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Our View: Video gaming booming in Rockford and state, but other gambling revenue not as robust

Editor’s note: This editorial was updated to correct the figure the Illinois Lottery transferred to the Common School Fund during fiscal year 2016.

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Illinois video gaming revenue continues to rise in fourth year; establishments and Rockford-area communities benefit

The amount of money played, machines used and establishments featuring the gambling equipment has gone up since Illinois made video gaming machines available to the public in September 2012.

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Freeport, area establishments enjoy revenue four years after Illinois started video gambling

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