Data from industry experts and the state of Illinois show video gambling has generated about $785 million in state and local tax revenue since the machines were legalized 4 years ago. The Southern Illinoisan newspaper in Carbondale reports that the number of machines in Illinois establishments isn’t reaching its limit as 5,600 businesses have them.… Read More

The day after it became public that billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson gave $20 million to a super PAC with close ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-Ky.), three GOP senators introduced legislation that would effectively ban online gambling – a measure Adelson has long pushed for. The super PAC, the Senate Leadership Fund,… Read More

Atlantic City casinos could add their first skill-based gaming machines as soon as next week, if state regulators sign off on the plan. An Tuesday, New York-based startup Gameco announced that it would debut its new video game gambling machines (VGM) on the casino floors of Caesars Entertainment’s three Atlantic City properties this fall. GameCo… Read More