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Thursday, July 19, 2012 05:26 pm

City council approves gambling measure 7-2

Springfield bars, restaurants and fraternal organizations will soon be able to offer video gambling legally, thanks to a 7-2 vote by the Springfield City Council on Tuesday.The nine aldermen seemed we...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:14 pm

How slot machines and harness racing could change Springfield forever

Step right up! Welcome to the Illinois State Fairgrounds, where kids can milk cows, and cows can win ribbons and anyone 21 years and older can contribute to an electronic, press-a-button, hear-a-beep,...
Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 06:29 pm

Groups warn gambling expansion would increase costs to society

Jerry Prosapio watched Springfield this week as the General Assembly considered, but so far failed to pass, legislation to expand gaming. The proposal would have added slots to Chicago airports, a cas...

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