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John Kindt, an emeritus professor of business and legal policy at the University of Illinois, is a leading national gambling critic who has testified before Congress about the societal, business and economic impacts of decriminalizing gambling. The author of a forthcoming book on sports gambling, Kindt spoke with News Bureau … Continue reading
Moral objection to gambling has a long history not only in central Illinois but throughout the United States, reaching back to George Washington, who shared his own objections in a letter to his nephew Bushrod Washington on January 15, 1783. “Avoid gaming. This is a vice which is productive of … Continue reading
Geneseo, IL – Video gambling machines won’t be found in Geneseo bars or gas stations. At the Tuesday, Sept. 22 committee of the whole meeting, aldermen voted against forwarding a proposal to allow video gaming to the October city council meeting. As a result of the vote’s failure, Geneseo’s current … Continue reading
Mundelein, IL – The Illinois Gaming Board voted Sept. 21 to fine two Mundelein businesses $25,000 each and charged them with seven counts that they allegedly allowed underage patrons to play video gambling machines and then did not self report the prohibited activity. One official says this is the first … Continue reading