Streator council will look at banning non-licensed gambling machines

https://ift.tt/2RF3k33 The Streator City Council is looking at banning video gambling machines not regulated by the state, commonly known as sweepstakes machines. The Chicago Sun-Times reported in August on these machines that the Illinois Gaming Board has said are illegal but has legal roadblocks in enforcing. The Sun-Times article also listed two Streator establishments — […]

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Joliet enacts one-year moratorium to limit number of new video gambling licenses

https://ift.tt/2E2EXsd Bars, restaurants and other liquor license holders in Joliet won’t be able to seek new video gambling licenses for at least a year, unless they operate in the northwest part of the city. The city council on Tuesday approved a one-year moratorium on licenses for any new video gambling machines for such businesses east […]

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Moline council approves new restrictions on video gaming advertisements

https://ift.tt/2AWsxim MOLINE — Video gaming establishments in the city face new restrictions that will limit the amount of advertising outside of their businesses. An amendment to the ordinance passed on a 7-0 vote. Alderman Quentin Rodriguez was absent.    • Effective now, video gaming establishments will no longer be able to add any […]

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Harvard video gambling limitations up for discussion

https://ift.tt/2rn8O7g A discussion on limiting the number of video game licenses in Harvard that was tabled in August is back on the city’s Zoning, Planning and Ordinance Committee’s Wednesday meeting agenda. Harvard has 80 video gambling machines across 17 different establishments. The idea of regulating the amount and location of future establishments was brought up […]

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Lake in the Hills officials await feedback on video gaming café proposal

https://ift.tt/2UaEV7f During a Nov. 6 Committee of the Whole meeting, Lake in the Hills officials heard a presentation for a 3,000-square-foot café that, in addition to five gaming machines, would offer beer, wine and a casual food menu. Lake in the Hills officials are waiting to hear back from representatives of Ginger’s LITH LLC before […]

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