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GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 05: A croupier spins a roulette wheel at the new luxury casino, which opens tomorrow, on February 5, 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland. This 25m GPB venue, named Alea, opens on the Clyde at Springfield Quay near the city centre and is Scotland's first luxury casino, dining and live music venue.

East St. Louis Casino Lays Off 20 Workers, Cuts Hours

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.

01/15/2015

A gambler prepares to put her money in a slot machine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Legality of Sweepstakes Machines Questioned in Report

The legality of machines similar to video gambling, but aren’t subject to the same regulations, is being questioned in a new report.

10/17/2014

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Update On Video Gaming Bill In Illinois

Sponsor of legislation that could affect future of Fairmount Park in Collinsville says 2 factors are key.

10/12/2014

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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

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