Gambling Expansion

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Could “Historical Racing” Be Coming To Illinois?

State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) proposes it as way to prop up sagging horse racing track revenue.

11/16/2014

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Quinn Still Stands In Way Of Slots At Ill. Racetracks

Governor has concerns not addressed by proposed gambling expansion bills.

07/15/2012

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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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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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Pension Reform, Gambling Expansion on Agenda as Illinois Lawmakers Return to Work

Lawmakers return to Springfield this week to resolve a number of outstanding state government issues.

10/24/2011

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Watchdog Group Warns of Gambling Expansion Bill

They say it will be a invitation for unsavory characters.

08/04/2011

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Gambling Cash Flows to Ill. Campaign Coffers

State does not ban such donations as 6 others do.

07/24/2011

Gambling Expansion Bill Not a Done Deal Yet

The bill would add five casinos, expand existing casinos, and add slot machines at race tracks and the Chicago airports.

06/20/2011

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