One step closer to a Chicago casino
The Illinois House of Representatives approved a Chicago casino today. It still needs approval in the Senate and the governor’s approval before becoming law.
SPRINGFIELD — A major gambling package won House approval today with provisions for a land-based casino in Chicago or a riverboat gambling palace on Lake Michigan, four more casinos around the state, and slot machines at racetracks and Chicago’s two airports. (Chicago Tribune 5/30/2011)
That’s suddenly a lot of competition for the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino in Elgin.