| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year.
Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Tinley Park officials have formally voted to allow video gambling machines in the village despite objections raised by some who said gambling isn't right for the town.
Village trustees Greg Hannon, Brian Maher, Tom Staunton, Patricia Leoni and T.J....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:29 AM
An obscure panel of lawmakers unexpectedly shot down video gambling reforms Tuesday, leaving regulators grasping to close loopholes in the lucrative business.
Aaron Jaffe, chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board, which proposed the reforms, said he was...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The state’s top gambling regulators said today that a “substantial gap” remains in their oversight of the barroom slot machine industry after a panel of lawmakers rejected reforms.
Illinois Gaming Board officials also said they would...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Homer Glen plans to seek out architectural services and select a firm by sometime this spring for renovations at the Woodbine Golf Course property where it plans to relocate village hall.
"I think this is very pragmatic," Trustee Tedd Kagianas said at a...
| Jan 22, 2014
A Niles task force of residents and village officials is expected to make its recommendation next month on whether to overturn the suburb's ban on video gambling.
Created in October by Mayor Andrew Przybylo, the task force held two days of hearings...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Technically, you could open a casino without a celebrity chef. But, why gamble?
On Monday, the management of Horseshoe Baltimore announced the two chefs it hopes will be marquee culinary attractions at its casino, which is now under construction on...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:43 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Federal corruption charges against state Sen. Leland Yee, accused of soliciting campaign donations from undercover agents who sought political favors in return, put new light on donations he received while voting on legislation affecting his...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Video gambling might have a shot in Lake Zurich, despite disapproval from past elected officials.
The Lake Zurich board of trustees plans to discuss soon the possibility of allowing video gambling machines at establishments in the village, though...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Dozens of Baltimore residents walked into Upton's Union Baptist Church Sunday. They were dressed fastidiously in dark suits and dark dresses.
Their eyes turned toward the stage where they saw an odd sight for a house of worship: A gambling advertisement...