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Lumiere Place Reopens After Slot Machine Meltdown

The gaming floor is up and running again at Lumiere Place, following a night chaos and confusion when hundreds of slot machines when on the fritz.

07/17/2014

Mudied jockeys return to the finish line after opening the 2011 season with a 5 furlong race at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois on March 15, 2011. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Future for Fairmount Park, Slot Machines Unsure

Illinois State Representative Bob Rita tells KMOX’s Charlie Brennan that Fairmount officials have told him their survival depends on getting slot machines.

06/03/2014

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount’s Future In Doubt

Last week, the Illinois legislature ended its session without approving Fairmount’s plea to add slots.

06/02/2014

Mudied jockeys return to the finish line after opening the 2011 season with a 5 furlong race at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois on March 15, 2011. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ill. Gambling Expansion Bill on Hold Until Fall

The sponsor of a gaming bill that would allow slot machines at horse racing tracks says he won’t call it for a vote before Saturday’s end of session.

05/30/2014

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Illinois Gambling Expansion Not Dead

Gov. Quinn says he’s OK with an expansion of gambling under the right circumstances.

08/30/2012

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Missouri Group Fights Internet Gambling

Family-centric groups in 13 states are calling on Congress to block states across the nation from legalizing Internet gambling.

06/07/2012

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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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Ill Lawmakers Try Again to Expand Gambling

The governor has long opposed slot machines at racetracks, even though supporters say it’s just adding new gambling to places where gambling already exists.

05/24/2012

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Slots Coming to Illinois Horse Tracks and a Lot More

A measure to allow five new casinos, allow more slot machines at existing casinos and put slots at racetracks in Illinois is going to pass.

05/16/2012

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Another Push for More Casinos in Illinois

Five cities would get a new casino under the legislation and there’s a provision for slot machines at horse tracks.

04/17/2012

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