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Hard Rock Breaks Ground On $310 Million Rockford Casino

Hoping it will be " The Flame " that draws patrons to northern Illinois, Hard Rock and local ownership group 815 Entertainment broke ground Wednesday on a $310 million casino in Rockford that is scheduled to open in late 2023. In a tent filled to capacity next to its temporary venue, called A Hard Rock Opening Act, dignitaries who included Hard…
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Wind Creek Breaks Ground For Suburban Cook County Casino In Illinois

Somewhat overshadowed by the process of Bally's moving forward as the applicant for Chicago's downtown casino license, Wind Creek quietly broke ground for another casino in Illinois, this one located in the south suburbs of Cook County. The Illinois Gaming Board selected Wind Creek over South Suburban Development last December, capping a process…
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Chicago City Council Approves Bally's $1.7 Billion Casino Plan

Bally's took another crucial step forward in its efforts to build a $1.7 billion casino in downtown Chicago on Wednesday when the full city council approved its proposal for the River West neighborhood. The 39-5 vote, with five absent and one recusal, came after the city's plan commission and zoning committee each approved the amended proposal on…
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Chicago City Council Approves Bally's $1.7 Billion Casino Plan
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Illinois Rep. Rita Files Bill To Legalize Internet Casino Gaming

State Rep. Bob Rita, one of the primary drivers of legislation that helped legalize sports betting in Illinois, has turned his attention to bringing internet casino gaming to the Land of Lincoln. Rita filed HB 3142 on Thursday, which would allow "a casino or racetrack to offer Internet gaming or contract with a platform to offer Internet gaming,"…
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Bally's Submits Application For Downtown Chicago Casino License

Bally's formally submitted its application for a casino license to the Illinois Gaming Board on Wednesday, seeking to build a $1.7 billion venue in the River West neighborhood of the third-largest city in the United States. If the IGB approves the application, Bally's would operate a temporary casino at Medinah Temple in nearby River North while…
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Suburban Chicago Casinos Nearing Construction

Bally's isn't the only casino operator taking big steps forward on development plans in the Chicago area this month. As the gambling industry focused on Bally's selection last week for the city's first casino, Full House Resorts finalized an agreement with the far north suburb of Waukegan to clear the way for a temporary casino to open next to…
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Indiana Casinos Claim Over $235M In Revenue For March

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported its state's 10 casinos and two racinos generated more than $235 million in revenue for March, the state's highest monthly total in nine years. March has historically been a good month for casinos in the Hoosier State, with the total marking the sixth consecutive year it has cleared $200 million when not…
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Indiana Casinos Claim Over $235M In Revenue For March
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Illinois Casino: Unified Gaming Platform Deployed at Hard Rock Casino Rockford

Hard Rock Casino Rockford and Quick Custom Intelligence ("QCI") announced jointly that the QCI unified gaming platform has been deployed, the crew has been educated, and the product is currently in use at the new location in Rockford, Illinois. The platform integrates player acquisition, marketing, and gaming with real-time operational capabilities…
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Bronzeville Leaders Did Not Want A Casino At Michael Reese Development

BRONZEVILLE - Some Bronzeville leaders are pushing back against the prospect of having the city's first casino as a neighbor. The city unveiled five potential casino sites in November. Four are clustered in the Near South Side, including one at the McCormick Place Marshalling Yards at 31st Street and DuSable Lake Shore Drive, near the old Michael…
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Rockford moves one step closer to permanent casino

ROCKFORD (WREX) - The Illinois Gaming Board voted 4-0 to grant a license to 815 Entertainment and Hard Rock for a permanent casino in Rockford. While the license was approved, construction can't start just yet on the proposed location of the casino at the old clock tower site on E. State St. near the I-90 exit. "Hard Rock Casino Rockford cannot…
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Bidders For Chicago Casino Pull Out All The Stops In Public Presentations

Rush Street Gaming is pushing a potentially key advantage - timing - in trying to differentiate itself with two other bidders to build and operate a casino in downtown Chicago. Unlike the other applicants, Rush Street says it can have Chicago's city casino ready to open in 2022 by repurposing the historic Lakeside Center at McCormick Place, rather…
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Rockford Casino brings in more than $4M in first three weeks of being open

ROCKFORD (WREX) - We're learning more about how much Rockford's temporary casino is doing so far. The temporary casino opened at the beginning of November at the old Giovanni's restaurant on N. Bell School Rd. The Illinois Gaming Board released revenue numbers for casinos across the state for November. In the 22 days the casino was open in…
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Hard Rock opens Rockford temporary casino in Illinois

ard Rock announced on Wednesday the opening of its temporary Rockford casino. Located at 610 N Bell School Rd, the property opened at 11 a.m. to the public after a ribbon-cutting ceremony where Mayor Tom McNamara did the honors. Today has been the most amazing day... and we are just getting started! Rockford, we're here!…
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Rockford Casino: 'A Hard Rock Opening Act' opens doors to public

ROCKFORD (WREX) - History was made in Rockford on Wednesday as Hard Rock opened the doors to their temporary Rockford casino. Featuring over 37000 square feet of gaming space, A Hard Rock Opening Act offers more than 625 of the newest slots and top-graded Inter block Electronic Table Games. In addition to entertainment, the casino is also home to…
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Chicago casino proposals include Bally's, Rivers, Hard Rock, Rush Street Gaming options, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office says

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The City of Chicago is one step closer to getting its own casino. Four different companies have proposed five different sites at various locations around the city, including one in the South Loop. After having lived in the area for 26 years, Nathalynne Mcginnis certainly hopes not."This was supposed to be a community for families…
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City of Chicago Receives Five Bids For Downtown Casino License

As poker hands go, the city of Chicago was dealt a promising opener for suitors to build a downtown casino: two pairs and a wild card. The city announced Friday it had received five bids in response to its Request for Proposals (RFP) issued in April. The deadline was originally established in August, but extended earlier in the summer to allow…
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Indiana Experiences a Small Drop in September Casino Revenue

As the Indiana Gaming Commission reports, the total casino revenue of the state for the month of September was slightly above $194.7 million, which is a month-to-month decline, compared to August. The cumulative win of the two racinos and 10 casinos in Indiana was $206.6 million. Compared to August's $209.3 million, that is a 1.3% decline. The drop…
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Indiana Experiences a Small Drop in September Casino Revenue
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Indiana The Talk Of Southland Cook County Casino License Applicants

About the only thing missing from presentations Wednesday by the four applicants for a casino license in Southland Cook County was the declaration of the childhood phrase, "One, two, three, four, I declare a border war!" The promise to keep gaming tax revenue dollars in Illinois and out of Indiana while building communities was a prevailing theme…
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North Point And Full House Make Pitches For Waukegan Casino License

Two vastly different visions for what a casino would look like in the Fountain Square section of Waukegan were presented to the Illinois Gaming Board on Wednesday, when North Point Casino and Full House Resorts made their respective pitches to be awarded the state's gaming license for that location. Waukegan was one of six locations granted a…
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Homewood Endorses Daly Group LLC For Proposed Casino Development

HOMEWOOD, IL - The Homewood Village Board voted 5-1, approving an endorsement resolution for the future development of a south suburban casino at the regular meeting held on Sept. 28. Trustee Karen Washington voted no. The agreement is between Homewood and the village of East Hazel Crest. The board endorsed Daly Group LLC for the development of a…
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Walker's Bluff Gets Approval For Changes To Illinois Casino Plan

The Illinois Gaming Board unanimously approved a key change to the casino license application submitted by the Walker's Bluff Casino Resort on Thursday, clearing the way for the group to begin construction on a permanent facility in Williamson County. Walker's Bluff originally submitted a revised plan to the IGB in March, but then requested that it…
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Walker's Bluff Gets Approval For Changes To Illinois Casino Plan
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Lightfoot Touts Chicago As "World Class" City For Casino and Resort

Calling it a "once in a generation opportunity," Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot opened the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States on Monday by promoting her city as it continues accepting proposals for a casino in the downtown area. The downtown area of the third-largest city in the country was one of six sites permitted to host a casino…
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Illinois Introduces Online Casino Bill; Indiana’s Stalls Out

After serving as one of the main proponents of legalized sports betting in Illinois, State Rep. Bob Rita is now pushing to bring online casino gaming to the state. Rita filed HB3142 on Thursday. The bill would "authorize a casino or racetrack to offer internet gaming or contract with a platform to offer internet gaming, as regulated by the Illinois…
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