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A gambler prepares to put her money in a slot machine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bishops Warn Illinois is Enslaved by Passion for Gambling

Roman Catholic bishops in Illinois have told state lawmakers they shouldn’t turn to gambling as a revenue fix for the state’s troubled budget.

06/03/2015

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Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of Slots

Casino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.

05/26/2015

A gambler prepares to put her money in a slot machine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court: Iowa Casino Doesn’t Have To Pay $41M Jackpot Error

When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she’d hit it big. The screen said: “The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award – $41797550.16.”

04/26/2015

A gambler prepares to put her money in a slot machine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Legality of Sweepstakes Machines Questioned in Report

The legality of machines similar to video gambling, but aren’t subject to the same regulations, is being questioned in a new report.

10/17/2014

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Lumiere Place Reopens After Slot Machine Meltdown

The gaming floor is up and running again at Lumiere Place, following a night chaos and confusion when hundreds of slot machines when on the fritz.

07/17/2014

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Casino Revenues Down, But How Low Can They Go?

KMOX recently reported that casino revenues are down, but how low can they go?

03/11/2014

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Mo. Casino Revenue Declining

A recent decline in Missouri’s casino revenues is raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling revenue.

03/10/2014

Fire at the River City Casino February 20th, 2014. Photo courtesy: Daniel Sutter

River City Casino Evacuated After Kitchen Fire

A fire breaks out at the River City Casino.

02/20/2014

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If It’s Not Your Ticket, Don’t Cash It

Cashing in a lost casino ticket could land patrons in hot water.

02/18/2014

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Northeast Missouri Casino Reports Debit Card Fraud

Police are investigating several cases of possible debit card fraud at a Mississippi River casino in northeast Missouri.

11/15/2013

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