Keyword: Pat Quinn

  • Ill. Gov. Quinn Calls for Gaming Expansion

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who has vetoed two major gaming expansion plans within the past year, now suggests more gaming might help achieve his primary goal of state employee pension reform.

  • ADW Companies Stop Taking Wagers in Illinois

    At least two of the four companies conducting advance deposit wagering in Illinois are shutting down operations for Illinois residents because that form of wagering is now illegal in the Land of Lincoln.

  • Deal Close for Illinois Gaming Expansion?

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Nov. 30 they are close to a deal that would bring a casino to the Chicago Loop -- and, presumably, wider gaming expansion including slot machines at race tracks.

  • Help for Illinois Racing? Maybe Yes, Maybe No

    In theory, Illinois horse racing should be on the verge of receiving tens of millions of dollars in revenue enhancements after a recent flurry of action by state and federal courts, the state legislature and Gov. Pat Quinn.

  • Slot Machine

    Illinois House Approves Racetrack Slots

    The Illinois House May 30 passed legislation that would permit slot machines at the state's race tracks as part of a dramatic expansion of gaming around the state.

  • Interests Say They Had Votes for IL Slots

    Illinois racing interests say they had enough votes to pass a slots-at-tracks bill this week and some say they were sold out by measure's sponsor in the waning hours of the legislative session.