Video Poker

Video posted on You Tube allegedly showing a Bolingbrook police officer playing video poker. (Credit: You Tube)

Bolingbrook Investigating Whether Officer Played Video Poker On Duty

The Bolingbrook police department is investigating what one of its officers was doing behind the wheel of his squad car last weekend.


Video Poker machine. (CBS)

North Suburban Highwood Considers Adding Video Poker

The community hosting the great pumpkin festival is now considering whether it should also be hosting video poker games. WBBM’s John Cody has more on the debate underway in north suburban Highwood.


Video Poker machine. (CBS)

Video Gambling Slow To Move Ahead In Illinois

Video gambling in the state seems to be in a holding pattern.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Photo Of Michael Sarno. (AP Photo)

Reputed Mobster ‘The Large Guy’ Gets 25 Years

A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a reputed mob boss to 25 years in prison.


Kirk Dillard

State Rep: Put Gasoline Taxes Toward Capital Construction Projects

An Illinois lawmaker has revived his idea to put gasoline sales tax proceeds toward capital construction projects, replacing controversial video gambling as a revenue source.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Video Poker machine. (CBS)

Hearings On State Construction Plan Revive Video Poker Debate

If the state’s Capital Construction Program is revived, much of the money for it would come from legalized video poker machines.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

State Senate President John Cullerton

Report: Cullerton Moves To Repeal Video Poker Law

In a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.


Alderman Joe Moore

Moore: Let Voters Decide On Chicago Casino

As pro-casino forces continue lobbying Springfield for an expansion of gambling, Ald. Joe Moore (49th) says the people should judge.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

Photo Of Michael Sarno. (AP Photo)

Closing Arguments Under Way In Chicago Mob Trial

Closing arguments are under way in the federal racketeering trial of a reputed Chicago mob boss and his alleged crew.