New Gambling Expansion Plan Fails In Illinois HouseThe Illinois House has voted down the latest proposal to expand gambling in Illinois.
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.
Emanuel Hoping For Casino Compromise, But Quinn Not BudgingMayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday called Gov. Pat Quinn's position on a expanded casino gambling in Illinois "a starting point for negotiations," but the governor responded with comments that seemed to say "which part of ‘no’ don't you understand?’”
Quinn Won't Sign Gambling Bill, Wants Scaled-Back PlanGov. Pat Quinn won’t sign a massive gambling expansion bill is proposing, in its place, a scaled-back alternative that would give Mayor Rahm Emanuel a casino in Chicago
Edgar Says Future Of Racetracks Depends On Slot MachinesThe state's horse racing industry doesn't see much of a future unless the tracks get slot machines.
Crime Commission Blasts Gambling Expansion PlanThe Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday said that legislation to allow for a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois is “deeply flawed” and would be bad for the state.
Quinn Calls Gambling Expansion Bill 'Excessive'Gov. Pat Quinn has called the pending gambling expansion bill “excessive.”
House Approves Major Gambling Expansion PlanThe Illinois House has passed proposed legislation that would pave the way for a major expansion of casino gambling throughout the state.
State House Set To Discuss Gambling ExpansionWhile gambling revenues are on the way down, the number of locations where you can place a bet may be on the way up.
State Lawmakers To Weigh Gambling ExpansionOutgoing Illinois lawmakers are heading back to Springfield for their two-week lame duck session, and they hope to decide whether casinos will be coming to Chicago and several suburbs.