It's now up to Gov. Pat Quinn to decide whether the state gets more casinos to help jumpstart the local economy. Quinn told reporters the bill, which passed the state Senate on Tuesday, was "excessive."
Black Friday comes and goes and has many wondering, does this mean that U.S. Internet gaming is doomed? My answer is no, Black Friday didn't ruin the emergence of U.S Internet gaming; it actually helped it.
Knowing just how broke the city is, the layman might think this plan is sound -- if not ingenious. But to those of us who know a thing or two about state sponsored gambling, this is going to be hell for DC residents.
Currently the most popular market on Intrade is the prospective fall of Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, garnering more than $100,000 in wagers. Markets regarding the fates of other Middle Eastern leaders have been nearly as hot.