Column: Heavy lifting now begins with Waukegan casino licensee named
Full House Resorts won the Waukegan gaming sweepstakes. The company has casinos in Indiana, Colorado, Mississippi Gulf Coast and Nevada. It is not clear why the board selected it over the North Point Casino group. There is a federal lawsuit filed by The Forest County Potawatomi Community. The tribe claims the process was "rigged" by previous city officials to favor the bid backed by Bond. A Cook County judge rejected the tribe's request for a temporary restraining order. He also ruled that the journey is just beginning before ground is broken for the casino.
Charles Selle is a former News-Sun reporter, political editor and editor.