Chicago Names Bally’s As Its First 18+ Casino Operator

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The Illinois 18+ casino landscape will soon undergo some serious changes as its capital city prepares to welcome its first brick-and-mortar casino. After pursuing a lengthy application process, the Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has finally named a winner of the casino bid. As of Tuesday, Bally’s Corporation is the city’s sole gambling licensee. Details Of …

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States Want Expanded Gambling Forms in 2019

2019 Legislative Session

With the 2018 US state legislative sessions ending around the nation, gambling bills are being pushed to next year’s session. Gambling is expected to be one of the most discussed legislative topics in the 2019 state legislative sessions. Numerous states have passed and legalized expanded gambling forms during the 2018 session, some of whom have …

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Illinois Looks to Solve Its Revenue Problems Through Gambling

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This cash-strapped state is desperately looking to remedy its funding and revenue woes, and lawmakers are not afraid to admit it. While Illinois currently offers residents and state visitors casino gambling, horse race betting, and video slots many lawmakers are trying to expand Illinois’s gambling offers further with sports betting and online gambling. This would …

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