A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board than past attempts to expand gambling, but the plan also drew criticism... Read »
The Illinois Gaming Board has decided not to allow the state's 10 casinos to operate around the clock. Read »
Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois... Read »
A verbal fracas between state regulators and pro-gambling lawmakers — including an exchange of insults and accusations as if they were kids in a schoolyard — has resulted in cautious pledges to work together to... Read »
Says Senate Bill 744 lacks the regulatory oversight to keep corruption out of gambling. Read »
An influential labor chief in Chicago is proposing the Thompson Center as the location for a casino in Chicago. Read »
New competition creating a fight for available gambling dollars. Read »
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