• Orland Park businesses seek OK for video gambling after ban lifted At least seven Orland Park businesses have filed paperwork with state regulators seeking to offer video gambling since the village board voted Aug. 6 to lift a longtime ban on the games, according to filings with the Illinois Gaming Board. Businesses seeking to have the video gambling terminals installed need approval from both the […]

  • More Gaming Parlors for East Alton   Two new gambling businesses are coming to East Alton. The Village Board of Trustees approved at its most recent meeting liquor licenses for a pair of Easy Slots gaming parlors. By state law, gaming parlors must be licensed to serve liquor. East Alton Mayor Joe Silkwood […]

  • Proposed video gambling business wins DeKalb commission approval Christopher Heimerman – Caption The proposed site of a new video gambling café is seen Tuesday at 850-852 S. Fourth St., DeKalb. DeKALB – Applicants to open a small gaming facility on south Fourth Street won Planning and Zoning Commission approval Wednesday. By a 3-2 vote, commissioners approved a special use permit for […]