• Our view: Towns still need to approach video gambling with caution Too much of a good thing? Better yet, a good thing at all? That’s what community leaders are asking themselves in regards to video gambling. Those in towns that have allowed it must consider what the saturation point is and those who haven’t are wondering if they should get a piece of the pie. […]

  • 1 slot machine for every 46 residents: The suburbs with the most gambling Oakbrook Terrace doesn’t have a casino, but residents don’t have to go far to gamble. The city has one video gambling machine for every 46 residents, the highest density among 58 suburban locations that allow video gambling, a Daily Herald analysis shows. The machines in Oakbrook Terrace took in nearly $5 million during the […]

  • Committee approves $733k in riverboat grants GENEVA – The Kane County Riverboat Grant Committee approved $739,926 in grants to 32 applicants June 14. These included: $21,000 to Campton Township for its project to relocate and make structural repairs to the historic Whitney Schoolhouse; $25,143 to the city of St. Charles for engineering costs for its Seventh Avenue Creek improvement project; $13,686 […]