Illinois Kicks Off Sports Betting; Eddie Olczyk Places First Wager At Rivers Casino SportsbookLegal sports betting is now underway in Illinois, after Rivers Casino in Des Plaines opened the state’s first sportsbook on Monday.
Cook County Wins Slot Machine Tax Fight With Rivers CasinoThe owners of the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines have lost a three-year court battle with Cook County, over a slot machine tax approved by the Cook County Board.
Rivers Casino Fined For Sending Materials To Gambling Addicts
Report: Rivers Casino Meant Big Revenues For Illinois Last YearThe newest Illinois casino helped to raise the state’s take from gambling for the first time since 2007.
Report: Emergency Radios Failing Inside Rivers CasinoWhen it comes to safety and security, the city of Des Plaines does not want to gamble on the communications equipment at the new Rivers Casino.
Bears Fan Who Slapped Hester ApologizesThe man accused of slapping Bears return man Devin Hester while waiting in line at a Des Plains casino has apologized.
Devin Hester Assaulted At Casino Last WeekDevin Hester was a battery victim last Friday at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. He was slapped in the back of the head while waiting in line.
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.
Rivers Casino Crowds Already Too BigOn only its first day of being open to the public, the Chicago area’s newest casino was proving to be a little bit too popular.
State Hopes To Hit Jackpot With Des Plaines CasinoThe State of Illinois is hoping to hit the jackpot with the area’s newest casino in Des Plaines.
Gaming Board Boss Wants Quinn To Veto Casino ExpansionThe chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board warned Gov Pat Quinn on Wednesday not to expand gambling operations in Illinois. Aaron Jaffee said he wants Quinn to veto legislation passed earlier this year that would allow for a massive expansion of casino gaming in Illinois.
Suburban Casino Under Construction Brings 1,000 New JobsLady Luck is going to smile on a thousand eager job-seekers hoping to fill the 1,000 openings at a new suburban gambling mecca.
Rivers Casino JobsThe Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is looking for about 1,000 new employees.
1,000 Jobs Coming To Des Plaines CasinoThe new Rivers Casino is seeking to fill roughly 1,000 positions, from managers to restaurant personnel.