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2014: Former Govs. Thompson, Edgar endorse Dillard

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.09.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Kirk Dillard already had the endorsement of former Gov. Jim Edgar, for whom Dillard was chief of staff before launching his Illinois Senate career in 1993.

Video Gambling in Bars Holds Promise of Handsome Revenues

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Chicago's gritty far southeast corner, which in the past few decades has seen factories rust and grandiose plans for a Lake Calumet airport fizzle,...

Chicago Video Poker: City's Video Gambling Ban Could Cost Illinois $178 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Funding for a major piece of Illinois legislation is starting to look like a gamble. Last year, in one of his signature pieces of legislation, Govern...

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...