A revised gambling bill is back on the table in Springfield.  State Representative Bob Rita is offering a couple ideas that he thinks will clear the legislature this year.  The first would allow a casino in Chicago only.  It would be owned by the state, not the city of Chicago, which was a major point of contention in the last proposal. 

A second option would allow a Chicago casino and four others across the state, but there will be fewer positions available.  The extra revenue would be used for education, pensions, and for infrastructure upgrades.   


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