Video gambling coming to Chicago?

Here's a well-researched article on the odds of video gambling being authorized for every joint that is licensed to sell liquor. It is an example of the good reporting coming out of the new Chicago News Cooperative that can be viewed in the New York Times.


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  • Almost all Chicago suburbs have ordinances prohibiting gambling devices like Chicago has. If Chicago overturns their ordinance prohibiting gambling devices, Chicago would become a mecca for degenerate gamblers. The 5% tax on gamblers

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