alternative that would give Mayor Rahm Emanuel a casino in Chicago
Lawmakers Say Revision To Gambling Bill Will Please EveryoneIllinois lawmakers say they have crafted a revision to the expanded gambling proposal that will please everyone, but Gov. Pat Quinn says that’s all news to him.