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Illinois Lottery Privatization

Quinn's Secret Lottery Deal Must Be Stopped

Rep. Jack Franks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jack Franks

The stars are aligning for another bad deal for Illinois taxpayers, one that will dwarf the mistakes of Chicago's parking meter fiasco.

Illinois Should Better Manage the Lottery, Not Waste the Bucks

Rep. Jack Franks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jack Franks

Our state recently put the wheels in motion to hire a private management firm to run the Illinois lottery for the next decade. Under a privatization plan, taxpayers will lose out.

Illinois Lottery Could Come Under Private Management

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Lottery is a gamble; pay a few bucks, and anyone's got a chance to win millions. But for the state of Illinois, the lottery is just the...

Lottery Lease May Violate Federal Law

The Bloomington Pantagraph | Kurt Erickson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new federal legal decision could put a serious dent in Illinois' effort to raise money for a statewide construction program. Reacting to a plan by ...