A bill was recently sent the Governor Pat Quinn that would allow for a casino in
Chicago as well as at the airports. Both Midway and O'Hare would be able to
operate slot machines for passengers that are waiting.
The Senate approved the bill yesterday. It was passed with a 30 to 27 vote.
The bill calls for gaming facilities to be built also in Danville, Rockford, and
two Chicago suburbs. Additionally there will also be the operation of slot
machines at horse racing tracks. This also includes Springfield's State
Supporters of the measure state the gaming licensing fees could earn $1.5
billion for the state. Supporters also say that if passed, the bill will bring a
large economic growth to the state. Chicago will also gain 7,000 to 10,000 new
In addition to Illinois, other states are also considering adding gaming to
their states. This includes Minnesota, Texas, and Massachusetts.
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