Last Illinois Casino License May Be Headed For Rosemont

Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office says she's concerned about the tenth casino license going to Rosemont, a western suburb Madigan linked to the mob a few years ago. Rosemont, though, has outbid all others for the tenth casino license with a $435 million offer to the gaming board, almost double its nearest competitor's. By 2008, the unfinished foundation of the failed Emerald Casino in Rosemont was set for demolition. But it paved the way for development of the 200,000-square-foot entertainment district that Get the Chris Rock Setlist of the concert at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, IL, USA on February 14, 2008 from the No Apologies Tour and other Chris Rock Setlists for free on setlist.fm! A rosemont state casino could earn the state as much as $725 million or more annually. Any other location wishing to have a shot at the license may need to show similar projections, or find itself shut out. Published on May 10, 2008 by TomWeston. Help Spread the News. Recent Comments. Posted by: mr w t rush: When: 05/10/2008 03:19:29 PM EST: rate the odds of this scheme as 1 billion to 1 Published: 12/4/2008 12:02 AM. The Chicago Crime Commission remains unconvinced Rosemont is "clean" as the suburb - long the target of mob-influence allegations - tries to land the state's 10th casino again. The organized crime watchdog group, formed in the days of Al Capone, is coming out today to argue against giving Rosemont's bidder, Trilliant Gaming, the state's last casino license as it Owing to Rosemont's sorry history in its long-rampaging quest for a casino, we urge the IGB to unequivocally exclude that community and instead choose Des Plaines or Waukegan. Published: 10/15/2008 3:50 PM | Updated: 10/15/2008 11:44 PM . The village of Rosemont came out swinging Wednesday, with its casino company outpacing six other companies vying for the state's 10th casino license. The company, Trilliant Gaming Illinois LLC, set out a starting bid of $435 million, nearly double the amount offered by a company wanting to put a gaming site in Waukegan. Five other December 2008: Des Plaines and its partnership with Midwest Gaming win the 10th license, this time beating out finalists Rosemont and Waukegan. Monday: The Rivers Casino is set to open in Des Plaines. The casino's records showed that Pouncil made significant cash and chip "buy-ins" at the casino between 2001 and 2008; a table attached to the complaint shows that his cash buy-in totals between Get the Chris Rock Setlist of the concert at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, IL, USA on February 15, 2008 and other Chris Rock Setlists for free on setlist.fm!

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