Video gaming in Illinois has generated nearly $785 million in state and local tax revenue since it began in September 2012.
That’s according to a recent analysis by the Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association, a video gaming industry group. Continue reading Illinois Video Gaming Produced $785 Million In Tax Revenue Since 2012
LLINOIS — September marks the four-year anniversary of video gaming and the economic benefits are booming around the state.
“You’re talking about the number one, largest industry in terms of growth for the last five years is video gaming.”
Chris Stone has seen firsthand how quickly the popularity of video gaming has evolved. He owns more than 20-gambling parlors. Continue reading Gaming is good for the state
Continue reading Springfield’s gambling take nears $5 million as expansion slows
Tax revenue and fees from video gaming are nearing $5 million in the city of Springfield since the start of legalized gambling in the fall of 2012, though the growth in terminal numbers dropped significantly this year.