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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

MARK KIESLING: Put poker question in the hands of the people

Thomas "Tip" O'Neill, a Massachusetts Democrat who served in the U.S. House for 34 years, once famously said, "All politics is local."

October 12, 2012 12:00 am

Video poker debate on hold in Lansing

LANSING | Local businesses interested in installing video poker machines and residents who hate the idea of legalized gambling were prepared for a verbal brawl Tuesday – one that never materialized.

October 02, 2012 9:45 pm

Lansing considers permitting some video poker

LANSING | Village President Norm Abbott said Tuesday he intends to maintain his village’s ban on gambling, but is willing to consider ordinance changes to permit legalized video poker machines.

August 14, 2012 10:55 pm

Lansing officials to discuss legalized video poker gambling

LANSING | Village President Norm Abbott says he and his colleagues in municipal government are going to have a serious discussion in coming weeks about whether to resist the siren’s song of gambling.

June 06, 2012 11:00 am

Officials: Video gambling in Illinois could be ready by fall

SPRINGFIELD | The wait for video gambling in Illinois could be over in a matter of months. But some state officials are tamping down expectations of a big payday for the state.

March 31, 2012 11:30 pm
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