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SPRINGFIELD | Illinois lawmakers reopened talks Wednesday on a gambling expansion measure in the hopes of reaching a deal that could get through the Legislature and win the approval of Gov. Pat Quinn, only to see the same issues that doomed earlier proposals resurface.
INDIANAPOLIS | Airport travelers could have more to bet on than whether their flight will be on time if a proposal by two gambling-industry lawyers takes off in Indianapolis.
WASHINGTON | The No. 2 officer at the military command in charge of all U.S. nuclear war-fighting forces has been suspended and is under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigation Command for issues related to gambling, officials said Saturday.
Combined revenues at Northwest Indiana's five casinos dropped 3.1 percent in August compared to a year ago, marking the seventh month this year overall revenues have declined.
Visitors and employees should not expect to see any immediate changes at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago, even though it now has its fifth owner in 16 years.
Revenues dropped at all five Northwest Indiana casinos in June, falling to $85.67 million from $91.89 million in June 2012, according to the monthly revenue report issued Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
In the 20 years since the Indiana General Assembly allowed casinos to operate in certain cities, some people have forgotten why only those cities were allowed to hold referendums on the casinos. It's because those cities needed an economic shot in the arm.
Northwest Indiana casino revenues decreased 2.9 percent in total in April as compared to the year-ago-month, driven mainly by a large drop of 11.1 percent at the two Majestic Star boats in Gary.
CALUMET CITY | If Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush were to have her way, she and her colleagues on the City Council would “brainstorm” in coming years to resolve the problems caused by increasing numbers of home foreclosures.
CHICAGO | Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be…
INDIANAPOLIS | The ink is barely dry on Indiana's two-year state budget legislation, but the potential for new Illinois casinos is threatening to throw the Hoosier spending and tax cut plan out of balance.
Stockholders for Ameristar Casino on Thursday approved the casino's acquisition by rival Pinnacle Entertainment.
INDIANAPOLIS | The head of Gary's Majestic Star casinos told state lawmakers Monday it's past time for them to act on legislation giving Indiana's casino industry a fighting chance versus new, out-of-state competition.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana counties and communities at risk of losing a significant chunk of their gaming tax revenue can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.
This is my concept of a lottery ad campaign that may not sell as many tickets but would be closer to the truth.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence declared Tuesday that a Senate-approved plan intended to make Indiana's casinos more competitive includes an expansion of gambling he does not support.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate is putting the brakes on yet another attempt to expand casino gambling.
CHICAGO | March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and the Illinois Lottery is joining in activities to mark the occasion.
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