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Three Illinois casinos move to the next stage

On Wednesday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker was downstate in Carterville to break ground on a new gaming facility at the Walker's Bluff winery.


The Illinois Gaming Board determined last June that Walker’s Bluff is suitable for licensure. The new resort is slated to include a 116-room hotel along with a gaming floor, event center and numerous restaurants.


Officials say 1,100 construction jobs will be created for the project, and also 330 permanent jobs at the resort.


Three Illinois casinos move to the next stage | Granite City News | advantagenews.com

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