Casino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.
Proposals to expand Illinois gambling have recently resurfaced as legislators prepare to adjourn at the end of the month.
Rauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.
They bring the site’s workforce to about 600. The casino had about 1,200 employees when it was moved onto land from a riverboat along the Mississippi River in 2007.
It’s now been two years since video gaming came to Illinois. So has having the opportunity to gamble in bars, restaurants and veterans’ halls kept people from going to casinos?
Is the gravy train over for the casino industry? Atlantic City’s gambling collapse sends shivers across the gaming industry – while revenue for half of the St. Louis-area casinos are also dropping.
Missouri casinos could begin offering lines of credit to high rollers under legislation given final approval Tuesday by state lawmakers.
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State Rep. Robert Rita couldn’t get officials with Fairmount Park or Casino Queen to sign on for expanded gambling in Illinois.
Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.