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    Illinois Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 16
    Number of slot machines: 10852
    Number of tables: 252
    Number of live poker tables: 49
    Number of horse tracks: 3

    Gambling facilities in Illinois:

    Argosy Casino Alton - Alton, IL - (618) 474-7400 - 1008 gaming machines
    Hollywood Casino Aurora - Aurora, IL - (630) 801-1234 - 1161 gaming machines
    Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino - East Peoria, IL - (309) 698-7711 - 1172 gaming machines
    Casino Queen & Hotel - East Saint Louis, IL - (618) 874-5000 - 1155 gaming machines
    Grand Victoria Casino Elgin - Elgin, IL - (847) 468-7000 - 1100 gaming machines
    Harrah's Joliet Casino & Hotel - Joliet, IL - (815) 740-7800 - 1135 gaming machines
    Hollywood Casino Joliet - Joliet, IL - (815) 744-9400 - 1177 gaming machines
    Harrah's Metropolis Casino Hotel - Metropolis, IL - (618) 524-2628 - 800 gaming machines
    Jumer's Casino & Hotel - Rock Island, IL - (309) 756-4600 - 1100 gaming machines
    Arlington International Racecourse - Arlington Heights, IL - (847) 870-7223
    Fairmount Park Racetrack - Collinsville, IL - (618) 345-4300
    Balmoral Park Racetrack - Crete, IL - (708) 672-1414
    Rivers Casino Des Plaines - Des Plaines, IL - (847) 795-0777 - 1044 gaming machines
    Hawthorne Race Course - Stickney, IL - (708) 780 3700
    Du Quoin State Fair Harness Racing - Du Quoin, IL - (618) 542-1515
    Big D - Clinton, IL - (217) 935-2443

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    Let’s Break Down Some Numbers in Illinois’ New Gambling Expansion Bill  ProPublica

    Big numbers reflect big legislation — one that got pushed through at the last minute, with little debate or analysis.

    Why The Illinois Sports Betting Bill Is Down To Its Final Chance This Year  Legal Sports Report

    A state representative expects to introduce one more Illinois sports betting amendment this week in a final push as the legislative session winds down.

    Illinois Sports Betting, Chicago Casino Proposal Move Forward after Legislative...  Casino.Org News

    Illinois will likely authorize betting on athletics and a gaming venue in Chicago after the state's General Assembly this weekend approved a far-reaching ...

    Chicagoland Speedway Partners with Illinois Lottery for Ultimate Race Day Sweepstakes  Speedway Digest

    Chicagoland Speedway today announced a partnership with the Illinois Lottery for this year's Ultimate Summer NASCAR Festival Weekend taking place June...

    A tale of two vices  Chicago Reader

    Quick question . . . Which vice is more destructive: gambling or reefer? I've been posing this question for weeks, ever since our state legislators expanded one ...

    Megadeth Pulls Out of Illinois State Fair After Frontman Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Cancer  NBC Chicago

    Megadeth will no longer open the Illinois State Fair after frontman Dave Mustaine was diagnosed with cancer, the heavy metal band announced Monday.

    Illinois Lawmakers Vote To Approve Sports Betting On Last Day Of Session  Legal Sports Report

    An 18-month effort to legalize sports betting in Illinois finally came togther during overtime, with both chambers voting to approve expanded gambling.

    Illinois Lottery ticket aims to combat HIV, AIDS  WIFR

    Illinois Lottery says the 'Red Ribbon Cash' instant ticket has raised more than $8 million for HIV/AIDS prevention education since 2008.

    Illinois to legalize sports gambling, add casinos  Alton Telegraph

    SPRINGFIELD — Six new casinos, along with legalized sports betting, are coming to Illinois after Senate lawmakers approved a massive gambling expansion ...

    A Dear John Letter To Illinois And America’s Worst Sports Betting Bill  Legal Sports Report

    How did the Illinois sports betting process go so wrong? Legal Sports Report managing editor Adam Candee pens a breakup letter to the Land of Lincoln.

    The Problem For The Illinois Sports Betting And Casino Bill: The Casinos Hate It  Legal Sports Report

    If Illinois passes a comprehensive gambling expansion bill this week, it likely will be against opposition from its existing casino industry.

    Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Tennessee Legalizes, Illinois’ Final Push  Legal Sports Report

    The leagues' fingerprints all over the lasso this week, with official data becoming a pivotal issue in states considering sports betting bills.

    Illinois Lottery May Miss Out On Sports-Betting Rollout  GamblingCompliance

    As New Hampshire gets set to join the list of states with lottery-run sports betting, onerous terms in Illinois' new legislation mean a mandated “lottery sports ...

    The Week In Sports Betting News: Putting The Horses Back In The Barn, But Not In NY  Legal Sports Report

    As the legislative activity starts to taper off for the year, our weekly sports betting news recap turns its attention back to the broader industry.

    Casino coming to Southern Illinois Call her tenacious, determined, persevering, unrelenting or just downright stubborn, but  Du Quoin Evening Call

    Call her tenacious, determined, persevering, unrelenting or just downright stubborn, but Cynde Bunch's dogged pursuit of legislation that would enable the ...

    Illinois Lottery Red Ribbon Cash game benefits AIDS research  WLS-TV

    Since 2008, the Illinois Lottery has featured the Red Ribbon Cash Instant Win ticket.

    Glenwood, Grand Detour Players Share $400000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot!  The Chicago Cusader

    If you recently purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Glenwood or Grand Detour, you may want to check it right away! A beauty supply store in Glenwood and a ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'LuckyDay Lotto Midday' game  Beloit Daily News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "LuckyDay Lotto Midday" game were: 02-16-18-22-29.

    Employees dig through trash to find winning Oregon Lottery ticket lost by customer  FOX Illinois

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Mary Peabody won $1200 playing the Oregon Lottery's Keno game. She took her ticket to The Lucky Spot in Southeast Portland to claim her ...

    Solar farms moving forward after statewide lottery  MyWebTimes.com

    Construction of new solar farms in La Salle County could start up as soon as fall. In April, the Illinois Power Agency announced 112 projects were selected for ...

    When taxpayers trust Springfield ... Part 3: 'Honest, we'll only soak the 3%!'  Chicago Tribune

    If voters agree to amend the Illinois Constitution, lawmakers can institute a graduated-rate income tax. Don't trust them to hold the line on tax increases.

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Day Lotto' game  Fairfield Citizen

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "Lucky Day Lotto" game were: 15-21-28-37-38. (fifteen ...

    “Illinois is back”  Illinois Times

    Minutes after the Senate put the final touches on first-term Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's sweeping legislative agenda Sunday, June 2, the governor addressed ...

    Illinois News, IL Lottery  Beloit Daily News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ These Illinois lotteries were drawn Wednesday: LuckyDay Lotto Midday. 03-04-29-42-44. (three, four, twenty-nine, forty-two, forty-four).

    With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided  The New York Times

    It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party, and lawmakers have pushed in opposite directions.

    Contract Specialist - Camelot Illinois  Built In Chicago

    Camelot Illinois is hiring for a Contract Specialist in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In Chicago.

    Little for Illinoisans to celebrate following busy session in Springfield  Suburban Life Publications

    By any objective measure, this session of the state legislature was a tour de force for new Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

    Illinois General Assembly: SB1669 actions on May 28  DuPage Policy Journal

    The following actions were taken on May 28 in the House on Senate bill SB1669 ("lottery-scratch-off-schools"): "Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa ...

    Letter: Cut taxes, reduce spending in Illinois | Letters to the Editor  Quad-Cities Online

    This will be the 19th year Illinois does not have a balanced budget even though the Illinois Constitution requires a balanced one.

    Pritzker gambles on a new direction for Illinois  Bureau County Republican

    Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Legislature have gambled on a new direction for Illinois. The dramatic new course seeks to turn our state from a ...

    Pritzker gambles on new course for Illinois | Columnists  Quad-Cities Online

    Democratic Gov. J. B. Pritzker and the Illinois Legislature have gambled on a new direction for Illinois. The dramatic new course seeks to turn our state from a ...

    Solar for All: Illinois incentive program aims to make solar more accessible  Energy News Network

    Applications are now open for Illinois' Solar for All program meant to spur projects for underserved residents.

    Casinos, horse tracks, sports leagues battle over rules for sports betting in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

    Gambling interests voiced various takes on how sports betting should be run in Illinois during a legislative hearing in Springfield.

    Illinois Bet on Video Gambling — and Lost  ProPublica

    by Jason Grotto and Sandhya Kambhampati, ProPublica Illinois, and Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ January 16, 2019 This story is a collaboration between ...

    Winning Lucky Day Lottery Ticket Sold In Glenwood  Homewood, IL Patch

    Lottery Winner In Glenwood - Homewood-Flossmoor, IL - If you recently purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Glenwood, check it! You may be splitting a pot ...

    7-Eleven Robbed At Gunpoint On Oakton  Niles, IL Patch

    Niles 7-Eleven Robbed At Gunpoint - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Cigarettes, lottery tickets and cash was stolen in an armed robbery in Niles Sunday evening, ...

    Illinois sports betting: Momentum builds, but competing plans abound  Chicago Sun-Times

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois. But it will take weeks for all interested parties to get their opinions to ...

    Legislators made statements about issues ahead of session. Did they follow through?  Belleville News-Democrat

    Southern Illinois state senators and reps Reitz, Schimpf, Hoffman, Greenwood had to vote on raising the gas tax, cigarette taxes, gun rights, a gaming expansion.

    Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 5/28/19: Did Anyone Win the $418 Million Jackpot on Tuesday (Last) Night?  Newsweek

    On Tuesday, May 28, the latest Mega Millions jackpot was an estimated $418 million. But was anyone lucky enough to win it? The lottery numbers were drawn at ...

    Fees Reach Unprecedented Level In New Illinois Sports Betting Proposals  Legal Sports Report

    Rep. Michael Zalewski filed two amendments to Illinois sports betting legislation ahead of Wednesday's subcommittee hearing.

    First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released  Chicago Sun-Times

    If successful, Illinois would become the eighth state to legalize sports betting.

    Some Illinois lawmakers want to let you bet on the NCAA Tournament by next year. Where you'd place bets is up  Chicago Tribune

    Illinois House Democrats are putting forth four proposals on how sports betting should be instituted in the state, with options including allowing the lottery to run ...

    Illinois News, Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport hits 50 years  Beloit Daily News

    John A. Lewandowski, who attended the airport's grand opening celebration as a teenager, is now an airport operations supervisor shown Thursday, May 23, ...

    Sky-High License Fee A Potential Issue In Illinois Sports Betting Hearing  Legal Sports Report

    Entering Thursday's second legislative hearing of the year on Illinois sports betting, Rep. Bob Rita has yet to hear any reason why the state can't fulfill the ...

    'Little baby casinos': Huge growth in video gambling boosts Illinois gaming revenue to record levels, but at w  Chicago Tribune

    Record video poker revenues keep gambling dollars flowing to Illinois government, a state report shows.

    Bad-Actor Amendment Proposed In Illinois Sports Betting To Target DraftKings, FanDuel  Legal Sports Report

    A late amendment before Thursday's subcommittee hearing on Illinois sports betting brought a bad-actor clause aimed at keeping out DraftKings and FanDuel.

    Legalized Betting Could Change How We Watch Sports  ProPublica

    With sports betting legal in eight states, NCAA tournament brackets are more than a hobby for fantasy league fun, bragging rights and office pools.

    Lottery launches ads after poll finds low gambling literacy for young players  Chicago Sun-Times

    Following a study that found some Illinois Lottery players, particularly young ones, had a poor understanding of the nature of gambling — like that you shouldn't ...

    Illinois leads nation in non-casino slots - News  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

    This is the third of a four-part series on the expansion of video slot gaming in the Galesburg area and Illinois. Part 3 focuses on the process of legalizing video ...

    The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall  ProPublica

    Several states, hoping for financial windfalls, quickly legalized sports betting after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling laid the groundwork in May 2018. So far, revenue ...

    New Illinois Lottery Ticket Supports Police Memorials, Funds  CBS Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Lottery has launched an instant ticket intended to support police memorials and families of officers who were injured or died in the ...

    Riverboat Gambling Eyes a Move to Dry Land, Sports Teams Backing Sports Betting and Other Quiet Expansions  ProPublica

    1. Momentum is building for expanding gambling in Illinois. State senators quietly passed a bill April 11 that would allow the state's riverboat casinos to relocate ...

    Retailers suffer during Illinois Lottery system upgrade  WGN TV Chicago

    CHICAGO — The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused trouble for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. The ticket ...

    Illinois Lottery launches player education campaign  The Chicago Cusader

    Lottery seeks to encourage smart and responsible play The Illinois Lottery recently announced a new responsible gaming campaign to help players make ...

    Illinois Sports Betting Licenses And Fees Would Be Highest In Nation  Legal Sports Betting

    With amendments to HB 1260, Illinois sports betting licenses and fees would be the highest in the nation. IL sports wagering would cost each book $10-30 ...

    $1 Million Illinois Lottery Prize Remains Unclaimed  The Chicago Cusader

    Mystery Millionaire Has 1 Week Left to Come Forward with Winning Ticket Sold in Chicago in May 2018 Are you an Illinois mystery millionaire? The winner of a ...

    $4 million Illinois lottery prize remains unclaimed  newschannel20.com

    One lucky winner has just eight days left to claim a $4 million lottery prize. Illinois Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at a Chicago gas station on February 23, ...

    Illinois Lottery Looking for Pair of Winning 'Lucky Day Lotto' Ticket Holders  NBC Chicago

    Illinois Lottery officials say that two players are holding tickets worth $175,000 after Tuesday's Lucky Day Lotto drawing. The winning tickets, which will split the ...

    Play the Illinois Lottery online? You may have won the $15 million jackpot  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

    CHICAGO, Ill. – The Illinois Lottery is looking for another winner. If you purchased your ticket through the Illinois Lottery website or mobile app, check your ...

    Illinois casinos, horse racetracks wager their financial futures on sports betting  Belleville News-Democrat

    A Illinois lawmakers discussing allowing sports gambling, Fairmount Park horse track, Casino Queen in East St. Louis, and Argosy casino in Alton push for the ...

    Should sports gambling become legal in Illinois, will you be able to wager on Illini, Wildcats or Huskies? Don  Chicago Tribune

    Illinois' universities come out against legalized college sports betting, fearing point shaving, inside information leaks and other corruption. Some experts call ...

    Bookies beware: Illinois gets ready to go all-in on sports betting  Chicago Tribune

    Backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and a host of gamlbing interests, Illinois is looking to join New Jersey, Pennsylvania and a growing number of states in legalizing ...

    Woodridge Resident Wins $1000000 Illinois Lottery Prize!  The Chicago Cusader

    Jose Herrera instantly won $1000000 when he scratched a $250000000 Cash Spectacular instant ticket. Herrera, who is from Woodridge, has been a regular ...

    Lottery Glitch Causes Stores To Lose, Players To Win Big  CBS Chicago

    CHICAGO (CBS) — A lottery ticket worth just a couple of dollars may have ended up worth hundreds. It's a glitch that is good for players but is costing stores ...

    Gambling expansion, sports betting on collision course as end of Illinois' legislative session nears  Chicago Tribune

    The smart money says that if Illinois lawmakers are going to legalize sports betting this spring, it's going to be part of a larger gambling expansion deal that also ...

    Commission: Adding video gambling was like adding 24 new casinos  Chicago Daily Herald

    A state commission says the allowance of video gambling in Illinois was the equivalent of adding 24 new casinos.

    New Illinois Governor Includes Sports Betting Revenue in Budget  VegasSlotsOnline

    The new governor of Illinois Governor has included revenue from legal sports betting, both offline and online, in his 2020 budget proposal.

    New York, Illinois Among Prime Candidates For Online Gambling Legislation In 2019  OnlinePokerReport.com

    A preliminary rundown of the top five online gambling candidates for 2019: Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New York, and West Virginia.

    Illinois Lottery Giving Out Hundreds of Free Powerball Tickets at Chicago Grocery Store  NBC Chicago

    March madness takes on a whole new meaning for Illinois lottery players Friday. Lottery officials are giving away 500 free Powerball tickets to those who play the ...

    $4 million Mega Millions prize remains unclaimed  WLS-TV

    The winner of a $4 million lottery prize sold at a Chicago gas station for a Mega Millions drawing is still unknown.

    Chicago man wins $20.8M Illinois Lottery prize after buying first scratch off ticket  WLS-TV

    A Chicago man has won a prize worth $20.8 million after getting a winning scratch off ticket, the Illinois Lottery said Wednesday.

    Illinois Lottery glitch made some winning tickets worth more — briefly  Chicago Tribune

    People buy lottery tickets hoping to catch a lucky break, and that's exactly what some people got last week when a glitch with a new Illinois Lottery system ...

    Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what's the lottery, casino tab in other states?  USA TODAY

    Americans spend about $261 in casinos and on lottery tickets. Nevadans spend the most, $5000 per adult. Rhode Island leads in lottery spending.

    Illinois man wins $1 million in Missouri Lottery game  WGN TV Chicago

    OLIVETTE, Mo. — An Illinois man who bought a lottery ticket in Missouri is glad he did — he's a million-dollar winner. The Missouri Lottery said Friday that Perris ...

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    Illinois Lottery Celebrates 55 Lucky Players Who Won Prizes Of $1 Million Or More In 2018  The Chicago Cusader

    For the ninth consecutive year, more than 50 Illinois Lottery players claimed prizes of $1 million or more. Fifty-five players claimed an Illinois Lottery prize of at ...

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    No sure bets yet among plans for bill legalizing sports gambling in Illinois  Bloomington Pantagraph

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    Illinois Awards 215 Megawatts of Community Solar, but Developers Left Hungry  Greentech Media

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    The Illinois community solar lottery results are in. Did you win?  pv magazine USA

    The Illinois Power Agency has chosen the community solar projects that will receive SRECs as part of the state's renewable energy procurement plans.

    Illinois Lottery launches 2019 'MS Project' instant game  The Chicago Cusader

    The Illinois Lottery, in partnership with the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National MS Society and the Illinois Department of Public Health, has launched the ...

    Record breaking ticket sales for 2019 Illinois State Fair  khqa.com

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2019 Illinois State Fair Illinois Lottery Grandstand's opening weekend of ticket sales for this year's entertainment lineup smashed ...

    Pritzker banking on $200 million from legal sports betting, but efforts to expand gambling have never been eas  Chicago Tribune

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker is counting on $200 million in licensing fees from legalized sports wagering to help plug a $3.2 billion hole in next year's state budget.

    Illinois Lottery reports record-breaking sales for October  RiverBender.com

    CHICAGO Illinois Lottery officials today announced that sales for October 2018 were the highest monthly sales in the department's history at $345128919,

    Iowa's second big lottery winner this month is from Illinois  Des Moines Register

    A $2 million Powerball win from a ticket purchased at a Hy-Vee in Burlington was claimed Monday by an Illinois woman, according to Iowa Lottery.

    Illinois Lottery Powerball Jackpot reaches $381 million  KWQC-TV6

    While no one won the jackpot winnings, more than 29100 Illinois players won prizes ranging from $4 to $50000.

    HRO upheaval and a GOP feud — NEWMAN hits a roadblock — MEISTER wants a rematch  Politico

    Good Monday morning, Illinois, and good wishes to all those who celebrated holidays over the weekend. THE BUZZ. After losing six House seats in the 2018 ...

    Online Gambling’s ‘Bad Actor’ Debate Reignites As Sports Betting Spreads  OnlinePokerReport.com

    Sports betting is getting its first taste of the "bad actor" debate for online gambling, as some seek to bar DraftKings and FanDuel from sports betting licenses in ...

    Lucky Weekend in Illinois Produces Three Big Winners  The Chicago Cusader

    If you recently purchased a Mega Millions, Powerball or Lucky Day Lotto ticket, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Joliet sold a $2000000 ...

    Lottery Held To Decide Which Solar Energy Projects Get Credits To Sell Power To Utilities  WILL News - Illinois Public Media

    Hundreds of proposals for solar electricity projects in Illinois competed to win renewable energy credits in a special lottery that was held Wednesday.

    How Illinois bet on video gaming and lost  Rockford Register Star

    Legalizing video poker and slots was supposed to generate billions of dollars for the state. A decade later, that hasn't happened. Now, legislators want to double ...

    Illinois Lottery 'Aware' of Issue With Pick 3, Pick 4 Tickets  NBC Chicago

    Several lottery players in Illinois were unable to purchase Pick 3 and Pick 4 tickets from retailers Tuesday, just before the midday drawing.

    When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US  SB Nation

    The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...

    Winning Illinois Lottery ticket sold at Abingdon liquor store  Peoria Journal Star

    ABINGDON — A winning lottery ticket was sold here at a liquor store Sunday.The Illinois Lottery says a person bought a ticket at Ma and Pa Liquors on South ...

    Shout Out: Ken Bradley, Park Ridge actor appears in Illinois Lottery's 'Booyah' commercial  Chicago Tribune

    Actor Ken Bradley has appeared in numerous commercials for Walmart, The Hartford, Geico, and many other companies. The Park Ridge resident is currently ...

    Friday night's Mega Millions pot hits $1 billion; Chicago-area players making plans if they strike it rich  Chicago Tribune

    Friday night's Mega Millions estimated grand prize has hit a staggering $1 billion, and people in the Chicago area are lining up at lottery machines for a chance ...

    Southern Illinois man wins $2 million in Illinois lottery scratch off  Belleville News-Democrat

    Steven Repp of Southern Illinois won $2 million in the Illinois Lottery scratch off game 100X instant. He bought the ticket at Circle K in West Frankfort. A Granite ...

    Illinois Lottery boosted by new digital lottery platform  Gaming Intelligence

    Illinois Lottery operator Camelot Illinois has lauded the launch of its new digital lottery platform, which delivered 35,000 new registered accounts in March.

    Springfield is the video gaming capital of Illinois  Peoria Journal Star

    Springfield remained the video gaming capital of Illinois in 2018, boasting the most video gaming terminals of any municipality in the state.This is the fifth ...