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Illinois Video Gambling

Video Poker: New Bill Could Penalize Towns That Ban Video Gaming

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new bill filed in the General Assembly would withhold funds from capital projects in areas that ban video gaming. Video gambling was legalized by t...

Video Gambling Ban Passes Cook County Board

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Cook County Board today tweaked its ban on video gambling to ensure the betting machines won't be allowed in unincorporated areas under Gov. Pat Q...

County Gaming Ban Smacks of Insider Politics, Not Concern for the Public

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ray Hanania

We have 10 casinos in Illinois, the lottery and churches rely on bingo for most of their free cash. That kind of gambling is OK, but a bill that would compete for casino revenues is not?

McHenry County The Latest To Ban Video Gambling

Daily Herald | Charles Keeshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just barely joining their city and suburban counterparts aboard an anti-gambling bandwagon, the McHenry County Board narrowly enacted a ban Tuesday on...

Evanston Bans Video Gambling

WBBM Newsradio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Evanston has become the first major Illinois city to ban video gambling....

Coalition Presses Regulators To Oppose Video Gambling Expansion

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A coalition of watchdog groups, politicians and anti-gambling advocates urged state regulators today to stand against the legalization of video gambli...

DuPage County Bans Video Gambling, First In Illinois

Daily Herald | Jake Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to become the first county in Illinois to ban video gambling machines....