Deadline Coming For Action By Quinn On Gambling BillThe deadline is nearing for Gov. Pat Quinn to act on the state’s gambling expansion bill.
Casino Fails To Shuffle Cards, Sues Gamblers Who Won $1.5 Million At first, it seemed like a coincidence, the kind of thing that happens from time to time at a casino, where the same number or same sequence of cards happens twice in a row.
Opinion: Why Is China's Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.
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.
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.
Lawmakers Pass Huge Gambling Expansion Bill, But Will Quinn Approve It?Illinois lawmakers are rolling the dice once again on a gambling bill, but its fate remains unclear.
New Jersey Governor Moves To Legalize Sports GamblingNew Jersey will defy a federal ban and let people bet on the outcomes of football, basketball and other games this fall, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday.
Senate Leader Wants To Legalize Online PokerAccording to a report, Senate President John Cullerton discussed the idea of making Illinois an Internet gambling hub, suggesting the state could organize a major online poker game and gain worldwide popularity.
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.
Gambling, Economic Issues Remain Unresolved As New Year ApproachesA new year doesn't mean the end to old problems for the State of Illinois.
Report Commissioned By Quinn Casts Doubt On Gambling RevenuesA new report commissioned by Gov. Pat Quinn says the initial gambling expansion bill passed by lawmakers in May would bring in about $840 million less in new revenue than supporters have claimed.
State Rep Says Gambling Bill Must Pass This WeekIf a gambling bill is going to come to a vote, it has to happen this week, according to the architect of the latest incarnation of legislation to expand gambling in Illinois.
New Gambling Proposal Surfaces In State HouseThe second half of the Illinois General Assembly fall veto session begins Tuesday, with gambling expansion still to be dealt with.
Quinn, Lawmakers Discuss Economy; Casinos Don't Come UpGov. Pat Quinn and top Illinois lawmakers talked about jobs at their latest high-level meeting Tuesday.
Future Dim For Alternative Illinois Gambling ProposalA different gambling proposal that encompasses many of Gov. Pat Quinn’s ideas is making its way through the Illinois General Assembly, but its future is dim.