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Betway cashes out of online sports betting in Illinois, again

The operator withdrew its application for an online-only license last week, leaving The Prairie State still with three licenses up for grabs.

Illinois sports betting drops again in July

Bettors made $369.1 million in wagers at Illinois’ retail and online sportsbooks in July, down 22.5% from $476.5 million in June.

Illinois casinos shutting down temporarily starting tomorrow

The Illinois Gaming Board has communicated to the State of Illinois' casinos that their facilities must suspend gambling operations at the conclusion of the gaming day on Thursday, 19 November 2020.

Penn National Gaming sees 83 percent of properties reopened

The latest reopenings are scheduled for today at the company’s three Illinois casinos as well as its Prairie State Gaming video gaming terminal operations throughout Illinois.

Argosy's Casino Alton to reopen on 1 July

Team members and vendors will be required to wear masks and will undergo a health screening each day prior to their shift. Guests will be required to wear masks except when actively eating or drinking.

Illinois officially launches sports betting

With the launch of BetRivers Sportsbook today at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, the Prairie State became the 15th U.S. state to introduce legal sports betting.

Joelle Shearin appointed GM and President at Hard Rock Casino in Lake Tahoe

Shearin will oversee all operations for the gaming resort. Her most recent role was vice president and general manager at Argosy's Casino Alton as the first female general manager for Penn National Gaming.

Flooding hurt Alton Argosy casino

Alton Argosy Casino were the most impacted by last month's floods in the Mid-West.

GLPI reaches agreement with Pinnacle to acquire real estate assets

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., will acquire nearly all of Pinnacle's real estate properties, and the properties will be spun off into separate property and operating companies.

Penn National Gaming names Scott Saunders General Manager of Argosy Casino Alton

Saunders brings 20 Years of regional and locals market management experience to new role.

St Louis: June revenue up 7 percent

Overall revenue increased 7 percent on June 2011 figures for the six St Louis area casinos.

Barge breaks loose and strikes Illinois casino

News brief: The barge forced the casino to suspend operations but there were no injuries or damage to the facility.

Argosy casino boat a success

News Brief: Despite competition, the Alton’s Argosy Casino boat has remained a success, making millionaires of its founders and serving as financial savior of its host city.

Argosy Alton, Casino Queen Revenues Up

News Brief: The Argosy Casino Alton and the Casino Queen in East St. Louis reported revenue improvement for the month of June, the Illinois Gaming Board reported.

Penn National Gaming to Retain Argosy Casino-Alton

The Illinois Gaming Board has agreed to allow Penn National to retain the Argosy Casino-Alton in Alton, Illinois.

Alton Belle Casino Sued

News Brief: A woman who fell in the Alton Belle Casino parking lot on Oct. 12, 2003, filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court seeking in excess of $50,000 for injuries she allegedly sustained.

Indiana Riverboat Casino Profits Up

News Brief: Gross profits at the three riverboat casinos in Southeast Indiana increased 3.5 percent in the month of June vs. the same month a year ago, the Indiana Gaming Commission said Wednesday.

St. Louis-Area Gaming Revenues Mixed

News Brief: Harrah's St. Louis Casino and Hotel and the Casino Queen in East St. Louis were the only two area casinos that saw an increase in revenue in February, the Missouri Gaming Commission and Illinois Gaming Board reported Thursday.

Business Improving at Argosy Casino

News Brief: Alton officials are feeling luckier after several months of improved business at the Argosy Casino.

St. Louis Area Casinos Win Up

News Brief: All five riverboat casinos in the St. Louis metropolitan area had more people on the boats and increased revenue in December, the Missouri Gaming Commission and Illinois Gaming Board said.

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