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February 07, 2011

Casinos are suing the state over a law that creates a tax that would not be applied to all casinos. The law states that a levy of 3% would be put towards any casino with annual gross receipts totaling $200 million and over. The four casinos in Joliet, Aurora, and Elgin, would have the new tax applied to them. Five Downstate casinos would not.

The case was brought by Hollywood Casino in Aurora, Harrah's Casino Cruises and Empress Casino Joliet, and the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin. The casinos argue that the law goes against the United State's Constitution's "takings" clause.

The Will County Circuit Court dismissed the case originally. The Third Illinois Judicial District Appellate Court recently upheld the discussion. Stating that it was not proven by the casinos that the tax was arbitrary or unreasonable.

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