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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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Welfare Recipients Would be Banned from Gambling Under Proposed Legislation

Republican St. Joseph Senator Rob Schaaf introduced the bill.

01/26/2012

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Quinn Hopes For Gambling Expansion in 2012

The governor says he sticks by his framework for a scaled-down gambling expansion plan that calls for five new casinos, but does not allow slot machines at race tracks.

12/29/2011

Slot Machines

Slots at Race Tracks Fails in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn has spent a lot of time criticizing the idea of slot machines at race tracks, a key component of both last spring’s bill and the one which failed Wednesday night.

11/10/2011

Roulette Wheel and Marble Spinning

Are Gamblers Risking Safety at Casinos?

Chief says it’s criminals taking stupid chances

07/11/2011

Lawmakers Want Gov. To Pass Gambling Expansion Bill

Some in the agriculture industry are urging pat Quinn to sign it as-is.

06/15/2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

The Day After: Ill. Gov Quinn on Success of Legislative Session

Gov. Quinn explains what he’ll sign and what he’ll veto.

06/01/2011

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