Gambling Revenue Falling In IllinoisPush continues to add new casinos up north & slot machines at racetracks like Fairmount Park in Collinsville
Bishops Warn Illinois is Enslaved by Passion for GamblingRoman Catholic bishops in Illinois have told state lawmakers they shouldn't turn to gambling as a revenue fix for the state's troubled budget.
Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of SlotsCasino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.
Gambling Experts Set to Testify on Potential Chicago CasinoProposals to expand Illinois gambling have recently resurfaced as legislators prepare to adjourn at the end of the month.
Ill. Gov. Rauner Wants to Take Closer Look at Gaming IndustryRauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.
East St. Louis Casino Lays Off 20 Workers, Cuts HoursThey 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.
Video Gaming Gains Revenue and Popularity in IllinoisIt'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?
Revenue Falling for Half of St. Louis CasinosIs 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 Seeks to Lure High-Stakes GamblersMissouri casinos could begin offering lines of credit to high rollers under legislation given final approval Tuesday by state lawmakers.
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Illinois Lawmaker Holds Forum on Expanding GamblingState Rep. Robert Rita couldn't get officials with Fairmount Park or Casino Queen to sign on for expanded gambling in Illinois.
Missouri Tobacco, Gambling Revenues Falling Short Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.