The legality of machines similar to video gambling, but aren’t subject to the same regulations, is being questioned in a new report.
Sponsor of legislation that could affect future of Fairmount Park in Collinsville says 2 factors are key.
It’s now been two years since video gaming came to Illinois. So has having the opportunity to gamble in bars, restaurants and veterans’ halls kept people from going to casinos?
Is the gravy train over for the casino industry? Atlantic City’s gambling collapse sends shivers across the gaming industry – while revenue for half of the St. Louis-area casinos are also dropping.
Missouri casinos could begin offering lines of credit to high rollers under legislation given final approval Tuesday by state lawmakers.
Missouri welfare recipients would be barred from spending their cash benefits at casinos, liquor stores or strip clubs under legislation sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
The organization Stop Predatory Gambling opposes the loan idea.
Major issues include oil drilling, casinos and same-sex marriage.
Bill would make it a crime to spend welfare benefits at casinos, liquor stores and strip clubs.
Gov. Quinn says he’s OK with an expansion of gambling under the right circumstances.