Gambling losses from video gaming resulted in $658 million in tax revenue, with $561 million going toward the capital projects fund and $97 million towards local governments.
A Chicago man making his first visit to the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana played $2.50 in a progressive penny slot Sunday and won $293,791.80 on a single spin.
Despite a bid of more than $120 million, a group hoping to buy Arlington International Racecourse to continue horse racing there fears it may be a lost cause.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The interior of California was very hot and dry Wednesday and the forecast called for a risk of fire-starting dry lightning as thousands of firefighters already have their hands full with wildland blazes that have been burning for weeks.
Sharon Stone is to be honoured with the Golden Icon Award at the Zurich Film Festival- the festival's highest accolade.
CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot is extending the deadline for bidders to submit proposals for a Chicago casino, a move that comes as the city struggles to generate interest in the project.
The ordinance, if approved by the City Council, would allow the city’s pro sports arenas and ballparks to purchase sports wagering licenses and allow visitors to place bets.
Casino bosses are reportedly desperate to get Jennifer Lopez back to Las Vegas for a residency to cash in on the interest in her rekindled romance with Ben Affleck.
The temporary casino could operate for two years while the $311 million Hard Rock Casino Rockford is under construction.
For the last year or so, the idea of visiting a local restaurant and requesting to be seated outside wasn’t simply a way to enjoy a meal and a…
Gary, Indiana, Mayor Jerome Prince presented the Jackson brothers with a key to the city in recognition of their continuing love and support for their hometown, captured in the 1971 Jackson 5 hit, "Goin' Back to Indiana."
Slow motion of the Hard Rock Casino guitar smash
To Mike Anger in Midland, Michigan, a $100 round-trip airline flight and $260 for five nights at a Las Vegas hotel made it too easy to say yes.
A man who shot and killed two people and wounded a third at a Wisconsin casino's restaurant before police killed him had been fired from the e…
A gunman killed two people at a Wisconsin casino restaurant and seriously wounded a third before he was killed by police late Saturday, in what authorities said appeared to be a targeted attack.
Chicago is laying its cards on the table and officially seeking bids to build the first casino in the nation's third-largest city.
Giovanni Taliaferro, Director of Memorabilia Design for Hard Rock International, uncrated the “Guitar the Changed the World” on Thursday. The …
For Illinois residents in communities without easy access to a casino, racetrack or off-track betting facility that hosts a sportsbook, it just got much harder to open a legal sports betting account.
Sports betting became legal in Illinois a year ago. Then came COVD — and an opportunity.
Less than an hour after Trump Plaza imploded and sank in a cloud of debris and dust, parts of Atlantic City were still buzzing about the event.
The Illinois Gaming Board gave preliminary approval Thursday afternoon to a proposed Hard Rock casino in Rockford, despite the agency’s ongoing investigation into the lead developer’s other gambling interests in the state.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed gambling-expansion legislation in June 2019 that allowed for six new casino licenses in Illinois. More than 18 months later, Danville officials are still awaiting a decision on their bid.