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Gambling Laws And Regulations

Gaming board chair: Separate Chicago casino in its own bill

SPRINGFIELD | The head of the board that regulates Illinois' gambling said Tuesday that a proposed expansion calling for five new casinos raises so many questions about oversight of a Chicago casino that it should be separated into its own bill.

May 28, 2013 5:47 pm

Leagues poised to challenge NJ over sports betting

NEWARK, N.J. | Four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA are poised to move forward with their legal fight over New Jersey's plans to allow sports gambling.

December 23, 2012 6:15 pm

Region casinos win as Ill. casino expansion plan fails again

Northwest Indiana looks to remain the destination of choice for Illinois gamblers after state lawmakers in Springfield failed once again to authorize new casinos across the state line.

November 12, 2011 11:15 pm

Quinn wants Illinois gamblers out of Indiana casinos

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Pat Quinn declared war on Northwest Indiana casinos Monday, endorsing new casinos for Chicago and the south suburbs intended to keep Illinois gamblers playing in Illinois.

October 18, 2011 1:30 pm
Ill. lawmakers roll dice

Ill. lawmakers roll dice

SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate narrowly approved a sprawling expansion of legalized gambling Tuesday, sending to Gov. Pat Quinn a proposal that could triple the number of wagering slots in the state and bring casinos to Chicago and the south suburbs.

May 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos


House OKs smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | For the fifth time, state Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has persuaded the Indiana House to approve a statewide indoor smoking ban.

February 01, 2011 12:00 am
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