Video gaming in Illinois has created and supports more than 32,000 jobs across the state, according to a study commissioned by the state’s Gaming Machine Operators Association.
More than $350 million in state and local taxes has been generated since the first terminals went online in 2012, the study found. Continue reading Video gaming in Illinois has added jobs
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
Illinois is in search of good economic news. With budget problems facing the state, many counties and cities that will be difficult to solve, video gaming is doing its part to help meet that need for success stories. Continue reading Industry seeks legal status for Chicago video gaming