Calumet City casino proposal aims to revitalize River Oaks Center

The latest entry in the south suburban casino sweepstakes aims to put a new gaming facility less than two miles from the Indiana border at the River Oaks shopping center in Calumet City.


On Friday, the Calumet City City Council endorsed the "Southland Live" casino and entertainment concept proposed by global hospitality company Delaware North.


The plan calls for constructing a $275 million, 150,000-square-foot facility on a 20-acre site near Macy's at the southwest corner of the River Oaks Center, near 159th Street and Torrence Avenue.


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