The rebuilding of a closed highway bridge in northwestern Indiana hinges on whether a nearby casino decides to kick in $35 million toward the project. The city of East Chicago and the Indiana Department of Transportation have reached agreement on the plans and are await
Longtime Gary City Councilman Roy Pratt says Gary, Indiana, needs to move one of its two casino boats to a more competitive location — and it needs to do so soon.Pratt says he’s concerned that Chicago and a southern suburb could line up their own casinos soon, and Gary’s current gambling operations
Yay. New budget. Yay. New casino in Chicago. Yay. Quinn has 60 days to slow this story to a crawl, giving more and more media outlets the chance to speculate on what is next. Yay.Poor Pat Quinn. Remember when his job was all about walking across the state to raise awareness for health care?
The Illinois Senate approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow five new casinos in Illinois - including one in Chicago. The Senate approved the measure on a 30-27 vote, which now goes to Governor Pat Quinn for his approval.As recently as Friday, Quinn expressed objection to the size and scope