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Video Gambling

Two years in, debate over crime and video gambling continues

SPRINGFIELD | When Illinois lawmakers began debating the legalization of video gambling in 2009, opponents argued it would result in an increase in crime.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Video gaming machines expected soon at Glenwoodie clubhouse

GLENWOOD | Video gambling machines should soon be operational in the clubhouse at the village-owned Glenwoodie Golf Course.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am
Dolton wants to allow video gaming at Dorchester Senior Center

Dolton wants to allow video gaming at Dorchester Senior Center

DOLTON | Most days the Dorchester Senior Center is a relatively quiet place, the lobby filled with the soothing sound of an indoor water fountain.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Committee rejects video gambling contract rules

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.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Video gambling revenue growing in first year

SPRINGFIELD | Local businesses are seeing an increase in revenue thanks to the approval last year of video gambling.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Glenwood board weighs liquor licenses for restaurant, gas station

GLENWOOD | The Village Board last week did not approve the creation of one liquor license and tabled a vote on another.

May 28, 2013 12:00 am
Among area's first to offer gambling, Glenwood Oaks reports no problems

Among area's first to offer gambling, Glenwood Oaks reports no problems

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.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
Among area's first to offer gambling, Glenwood Oaks reports no problems

Among area's first to offer gambling, Glenwood Oaks reports no problems

Patrons at Glenwood Oaks Ribs & Chophouse play the newly installed video gambling machines.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am

Video gambling money starts to flow to local governments

SPRINGFIELD | The city of Pontiac is $386 richer this month, thanks to the state’s new video gambling law.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am

Nearly 3 dozen local businesses seek Illinois video gambling licenses

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.

August 08, 2012 9:45 pm

Business owners, residents make plea for video poker in Lansing

LANSING | Several dozen people packed a Village Board meeting Tuesday to urge municipal officials to change local ordinances to permit video gambling.

June 19, 2012 11:00 pm

Chicago Heights votes to allow 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.

June 19, 2012 8:30 pm

Video gambling moves a step closer in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD | The odds of legalized video gambling finally coming to the Land of Lincoln just got a little better.

December 07, 2011 8:15 pm

New gambling plan pushed before last one finished

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.

November 21, 2011 12:00 am
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