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Business
6:52 am
Thu October 24, 2013

IL Casino Bill Waiting On House Vote

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Illinois lawmakers have re-opened talks on a bill to expand gambling, but many of the concerns from earlier proposals remain. The House Executive Committee held a hearing yesterday on a measure to add five casinos and allow slot machines at major airports.

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Government
7:34 am
Fri November 30, 2012

IL Lawmakers Still Have Hope for Gambling Expansion

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The sponsor of legislation to add five new casinos in Illinois says Gov. Pat Quinn has been unwilling to negotiate a compromise. But he remains hopeful one can be reached. Democrat Rep. Lou Lang says he questions whether Quinn wants a deal before the end of the legislative session. Quinn has not met with either of the bill’s sponsors.

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