Rockford Newspaper Sustains Editorial Support for Gaming Expansion

from the Rockford Register Star (June 27, 2012) “WANNA BET? “Most Illinoisans do, or at least they support the idea of [...]

Crain’s Chicago Business Poll: 61% Support Illinois Gaming Expansion

Illinois Supports a Gaming Solution Almost 2:1 A poll conducted for Crain’s Chicago by Ipsos and released today (June 25), shows [...]

VIDEO: Henry County Fair Showcases Needs for Gaming Expansion

from WQAD-TV “Illinois’ horse racing industry is facing dire straights. “Attendance at the state’s horse tracks has fallen off dramatically [...]

The Southern Illinoisian Endorses Gaming Expansion Bill

excerpts from June 6 editorial “Our View: It may not be perfect, but legislation expanding gambling in Illinois should be [...]

NPR: Rep. Lou Lang Gives Comprehensive Defense of Illinois Gaming Bill

some excerpts of Rep. Lou Lang’s recent interview on NPR (WBEZ-FM in Chicago) explaining benefits of the recently passed gaming [...]

Following the passage of the Illinois Gaming Expansion Bill (SB1849) by the General Assembly the Illinois Revenue & Jobs Alliance [...]

Illinois Racing Board Chairman: Optimistic Lawmaker, Governor Will Help Industry

By Will Buss “COLLINSVILLE — Some working within the local horse racing industry are confident that Gov. Pat Quinn will [...]

State Journal-Register: Gambling expansion to get another look in legislature

By Doug Finke “Two key state lawmakers involved in gambling legislation last week flatly predicted the legislature will vote on [...]

Quad-City Times: ‘Racino’ Legislation Boosts Horsemen’s Hopes

Excerpt from the Quad-City Times May 20 editorial “Today, McCaffrey operates a stable of 60 horses. This trainer and owner [...]

IL State Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka Gives Support to Slots-at-Tracks, Gaming Expansion

by Kevin McDermott “State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, a Republican and the state’s chief fiscal officer, came out today with a [...]