Officials Blame Video Gambling For Declining Revenue At Illinois CasinosLocal and gaming officials say the rise of video gambling in Illinois is causing revenues to fall at the state’s casinos, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
DuPage Considering Lifting Video Gambling Ban Five years after the DuPage County Board banned video gaming machines, they could soon be coming to an establishment near you, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
East Dundee Considers New Fees For Video Gambling MachinesThe Village Board’s decision to overturn the ban on video gambling in 2012 is proving to be a boon for both the businesses that carry the machines and northwest suburban East Dundee itself.
Gamblers Beat The Odds At Crete BarWhere’s the best place in Illinois to play those recently legalized video gambling games. CBS2’s Mike Parker found it.
Governor Thinks County Should Hold Off On Video Gambling TaxGov. Pat Quinn said Tuesday an idea to tax each slot machine and video gambling machine in Cook County ought to wait until he sits down with the legislative leaders to talk gambling expansion.
Legal Video Gambling Finally A Reality In IllinoisAfter three years of waiting, legalized video gambling in Illinois has finally begun going live at Illinois bars, restaurants, and other locations.
Video Gambling Slow To Move Ahead In IllinoisVideo gambling in the state seems to be in a holding pattern.
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.
Hearings On State Construction Plan Revive Video Poker DebateIf the state's Capital Construction Program is revived, much of the money for it would come from legalized video poker machines.
Report: Cullerton Moves To Repeal Video Poker LawIn a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.
$31B State Capital Construction Plan Struck DownThe Illinois Appellate Court has struck down a $31 billion capital construction plan, as well as provisions that legalized video gambling in Illinois, allowed for privatization of the Illinois Lottery and raised various state taxes.