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Crete president says amendments have clouded gaming picture

CRETE | Village President Michael Einhorn has been trying to follow the debate over expanding gambling, but said amendments to the proposal that might come before the General Assembly have complicated the matter.

March 25, 2014 4:54 pm
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December 06, 2013 4:22 pm
OFFBEAT: Valpo film firm now attacking The Alamo based on archive letter

OFFBEAT: Valpo film firm now attacking The Alamo based on archive letter

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 13, 2012 12:00 am

MARK KIESLING: South suburbs betting on casinos for income

It's been a long time since former Cook County State's Attorney Ben Adamowski busted up slot machines for the newspaper cameras.

December 05, 2012 12:00 am

New Four Winds casino opens in Hartford, Mich.

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened its new casino to the public Tuesday in Hartford, Mich.

August 30, 2011 1:25 pm

EDITORIAL: Illinois lawmakers making an unwise bet

Illinois lawmakers have learned since childhood that money doesn't grow on trees. Apparently they believe it grows in slot machines instead.

June 02, 2011 12:00 am

Time runs out on Illinois gambling plan

After passing a 66-percent income tax hike and a ban on capital punishment, Illinois legislators adjourned early Wednesday without taking a vote on the gambling expansion plan that would have created two new casinos in Cook County.

January 13, 2011 12:00 am
Illinois gambling expansion bill on hold

Illinois gambling expansion bill on hold

SPRINGFIELD | A push to expand gambling remained in limbo Monday after its chief sponsor in the Illinois House said the landmark package is not ready to go.

January 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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