Category Archives: Gaming News

  • 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 […]

  • Lake County uses gambling revenue to fight gambling addiction With video gambling machines bringing in more money, how are local governments spending it? Often, it’s used to fill holes in the budget or pay staff salaries, which can be tricky if the income isn’t reliable, as governments learned when casino revenue started to drop. In Lake County, however, […]