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Chicago casinos #3 in the USA

The casinos in Chicago are #3 in gambling revenue in the entire United States for fifth year in a row.

Chicago casinos #3 in the USAThe casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City are the only surpassing the gambling revenues of the Windy City. over $2.5 billion were the revenues from the nine casinos in Illinois last year, according to some analysts. This number, although small compared to the $6.6 billion of Las Vegas, has beaten other gambling cities, such as Detroit and New Orleans.

The lawmakers in Illinois are currently considering four new casino licenses, one of which will be given to a casino in Metro Chicago. This law, considering the gambling revenue, would potentially start a race between Illinois and Indiana to attract the gamblers from both states with more and bigger casinos.

Published on 06/13/2007

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