Officials Blame Video Gambling For Declining Revenue At Illinois CasinosLocal and gaming officials say the rise of video gambling in Illinois is causing revenues to fall at the state’s casinos, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
DuPage Considering Lifting Video Gambling Ban Five years after the DuPage County Board banned video gaming machines, they could soon be coming to an establishment near you, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
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.
Commission: 'Sweepstakes' Games Should Be OutlawedAn anti-crime group is backing legislation in the Illinois General Assembly that would outlaw "sweepstakes" machines that the group says are illegal video gambling devices — unregulated and inviting to organized crime.
GOP Governor Candidates Share Views On GamblingThe four contenders spoke at a Thursday evening forum in Peoria.
Over/Unders for Bears at LionsThe Bears and Lions do battle in week four, get your wagers here that you'll likely not find anywhere in Vegas!
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.
Who Do You Love - Week 1 Results The McNeil and Spiegel Show’s Showpot had a tough go over the weekend.
City Council Approves Increased Penalties For 'Quality Of Life' CrimesThe City Council has approved a crackdown on people who blatantly violate the laws on some key quality of life issues.
Mayor Wants To Get Tough On Drinking, Gambling, Urinating In PublicDrinking, gambling and urinating on the public way are crimes that, Chicago Police contend, can “ruin the social fabric” of a neighborhood and set the stage for more serious crimes, including prostitution, gang loitering and narcotics sales.
IRS Agent Links William Beavers’ Campaign Spending To Gambling SpreesAn IRS agent indicates he gave Commissioner Bill Beavers every possible break in figuring his tax liabilities, reports WBBM's John Cody.
Dramatic Opening For Defense In Beavers Tax TrialDuring a losing streak at Hammond’s Horseshoe Casino in April 2007, William Beavers went back to the bank three times in less than five hours to cash a total of $6,000 in checks from his political campaign fund, prosecutors alleged as the Cook County commissioner’s trial began Thursday.