Illinois Gaming Board

An Illinois legislator has introduced plans to regulate daily fantasy sports websites and add consumer protections.   

The Illinois Gaming Board plans to seek a legal opinion on whether daily fantasy sports websites like those ordered shut down in Nevada violate state law.

The Illinois Gaming Board has rejected video license applications for operators who'd envisioned opening several businesses in a half-vacant strip mall outside Chicago.  

The mayor of the east-central Illinois town Danville is still hoping to cash in on bringing a casino to the city.  Mayor Scott Eisenhauer says he's talked about gaming expansion with Governor Bruce Rauner. 

Gambling expansion hearing brings up same concerns

Oct 24, 2013

An Illinois legislator is trying to re-start negotiations over a big expansion of gambling. Talks broke down in May, and Democratic state Representative Bob Rita, from Blue Island, says nothing has happened since then.

Il Gambing Board to consider 24 hour casinos

Sep 3, 2013

Illinois' gaming regulators will decide if casinos can stay open around the clock. The gaming board is holding a special meeting about it later this month.

Gambling expansion proposal still being negotiated

May 29, 2013

Supporters of gambling expansion in Illinois are scrambling to negotiate the bill in Springfield. A plan to add five casinos in Illinois, including one in Chicago, is still being negotiated as state legislators are scheduled to end their session on Friday.