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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

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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.

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

Smoking

Casinos get Smoking Ban Exemption in Illinois

Bill sent to Illinois Senate

03/29/2011

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.

12/29/2010

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.

12/14/2010

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