Illinois Lawmakers Approve First Step Toward Casino In ChicagoIn a historic vote, Illinois state lawmakers bet on casinos and sports wagering.
Indiana Lawmakers Considering Casino Moves, Sports BettingA shake-up of Indiana's gambling laws being debated could see two new casinos being built and allow legalizing sports betting to start as early as next year.
New Owner Seeks To Move Gary Casinos Off Lake MichiganThe new entity Spectacle Entertainment has announced it is buying the Majestic Star Casino boats in Gary for an undisclosed price.
Rolling The Dice To Expand Gambling In IllinoisGetting approval is once again far from a sure bet.
Gary Casinos May Ban SmokingA casino giant hopes to snuff out a proposed smoking ban in Gary Indiana.
Video Gaming Revenue Continues To Rise; Surpasses CasinosRevenues from video gaming are outpacing those from casinos for the first time in Illinois.
Appeals Court Slashes Damages To Illinois Riverboat CasinosAn appellate court has sharply reduced a jury's damages award to several Illinois casinos from $78 million to $26 million in a case tied to imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
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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.
Northwest Indiana Casinos Post Lower Revenues AgainThe five casinos took in a total of $95.3 million last month, an 8.9 percent drop from the $104.3 million in revenue reported in March 2013, according to the monthly report issued Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
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.
Indiana Gambling Revenue Declines In NovemberAs Illinois continues to consider gambling expansion, Indiana is watching its casino revenue drop.
Quinn Says He Won't Be Signing Latest Gambling BillMembers of the Illinois General Assembly trying to make a deal with Gov. Pat Quinn over the latest gambling expansion bill have promised him they will pass an ethics ordinance this fall if he will just sign the bill.
Bill For New Casinos Soon To Land On Quinn's DeskA bill that would create five new casinos in Illinois will likely land on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk by the end of the month.