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Developers pitch casino plans at Waukegan public meeting; consultant touts ‘remarkable’ options – Lake County News-Sun

Is hope of casino jackpot a sucker bet? State’s gambling tax revenue booming, but it’s not from casinos – Chicago Sun-Times

Former Posen mayor found dead after missing embezzlement sentencing – Chicago Sun-Times

Waukegan moves casino hearing to Genesee Theatre, expecting large turnout – Lake County News-Sun

State revenue from casinos continues to drop as Illinois prepares for massive gambling expansion – State Journal-Register

Gaming board adopts new ethics rules for casino licenses – Daily Herald

Opposition voices went silent, grew weary or were ignored — and gambling roared in – Chicago Sun-Times

City Officials Expected to Reveal the Short-Listed Candidates for Building New Waukegan Casino – Casino Games Pro

Who needs a casino deal more: Lightfoot or Pritzker? Crain’s Chicago Business

Rivers Casino fined for multiple underage gambling violations – WPXI.com

Waukegan To Place Bets On Best Of 6 Casino Proposals – Patch.com

State gambling regulators seek public comment on sports betting rules – Chicago Sun-Times

Bodega bookies: Lottery retailers poised to join Illinois sports betting action – Chicago Sun-Times

‘Not a done deal’: Waukegan residents push back against casino while supporters push for proposal backed by business that fueled local elections – Lake County News-Sun

Waukegan releases names of all six would-be casino developers, including a second tied to Tap Room Gaming – Lake County News-Sun

Watchdog group concerned that new Illinois casinos could cost taxpayers billions of dollars – Fox Chicago

How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts – The Atlantic

Lake County Lines: Waukegan alderman’s business disclosure forms under review by Illinois Gaming Board – Lake County News-Sun

How a Video Gambling Company Helped Bankroll Local Politicians – ProPublica Illinois

Selle: Waukegan council afraid to take a chance on video gambling sites – Chicago Sun-Times

No dice on 5 Chicago casino sites or ‘onerous’ taxes, study finds — but mayor, gov not leaving the table – Chicago Sun-Times

Waukegan Gambling And Young Poets Honor Gwendolyn Brooks – WBEZ Chicago

Full House Resorts rides sports betting wave – Las Vegas Review-Journal

From Truck Stops to Elections, a River of Gambling Money Is Flooding Waukegan – ProPublica Illinois

Six potential casino developers submit proposals in Waukegan – Lake County News-Sun

As Illinois Expands Gambling, It Will Also Try to Determine How Many Gambling Addicts It Has Pro-Publica Illinois

Why Opening a Casino Is a Terrible Idea – Pacific Standard

Let’s Break Down Some Numbers in Illinois’ New Gambling Expansion Bill – ProPublica Illinois

Illinois Is Poised to Become the Gambling Capital of the Midwest – ProPublica Illinois

Of Course This Happened in Illinois. Why Wouldn’t It? – ProPublica Illinois

How Has the “Crack Cocaine of Gambling” Affected Illinois? The State Hasn’t Bothered to Check. – ProPublica Illinois

How We Analyzed Video Gambling in Illinois – ProPublica Illinois

How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost – ProPublica Illinois

A Good Way to Wreck a Local Economy: Build Casinos – The Atlantic

Waukegan District 60 asks prospective casino developers to keep the schools in mind — even if they want to build outside district boundaries – Lake County News-Sun

Gambling money again plays significant role in Waukegan election – Lake County News-Sun

Waukegan mayor testifies in favor of casino expansion, says city is ‘shovel-ready’ for new location – Lake County News-Sun

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