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Hard Rock among four companies vying to develop Chicago casino

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city of Chicago has received five proposals from four different companies to develop a casino-resort and entertainment destination using the single gaming license assigned to Chicago by the 2019 Illinois General Assembly.

Very few details about the different plans were made publicly available following the 2 p.m. application deadline. The size, cost and location of each of the proposals remains generally unknown.


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