With their adjournment scheduled for Wednesday, lawmakers in Springfield spent the week rushing mostly inconsequential bills through the legislative funnel.
One thing is clear: This bill hasn't gotten much caino, given the budget standoff and the tradition of gambling bills piling up, up, up, then toppling over before the May 31 adjournment deadline. Pat Quinn signed into law in A casino here should be regulated like all the others: And it would legalize slots at the state's horse racing tracks.Springfield Illinois casino Abraham Lincoln Danville, Lake County, and South Chicago as approved locations for new gambling venues. (Illinois) -- Video gaming revenue collected by the state of Illinois surpassed riverboat casino revenue for the first time in According to a new report from the. A Chicago casino would be overseen by the Illinois Gaming Board and a new Chicago Casino Development Authority, a five-member board.