Five cities would get a new casino under the legislation and there’s a provision for slot machines at horse tracks.
Republican St. Joseph Senator Rob Schaaf introduced the bill.
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.
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.
Chief says it’s criminals taking stupid chances
Some in the agriculture industry are urging pat Quinn to sign it as-is.
Gov. Quinn explains what he’ll sign and what he’ll veto.
Bill sent to Illinois Senate
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Missouri schools could face a $24 million funding shortfall because tax revenues from casinos are falling short of projections.
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.