New Illinois Gaming Board numbers presenting problems for expansionists

January 11, 2012

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New numbers from the Illinois Gaming Board could weigh heavily on the future of gambling expansion in throughout the state.

WBEZ’s Kristen McQueary discussed the ripple effect of Illinois' pension problem, the state's recent downgrade of its credit rating and the latest on a report from the Illinois Gaming Board and explained what the numbers could mean for gambling expansion in Chicago and Illinois.