Bill Status of HB4194 95th General Assembly
Short Description: GAMING EXPANSION
Rep. Lou Lang - Robert S. Molaro - Patrick J Verschoore, Mike Boland, Daniel J. Burke and Greg Harris
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority and vests its powers in the Chicago Casino Development Board. Provides that the Board shall select casino operators to develop and operate a land-based casino in Chicago. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes changes concerning the Illinois Racing Board. Allows advance deposit wagering. Adds provisions concerning drug testing for horses. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to provide for the conduct of electronic gaming at tracks. Makes other changes. Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Makes changes concerning the Illinois Gaming Board. Authorizes the issuance of an additional license to conduct riverboat gambling and a casino license to conduct casino gambling in Chicago. Contains provisions regarding the re-issuance of the 10th riverboat license. Allows the Authority to receive a casino license and requires the Authority to contract with a casino operator to conduct casino gambling within that municipality. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act and makes corresponding changes in other Acts. Provides for the conduct of electronic poker. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.