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.
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.
Springfield Businesses Polled On Statewide Gambling ExpansionWhile Illinois waits for Gov. Pat Quinn to decide what to do with gambling legislation on his desk, the chamber of commerce in one of the cities affected is surveying its members to ask what they think.
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.