https://ift.tt/2JcsPV2 Mike Helenthal, The Star Courier · April 20, 2018 at 3:23 pm Customers who fill up their gas tanks and grab a 12-pack of beer at the local convenience store would also be able to have a drink and a slot machine spin if changes being suggested to Kewanee’s liquor code are approved. The […]Read More Quick-stop stores in Illinois seek gaming, open alcohol
https://ift.tt/2qLpUvD Oswego Village Board members rejected a plan for a video gambling cafe in the village because they didn’t like the location. After getting a lukewarm response last month, a representative of You Holdings returned to trustees meeting as a Committee of the Whole with interior and exterior renderings as well as a revised logo […]Read More Oswego turns down plan for video gambling parlor
https://ift.tt/2He4fm5 Trustees spoke out against the location of a proposed video gaming site at the Oswego Village Board Committee of The Whole meeting on Tuesday night. After approval for many video gaming parlors in Oswego in the last few years, the village board’s committee reversed course when it verbally denied moving forward […]Read More Oswego Trustees Deny Moving Forward With Plans for Proposed Video Gaming Parlor
https://ift.tt/2qJnjBs State lawmakers are quietly moving forward with crafting new legislation that would greatly expand casino gambling in Illinois — an effort that’s been tried before without success. A major difference this time is that not only will opposition likely surface, but proposals will be made to provide relief for one or more […]Read More Will New Gambling Bill Spell Relief For City?
https://ift.tt/2J5rrnb Extra money for charitable causes and building renovations. A way for couples to enjoy a night out. A fill for the village budget, which faces about a $1 million deficit. Just a few of the reasons local bar owners support video gaming in Forest Park. Since the Illinois Court of Appeals ruled the village […]Read More Bar owners talk up video gaming
https://ift.tt/2JPZ11x Some Burr Ridge Village Board members are open to the possibility of legalizing gambling machines, asking the village administrator to gather more information after nine local businesses signed a petition in favor of such gaming. As the village faces deficits within some of its budgets, some board members said they would be open to […]Read More Burr Ridge to debate legalized gambling
https://ift.tt/2qE1T8T March was a huge month for local video gaming revenue as machines in La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties saw more than $4 million played. This continues a trend from the past two years where March has broken the monthly record. This is the first time the tri-county area has broken the $4 million […]Read More March a record breaking month for area gaming revenues