1 slot machine for every 46 residents: The suburbs with the most gambling

https://ift.tt/2MzpP7z Oakbrook Terrace doesn’t have a casino, but residents don’t have to go far to gamble. The city has one video gambling machine for every 46 residents, the highest density among 58 suburban locations that allow video gambling, a Daily Herald analysis shows. The machines in Oakbrook Terrace took in nearly $5 million during the […]

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Cook County allows video gambling in unincorporated areas

https://ift.tt/2kT1A7B Cook County commissioners voted Wednesday to allow video gambling in unincorporated areas of the cash-strapped county, a measure supporters praised for the potential new revenue it’s expected to generate and opponents decried for the potential problems they worry it will bring. The new gambling machines are estimated to bring in at least $260,000 for […]

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