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Illinois Gambling Expansion Not Dead

Gov. Quinn says he’s OK with an expansion of gambling under the right circumstances.

08/30/2012

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Quinn Confident Gambling Expansion Veto Will Stand

The plan would have allowing the building of five more casinos in Illinois.

08/28/2012

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Gov. Quinn: Still Deciding on Gambling Legislation

Quinn said he’s going through the bill line by line and will make a decision by Tuesday.

08/22/2012

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Health Groups Renew Push To Ban Smoking At Casinos

Casino owners pushing back efforts to ban smoking

08/19/2012

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Nixon Taps Barrett Hatches for Chairman of Missouri Gaming Commission

Hatches will take over for James Mathewson, who stepped down as chairman at the end of May.

06/19/2012

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Illinois Gambling Expansion Bill in Trouble

Gov Quinn says the gambling expansion bill is full of loopholes and likely won’t make it law.

06/05/2012

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Additional Funds for Veterans Homes to Become Law

The legislation redirects casino fees to a trust fund for the Missouri Veterans’ Commission.

05/30/2012

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Slots Coming to Illinois Horse Tracks and a Lot More

A measure to allow five new casinos, allow more slot machines at existing casinos and put slots at racetracks in Illinois is going to pass.

05/16/2012

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Mo. Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Loans at Casinos

Committee members endorsed the bill by a 13-1 vote

04/27/2012

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Another Push for More Casinos in Illinois

Five cities would get a new casino under the legislation and there’s a provision for slot machines at horse tracks.

04/17/2012

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