6 Illinois Casino Applicants, 2 Licenses: IGB To Hear Presentations Today

Written By Jenn Montgomery on October 13, 2021Last Updated on December 8, 2021
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After more than two years of waiting, six Illinois casino applicants will present to the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) on Oct. 13, vying for two casino licenses and hoping to gain closure.

The finalist of the South Suburbs and Waukegan casino licenses likely won’t be decided today. The hope and dream are that two Illinois communities will see more jobs and more revenue come to their towns beginning in mid-January.

You can listen to the IGB’s special board meeting here, beginning at 9 a.m. CST.

The Illinois game suitors are who?

The following are the candidates for the upcoming Waukegan game certificate:

  • American Place Full House Resorts Inc.
  • North Point Casino & nbsp, d / b / a Lakeside Casino LLC,

For the ultimate blackjack license in the South Suburban area, four people are vying. They are the bids:

  • d / b / a Southland Live LLC
  • West Residential Matteson
  • East Hazel Crest Wind Creek LLC Homewood
  • Lynwood, Southland Ho – Part Entertainment LLC

The six Illinois game applicants’ break

Waukegan British Place Casino

rendering at the American Place Waukegan Casino
  • Bidder: Full House Resorts
  • Dated: October 28, 2019.
  • Yes, TemporaryCasino, close to the Fountain Square searching district.
  • Cost of development:$ 375 million
  • Lasting Employment: 1, 858
  • CasinoSize: 1, 640 slots, 100 board games, and 75 000 square feet of gaming area.
  • Yes, betting
  • Other Features: Hotel, entertainment center, bars, gourmet restaurants, helicopter pad, mansion & rdquo, and four-star hotels.

Waukegan’s North Point Casino

rendition of the North Point Waukegan Casino
  • Bidder: Lakeside Casino LLC
  • Associated: Warner Gaming
  • Date: September 1, 2020.
  • Yes, after five to six months of assent, TemporaryCasino
  • Cost of development:$ 420 million
  • Permanent Employment: 1, 180 opportunities
  • CasinoSize: 2, 000 games positions and 81,500 square feet of gaming space.
  • Sportsbook: A 5,300 square foot casino with smart betting.
  • Outside amphitheatre, dining establishments, lodging, resort, salon, and rooftop pool are additional features.

Casino LIVE in Southland, Calumet City

rendering from Southland LIVE Calumet City Casino
  • Bidder: Southland LIVE LLC
  • Companion: Delaware North
  • Dated: October 28, 2019.
  • Yes, TemporaryCasino, within 90 days of receiving Sure, at the original Carson Pirie Scott area.
  • PermanentLocation: In Calumet City, within two yards of the Indiana borders, at 159th Street and Torrence Avenue.
  • $ 275 million was spent on development.
  • 1, 429 complete – and part-time positions are permanent jobs.
  • CasinoSize: A 150 000 square foot casino complex with 35 board games and 1,200 casinos.
  • Yes, betting
  • Resort, music location, restaurants, and lounges are additional features. Care facilities and after-school activities

Casino South Suburban Matteson

West Residential Matteson Casino rendering
  • Bidder: South Suburban Development LLC
  • Date: August 26, 2020.
  • Companion: Country of Choctaw
  • Yes, TemporaryCasino
  • Previous LincolnMall, close by, is the permanent location. In Matteson, I 57 and I 30.
  • Cost of Development: Mysterious
  • 609 lasting positions are available.
  • CasinoSize: 1,300 slots, 42 board games, and 123,000 square feet of gambling space.
  • Sportsbook: Mysterious
  • Other Features: A resort, an indoor pool and spa, interior golf, a multi-purpose event center, classy eateries, and an exhibit of diverse cultural heritage

East Hazel Crest / Wind Creek Casino Homewood

rendering at Wind Creek Casino
  • Bidder: Wind Creek Hospitality
  • Dated: October 25, 2019.
  • Spouse: Indians from the Poarch Band.
  • TemporaryCasino: Not at all
  • Continuous Site: At the intersection of Interstates 80 and 294 on property close to East Hazel Crest and Homewood.
  • Cost of development:$ 440 million
  • Permanent Positions: 800 full-time positions in the & ldquo, equivalent positions, and /
  • CasinoSize: 1,350 slots, 56 board games, and 69,190 square feet of gaming area.
  • Yes, casino
  • Other Features: Skyline club, cafes, restaurants, entertainment centre, and four-diamond hotel

Casino Southland Lynwood

Casino Southland Lynwood rendering
  • Bidder: Southland Ho-Chunk Entertainment LLC
  • Date: October 28, 2019.
  • Ho – Chunk Nation as a lover
  • Yes, TemporaryCasino
  • East of Illinois 394 near the Glenwood – Dyer Road intersection is the permanent place.
  • $ 300 million was spent on development.
  • Permanent Employment: 1, 100 full-time positions
  • 1,500 slots and 70 board games make up the casino.
  • Yes, casino
  • Hotel, restaurants, restaurants, retail stores, performance venues, sports facilities, and parking lots are additional features.

What happened to the application for Rivers Casino Waukegan & rsquo?

Waukegan initially received three bids, but ChurchillDowns( CDI ) yanked the & ldquo, the Rivers Casino, on September 29.

The announcement came hours after the Chicago Bearssigned a purchasing agreement to buy CDI’s Arlington International Racecourse.

IGB administrator MarcusFruchtersaid during a special session on Sept. 30:

& ldquo, I must announce that yesterday afternoon, CDI – RSG Waukegan LLC representatives informed me that they will no longer be seeking permission to withdraw their application for an owner & rsquo’s license in order to exercise their right to operate a casino in the city. There are now only two candidates for the one game passport that will be issued in the town of Waukegan. & rdquo,

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