video gaming http://tspr.org en Video Gaming Revenue Up in Galesburg http://tspr.org/post/video-gaming-revenue-galesburg <p>The city of Galesburg is experiencing the financial benefits from the state's decision to allow businesses to install video gaming machines, just as some new establishments are looking to cash in. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:20:04 +0000 Emily Boyer 55900 at http://tspr.org Video Gaming Revenue Up in Galesburg Video Poker Now Available in Illinois http://tspr.org/post/video-poker-now-available-illinois <p>You can now win money from playing video poker at Illinois bars.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>There are 65 establishments in Illinois that can legally pay out for video gaming wins and many more are awaiting the go-ahead from the state.</p><p>The rollout has been long time in coming. Illinois lawmakers approved video poker in 2009 but it's taken a few years for regulators to set it up.</p><p>"It's All About Wine,” which is a wine shop and bar in Springfield, is one of the more than 300 bars, fraternal organizations and truck stops that have a license to operate video poker machines.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:11:36 +0000 Rich Egger 22733 at http://tspr.org Video Poker Now Available in Illinois Monmouth Lifts Ban on Video Gambling http://tspr.org/post/monmouth-lifts-ban-video-gambling <p>Monmouth allowed the use of video gaming for &ldquo;amusement purposes&rdquo; only. That did not include gambling although the ordinance was difficult to enforce.<br /><br />The discussion was prompted by changes to state law that will allow video gaming this year. The proceeds will help pay for capital improvements.<br /><br />City Administrator Eric Hanson says the city council discussed keeping the ban in place.<br /> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:12:02 +0000 James Lenz 16911 at http://tspr.org Monmouth Lifts Ban on Video Gambling