Chicago Casino Bill Put On Legislative Back Burner

Law360, New York (May 30, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT) -- An Illinois state representative said Friday that a gambling expansion bill proposing a Chicago-area casino will not be voted on before the General Assembly's legislative session winds down, citing unresolved disputes among Illinois lawmakers about a revenue-sharing structure and other issues.

Rep. Bob Rita, D-Blue Island, said S.B. 1739 — dubbed the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act — did not have the necessary support for approval in Illinois' House and Senate and by the governor during the current lawmaking period. May 31 is the last day...
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