Quinn Rains On Ill. House Gambling Parade Offering up a direct challenge to a resistant Gov. Pat Quinn, the Illinois House resurrected a huge expansion of legalized gambling Wednesday that includes a land-based casino in Chicago, four more on riverboats and allowing ailing horse-racing tracks to add slot machines.
Illinois House Votes To Exempt Casinos From Smoking BanIllinois lawmakers have begun moving forward with an effort to lift the state's smoking ban at riverboat casinos located near other states without smoking bans.