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Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 4:03 PM
By Marcus Riley

Indiana Braces For Casino Revenue Loss

Indiana Braces For Casino Revenue Loss

New competition creating a fight for available gambling dollars. Read »

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 10:58 AM
By Alexandra Clark

Gambling Bill Still on Table: Quinn

Gambling Bill Still on Table: Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn is going to allow legislators to press their luck one more time to pass a gambling bill that would put a Casino in Chicago. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 6:20 PM
By Phil Rogers, Anthony Ponce

Gambling Bill's Sponsors: Quinn Played Us

Rep. Lou Lang working on votes to override veto. Read »

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