http://bit.ly/2UunxcX DECATUR — A total of $9.9 million was put into Decatur’s 403 video gaming terminals in December, with payouts totaling $7.4 million, data from the Illinois Gaming Board shows. The state’s share for the month was $648,214; the city made $129,642. Profits are divided according to a formula. What is […]Read More How much money did Decatur make from video gaming in December? Here’s the data.
http://bit.ly/2RR2dBM The money goes in, the buttons are pressed, and lady luck may show up. Machine game names like Texas Dice, Vegas 7, Wonder Woman, and Spartacus. The state of Illinois year-end gaming report shows over $32 billion were dropped in video gaming devices in 2018. Players won over $17 billion statewide. […]Read More Video Gaming Booms Locally According to 2018 Stats
http://bit.ly/2S9cbNW PALATINE, IL — Video gambling is back on the table after the village council agreed to plan a May discussion to revisit its opposition to permitting video gambling in Palatine. The meeting is set for May 13. The council voted this week to revive talks it tabled in June 2017. Dave Gagner, owner of […]Read More Video Gambling Proposal Gets Second Chance In Palatine
http://bit.ly/2B3swdm Wheeling has approved plans for a video gambling cafe to open on Dundee Road, three doors down from a similar operation. The village board voted 4-1 Monday to allow Kelly’s Cafe at 30 W. Dundee Road. Final approval depends on a decision by the Illinois Gaming Board. If the gambling […]Read More Video gambling cafes could become neighbors in Wheeling
http://bit.ly/2DvduPi By James Moss on January 23, 2019 at 2:41 pm People played $56.5 million at video gaming terminals in Monroe County last year, according to annual data provided by the Illinois Gaming Board. Of that money, $222,345.61 went to local municipalities. That is because the Illinois Video Gaming Act allows municipalities and county […]Read More $56.5M bet in county – Republic-Times | News
http://bit.ly/2MsY698 Located south of Burger King in Oglesby’s industrial park are five of Oglesby’s active slot machines. P.J.’s Lucky Dollar, a bar and gaming spot built onto the front of a body shop, was opened about three years ago. It might not be the most conventional spot for a tavern, but the […]Read More Video gambling keeps growing
http://bit.ly/2RFYwi2 (From 25 News)–Bars and restaurants in Peoria who have video gaming machines pay a $500 fee to operate them. After a long debate at last week’s City Council considering raising that fee to $1,000 business owners were outraged. City Manager Patrick Urich came up with a different solution. In a 7-3 vote the council […]Read More Video Gaming Ordinance Won’t Bring Fee Hike For Businesses