Where would the Windy City's casino be built?
Though the state has to give the first approval to expand gambling, it
would be up to the Chicago City Council to decide the casino's location.
Block 37, Trump Tower and McCormick Place are among the contenders that have
Some state lawmakers think because of Emanuel's support, a casino might
make its way through the legislature this session. "If the rest of
the state can have riverboats, why not Chicago?" asked Sen. Kirk Dillard
Still, Dillard said he believes five new casinos are too many.
Some lawmakers are looking for Emanuel to make his way to the state capitol
before the May 31 adjournment. It's not on his schedule just yet, but there's
We know most people don't want this around the Sloop, but it seems like the old Icke homes might be a perfect spot (then the buses in Chinatown going to the Casinos won't have as much business)? Or Michael Reese Campus?