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East St. Louis Mayor: Casino Queen Real Estate Deal Shouldn’t Affect City

The city of East St. Louis expects no change to its tax revenue from a deal announced this week at the Casino Queen.

12/11/2013

Video Gambling

Illinois Gaming Board Considers 24-Hour Casinos

The Illinois Gaming Board currently requires casinos to close for at least two hours a day but is considering a plan that would allow owners the option to operate around the clock.

09/10/2013

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Quinn Approves of Illinois Gambling Expansion Plan

Quinn says its “imperative” that the gaming board oversees a Chicago casino as well as slot machine that could end up in Chicago’s two airports.

05/06/2013

Video Gambling

Illinois Bars Already Profiting From Video Gambling

Bob Waddell owns a bar outside Keyesport in Clinton County in southwestern Illinois. He made $9,778 in video gambling in December.

02/04/2013

Video Gambling

Video Gambling Returns to Illinois

Video gambling is up and running in Illinois, at least on a limited basis, and other venues are expected to go live in the coming weeks.

09/25/2012

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Quinn Fires Gaming Board Members

Gov. Pat Quinn is replacing everyone on the Illinois Gaming Board except the chairman.

10/24/2011