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Will latest changes make sports betting bill — and casinos — a winning wager?

May 24, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The fight to expand gambling in the state has seen its fair share of struggles, mainly because the bill in years past had covered too many complex issues with too many competing interests. A war between billionaire casino owner Neil Bluhm and two fantasy sports giants that threatens to halt a sports betting measure saw a temporary cease fire on Friday, as lawmakers digested new language that might soften the blow to the fantasy site operators. Or maybe not. The fight to expand gambling in the s...