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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.


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Welfare Recipients Would be Banned from Gambling Under Proposed Legislation

Republican St. Joseph Senator Rob Schaaf introduced the bill.


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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.


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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.


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Are Gamblers Risking Safety at Casinos?

Chief says it’s criminals taking stupid chances


Lawmakers Want Gov. To Pass Gambling Expansion Bill

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


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

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



Casinos get Smoking Ban Exemption in Illinois

Bill sent to Illinois Senate


Mo. can't bet on casinos to fund education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Missouri schools could face a $24 million funding shortfall because tax revenues from casinos are falling short of projections.


Casino bar smoking ban exemption advances

CLAYTON, MO (KMOX)-Some heated comments at the St. Louis County Council meeting Tuesday night, as the panel advanced a bill that would amend the voter-approved indoor smoking ban, by allowing smoking in casino bars.



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