Category Archives: Gambling

Gambling Expansion Bill is Bad for Gilberts and Illinois Taxpayers

-By Inside Gilberts On the Chicago Mega-Casino and Illinois Gambling Expansion Bill- SB 1739 • Would authorize borrowing of up to $900 million to build Rahm one of the world’s largest casinos on the Chicago riverfront. Risk of debt spread … Continue reading

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Illinois Lottery Chief Padding His Own Pocket

Mike Jones, the Illinois Lottery administrator, was caught by our local Fox affiliate and exposed for sending state Lottery contracts back to his old company. At first, when he tried to send contracts to his firm the first time, Governor … Continue reading

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Mike Tryon, Pam Althoff & Karen McConnaughay Cast More Votes for Gambling Expansion Bills Than Other Legislators Representing McHenry County

-By Cal Skinner For the last week and a half, McHenry County Blog described gambling expansion bills that passed the Illinois General Assembly, plus the bill that would allow four new casinos (Chicago, Rockford, Waukegan-area and Danville), which passed only … Continue reading

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