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Luis Arroyo

Will Former State Rep. Luis Arroyo Get Jail or Probation for Sweepstakes Case?

Former Illinois State Representative Luis Arroyo pleaded guilty in his federal bribery case involving legalizing sweepstakes machines, and now he’s asking for probation. Will Arroyo escape jail time? Sweepstakes legal gray area The scheme started with an unlawful lobbying effort involving sweepstakes machines. Sweepstakes machines exist in a murky legal area, as they are not […]
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Rockford Casino

Off to a Strong Start: Rockford Casino Rakes in $4.1M in First Month

If there were any doubts that the public would welcome a casino in Rockford, Illinois, they’ve been put to rest. People showed up in throngs for the grand opening of the temporary Hard Rock Casino, aptly named ‘A Hard Rock Opening Act,’ and haven’t stopped coming since. According to figures released by the Illinois Gaming Board, in just […]
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