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Land of Casinos: Video gambling expanding rapidly in Illinois

ILLINOIS – Video gambling has expanded to more than 6,000 locations in less than three years leaving some to wonder if the state is becoming the “Land of Casinos.”

The video gambling industry reached in Illinois reached more than $1 billion dollars since it started operating in July 2012. 20,000 video terminals are operating across all 102 counties in the state. Industry advocates are calling the success a boon for Illinois businesses and state deficits, but others worry the success is coming at a high price. Continue reading Land of Casinos: Video gambling expanding rapidly in Illinois