SPRINGFIELD | When Illinois lawmakers began debating the legalization of video gambling in 2009, opponents argued it would result in an increase in crime.
GLENWOOD | Video gambling machines should soon be operational in the clubhouse at the village-owned Glenwoodie Golf Course.
DOLTON | Most days the Dorchester Senior Center is a relatively quiet place, the lobby filled with the soothing sound of an indoor water fountain.
CHICAGO | A day after a legislative committee rejected rules aimed at tightening who sells contracts for video gambling terminals and who can do business with the state, the head of the Illinois Gaming Board said Wednesday he will bring the issue back to lawmakers.
SPRINGFIELD | Local businesses are seeing an increase in revenue thanks to the approval last year of video gambling.
GLENWOOD | The Village Board last week did not approve the creation of one liquor license and tabled a vote on another.
GLENWOOD | Cindy Ruscil, a Homewood resident who patronizes casinos in Joliet and Northwest Indiana when she feels the urge to gamble, thinks she has found a new place to spend her money.
Patrons at Glenwood Oaks Ribs & Chophouse play the newly installed video gambling machines.
SPRINGFIELD | The city of Pontiac is $386 richer this month, thanks to the state’s new video gambling law.
Illinois residents soon may be able to skip the drive to a casino and instead play their favorite video gambling machine at a local bar, retailer or club.
LANSING | Several dozen people packed a Village Board meeting Tuesday to urge municipal officials to change local ordinances to permit video gambling.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Video gambling will be allowed in Chicago Heights, following the City Council's unanimous decision Monday to amend Chapter 30 of the city's Code of Ordinances.
SPRINGFIELD | The odds of legalized video gambling finally coming to the Land of Lincoln just got a little better.
CHICAGO | As commander of a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in southern Illinois, Michael Bennett is among those still waiting for the state to implement a video gambling law so patrons can plug money into machines and, if lucky, walk away with a jackpot.
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