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.
Quinn: Illinois Gaming Board Should Have Oversight Over Chicago CasinoMayor Emanuel has backed legislation that would establish a Chicago gaming board to oversee a city casino operation. But speaking at a city club luncheon, Governor Quinn said state regulators must have the ultimate power of oversight.
Police: Stolen Rings May Lead To Casino Murder SuspectGriffith Police believe that the person who kidnapped Mary Austgen may have taken two rings she was wearing during the abduction.
2 Investigators, BGA: Casino Treats Joliet Officials To VIP CardsIt’s not illegal, but it’s a bad bet, the BGA says. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Photos Released Of Possible Suspect Wanted For Abducting Woman Found Dead At CasinoThe Griffith Indiana Police Department has released photos of a possible suspect believed to responsible for abducting 76-year-old Mary C. Austgen from her business on March 28.
Emanuel: Chicago Casino Money Would Go To SchoolsMayor Emanuel says Chicago children would be the beneficiaries if the state allows the city to have a gambling casino.
State Sen. Wants Casino Revenue To Go To Police, Fire PensionsState Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago) said 20 percent of the revenue of the city-owned casino in Chicago should go to the city’s police and fire pension funds.
Gov. Quinn Vetoes Casino Expansion Bill Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed the casino expansion bill.

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