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.
Emanuel Pushes For Chicago Casino Legislation As Deadline LoomsGov. Pat Quinn has until Tuesday of next week to decide whether he will sign, reject or alter legislation expanding gambling in Illinois – and allowing a casino in Chicago.
Mayor Emanuel Downplays Report He Cussed At GovernorWitnesses describe an expletive-filled phone call to Gov. Pat Quinn over how the governor has dealt with casino gambling and pension reform.
Emanuel Continues Push For Chicago CasinoMayor Rahm Emanuel says he is still pushing for the Illinois General Assembly to approve a bill expanding casino gambling on the state, and clearing the way for a Chicago casino.
Man Who Slapped Bears' Hester At Casino Pleads GuiltyThe man accused of slapping the back of Devin Hester’s head at a Des Plaines casino in October pleaded guilty Thursday and avoided jail time.
Ministers Push For Casino In Ford HeightsA coalition of south suburban ministers said Monday that it's not promoting gambling, but the ministers do want a casino in far south suburban Ford Heights.
Kane County Official Warns Casino Tax Revenues Are UnsustainableThe head of the Kane County Board is warning that the county has to wean itself from what she calls an unreliable source of revenue.
New Casino Is 'Cannibalizing' Business At Other Facilities, Official SaysNew figures seem to support the argument that new casinos cannibalize the profits of existing ones.
Emanuel: City Desperately Needs Cash From CasinoMayor Rahm Emanuel says he and Gov. Pat Quinn should be able to work out their differences over legislation that would clear the way for a casino in Chicago, among other places.
Quinn To Emanuel On Chicago Casino: Don't Count On Cash YetGov. Pat Quinn gave Mayor Rahm Emanuel a piece of his mind on Tuesday, telling him you can't spend money from a Chicago casino that is still a long way from reality.
Most Northwest Indiana Casinos’ Revenues Down In JuneThe Northwest Indiana casino market, like that in all the Chicago area, continued to decline last month, with only Ameristar in East Chicago showing some increase in revenues.
Rep. Jackson: Quinn Is Dragging His Feet In Boosts For South SuburbsGov. Pat Quinn is answering criticism from U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., and said Thursday that he will have plenty more to say soon about what he's doing for the south suburbs.
Quinn, Gaming Board Chairman To Discuss Gambling ExpansionGov. Pat Quinn plans Thursday to meet with Illinois Gaming Board Chairman Aaron Jaffe, as the governor weighs whether to sign the bill that would dramatically expand gambling in Illinois.