SPRINGFIELD, Illinois -- As reported by the Rockford Register Star: "A gambling-expansion package under consideration at the Capitol may include a casino for Rockford. Sen. Rickey Hendon, a Chicago
Democrat spearheading the plan, said a Rockford delegation recently asked him to include Rockford. He refused to say who had approached him.
"...Hendon said the plan under consideration likely would include up to four casinos: one in Chicago, one in a south suburb of Chicago, one in Waukegan and another one either in Rockford or at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.As lawmakers work toward the end of their spring session, some are eyeing gambling expansion as a means to generate state revenue. The session is set to end May 31, but lawmakers may need more time to reach a deal on a new state budget and other matters.
"...Though lawmakers contemplate more gambling every spring as they seek to raise more state money to cover their spending priorities, they have repeatedly failed to reach an agreement on an expansion package..."
that you are not breaking any local laws. It's up to you to know the legality of your actions when you gamble.