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    Illinois Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 16
    Number of slot machines: 10852
    Number of tables: 252
    Number of live poker tables: 49
    Number of horse tracks: 3

    Gambling facilities in Illinois:

    Argosy Casino Alton - Alton, IL - (618) 474-7400 - 1008 gaming machines
    Hollywood Casino Aurora - Aurora, IL - (630) 801-1234 - 1161 gaming machines
    Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino - East Peoria, IL - (309) 698-7711 - 1172 gaming machines
    Casino Queen & Hotel - East Saint Louis, IL - (618) 874-5000 - 1155 gaming machines
    Grand Victoria Casino Elgin - Elgin, IL - (847) 468-7000 - 1100 gaming machines
    Harrah's Joliet Casino & Hotel - Joliet, IL - (815) 740-7800 - 1135 gaming machines
    Hollywood Casino Joliet - Joliet, IL - (815) 744-9400 - 1177 gaming machines
    Harrah's Metropolis Casino Hotel - Metropolis, IL - (618) 524-2628 - 800 gaming machines
    Jumer's Casino & Hotel - Rock Island, IL - (309) 756-4600 - 1100 gaming machines
    Arlington International Racecourse - Arlington Heights, IL - (847) 870-7223
    Fairmount Park Racetrack - Collinsville, IL - (618) 345-4300
    Balmoral Park Racetrack - Crete, IL - (708) 672-1414
    Rivers Casino Des Plaines - Des Plaines, IL - (847) 795-0777 - 1044 gaming machines
    Hawthorne Race Course - Stickney, IL - (708) 780 3700
    Du Quoin State Fair Harness Racing - Du Quoin, IL - (618) 542-1515
    Big D - Clinton, IL - (217) 935-2443

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    IL Gambling News: casino, poker, greyhounds

    Illinois gambling expansion could take a while. Here’s a look at what’s to come.  Chicago Tribune

    Two weeks after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law authorizing a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois, the state has taken the first small step toward creating a ...

    Illinois Lottery joins other states celebrating successes during Lottery Week  The Center Square

    The Illinois Lottery is giving itself some love this week.

    Self-Exclusion Program not enough for addicts ahead of massive Illinois gambling expansion, opponents say  Chicago Sun-Times

    More than 13000 people are already part of a program designed to help gambling addicts police themselves, but opponents say it's not enough as the state is ...

    $300,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won! | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

    If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago, you may want to check it right away! A grocery store in Chicago sold a $300000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket ...

    2 Winning Lottery Tickets Sold in Illinois Over 4th of July Holiday Weekend  NBC Chicago

    It wasn't just a lucky day, it was a lucky weekend for two Illinois lottery players – including one in Chicago.

    Illinois' gaming expansion is law. When will we see sports betting, more video gambling?  Herald & Review

    BELLEVILLE — Just because Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a massive gaming expansion into law, which, among other things, legalized sports wagering in the ...

    Still Waiting: Here’s Why Pritzker Hasn’t Signed IL Sports Betting Into Law  Sports Handle

    It's been more than three weeks since the Illinois General Assembly passed a massive capital bill that includes legalized sports betting and sent it to Governor ...

    My View: Lottery Week celebrates our contributions to Illinois  Freeport Journal-Standard

    In its first year of existence, 45 years ago, the Illinois Lottery created its first millionaire.Her name was Irene Halley, and since then we've made 1895 additional ...

    Vince Neil, famed Motley Crue frontman, added to Illinois State Fair lineup  Peoria Journal Star

    Though it may not kickstart the performances, a new act with a familiar name has been added to the Illinois State Fair Grandstand Lineup. Vince Neil will take to ...

    Vince Neil coming to Illinois State Fair  newschannel20.com

    Vince Neil is coming to the Illinois State Fair! The Illinois State Fair says Neil, "the legendary voice of Motley Crue," will perform all the Motley Crue hits. He's set ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Day Lotto' game  Beloit Daily News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "Lucky Day Lotto" game were: 13-16-21-24-30. (thirteen ...

    Capitol Recap: $45 billion infrastructure bill becomes law with new taxes to pay for it  Kane County Chronicle

    SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker made several stops this week on a statewide promotional tour for a $45 billion capital infrastructure plan he ...

    Mariano's selling Illinois Lottery game tickets  WLS-TV

    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Illinois Lottery and Mariano's announced Monday the sale of lottery games at all 44 grocery store locations across the Chicago area.

    ILLINOIS LOTTERY RELAUNCHES LOTERÍA INSTANT TICKET | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

    Ticket inspired by beloved Mexican game offers $50000 top prize The Illinois Lottery has relaunched the popular Lotería instant ticket, which features a top prize ...

    Illinois Lottery brings back Loteria  Alton Telegraph

    CHICAGO — The Illinois Lottery has relaunched the Lotería instant ticket with a top prize of $50,000. The ticket is inspired by the Bingo-style Lotería game, ...

    A $650000 Illinois Lottery ticket was sold. Here's where.  Herald & Review

    SPRINGFIELD — A winning Illinois Lottery ticket worth $650000 was sold last week.

    Celebrate Lottery Week | Columnists  Quad-Cities Online

    In its first year of existence, 45 years ago, the Illinois Lottery created its first millionaire.

    Illinois News, IL Lottery  Beloit Daily News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ These Illinois lotteries were drawn Saturday: Lotto. 04-09-10-23-25-41, Extra Shot: 20. (four, nine, ten, twenty-three, twenty-five, ...

    Illinois Lottery, Mariano's introduce New Sales Partnership | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

    Grocery chain to sell Lottery games at all 44 of its Chicago-area locations The Illinois Lottery and Mariano's recently announced the availability of Illinois Lottery ...

    Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe added to the Illinois State Fair grandstand lineup  WSIL TV

    SPRINGFIELD (WSIL) – Vince Neil will take to the Illinois Lottery Grandstand Stage on Friday, August 9th. He will take the place of Megadeath, who cancelled ...

    Editorial: Unregulated, untaxed video gambling is a clear violation, and should be treated that way.  STLtoday.com

    Missouri officials are right to crack down on video games in bars that pay out winnings — gambling machines, in other words. The unregulated games are ...

    Still awhile before legal sports betting begins in Illinois  The State Journal-Register

    Just because Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a massive gaming expansion into law, which, among other things, legalized sports wagering in Illinois, it doesn't ...

    Postcard shows up at Illinois home exactly 26 years after postmark  UPI News

    An Illinois woman said she is trying to solve an intriguing mystery after a postcard showed up at her house that was postmarked 26 years ago.

    Gamechanger? DraftKings Appears Close To Buying Online Gambling Company SBTech  Legal Sports Report

    DraftKings it on the cusp of acquiring online gambling and sports betting company SBTech, multiple sources have told Legal Sports Report.

    $100K lottery prize from Freeport to expire next month if left unclaimed  WIFR

    A $100000 lottery prize purchased in Freeport last August will expire in less than a month if left unclaimed.

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bills that ignite $45 billion construction program, massive gambling expansion and do  Chicago Tribune

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a package of bills on Friday authorizing a $45 billion construction plan paid for by revenue from tax increases on gas and cigarettes and ...

    Megadeth Pulls Out of Illinois State Fair After Frontman Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Cancer  NBC Chicago

    Megadeth will no longer open the Illinois State Fair after frontman Dave Mustaine was diagnosed with cancer, the heavy metal band announced Monday.

    SBTech hires former Illinois lottery chief as president of US operations  EGR Global

    SBTech has hired industry consultant Melissa Riahei as president of its US operations, with a focus on building out the group's presence in the market.

    $650,000 Illinois Lottery ticket sold in Macoupin County  The State Journal-Register

    A winning Illinois Lottery ticket worth $650000 was sold in Macoupin County last week.Lottery officials said Monday the Fas Mart at 506 E. Elm St. in Gillespie ...

    Winning numbers drawn in 'LuckyDay Lotto Midday' game  Jacksonville Journal-Courier

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "LuckyDay Lotto Midday" game were: 14-16-22-23-26.

    Crain's Forum: Defusing Illinois' Pension Bomb  Crain's Chicago Business

    Henry Green reached for the microphone to deliver a message that may sound familiar. BY GREG HINZ. Illinois' system for paying public employee pensions is ...

    People Experience Specialist - Camelot Illinois  Built In Chicago

    Camelot Illinois is hiring for a People Experience Specialist in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In Chicago.

    Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Lockport Gas Station  Homer Glen, IL Patch

    Lockport Winning Lottery Ticket - Homer Glen-Lockport, IL - A gas station in Lockport sold a $250000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Saturday, June 29 ...

    Chicagoland Speedway Partners with Illinois Lottery for Ultimate Race Day Sweepstakes  Speedway Digest

    Chicagoland Speedway today announced a partnership with the Illinois Lottery for this year's Ultimate Summer NASCAR Festival Weekend taking place June...

    Motley Crue front man plans state fair stop  Alton Telegraph

    Vince Neil will take to the Illinois Lottery Grandstand Stage on Aug. 9 in place of Megadeath, which cancelled because of singer Dave Mustaine's cancer ...

    Pritzker signs bills doubling line-of-duty death benefits, addressing human trafficking in Illinois  The Southern

    SPRINGFIELD — While Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been touring the state to promote his signing of capital infrastructure and marijuana legalization ...

    Your Illinois News Radar » No huge gasoline price hike yet  The Capitol Fax Blog

    Monday, Jul 1, 2019. * According to the Gas Buddy website at about 1:15 this afternoon, the average Illinois gasoline price has only risen about 5 cents a gallon ...

    New law doubles line-of-duty death benefits  Du Quoin Evening Call

    While Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been touring the state to promote his signing of capital infrastructure and marijuana legalization legislation, several other ...

    Hoosier Lottery to explore online games  Indianapolis Business Journal

    With neighboring states already forging ahead—and reaping millions more in gambling dollars—the Hoosier Lottery is set to study online sales, a move that ...

    Free concert added to the Illinois State Fair lineup  newschannel20.com

    A free show has been added to the lineup for the Illinois Lottery Grandstand. The Illinois State Fair wrote in a release that a "popular artist will take the stage" the ...

    Hoosier Lottery to study the effectiveness of online games  Bloomington Pantagraph

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Hoosier Lottery is set to consider whether players in Indiana should be allowed to purchase tickets online for Powerball, Mega ...

    The Math Whiz Who Won The Lottery 14 Times  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

    Don't see the video? Click here. In the 1950s, Stefan Mandel won the Romanian lottery twice. And then he took his winnings, packed his bags and.

    It’s Official: New Hampshire Latest State to Legalize Sports Betting  Sports Handle

    New Hampshire on Friday became the sixth state this year to legalize sports betting when Governor Chris Sununu signed a bill that will allow state-wide mobile ...

    Indiana Online Lottery On The Way? State Eyes Plan For 2020  OnlinePokerReport.com

    Looking to maximize more revenue from gambling, the Indiana lottery is set to consider if residents should be allowed to purchase tickets online.

    Illinois Is Poised to Become the Gambling Capital of the Midwest  ProPublica

    An 816-page bill introduced and passed by the General Assembly over the weekend will, if fully realized, transform Illinois into the gambling capital of the ...

    Topics ranging from legalized marijuana to economic development discussed at O’Fallon town hall meeting  Belleville News-Democrat

    O'Fallon, Illinois, Mayor Herb Roach and City Administrator Walter Denton answered questions from citzens on topics ranging from the legalization of cannabis ...

    Illinois Senate backs legalized sports gambling, more casinos  Chicago Daily Herald

    Six new casinos, along with legalized sports betting, are coming to Illinois after Senate lawmakers approved a massive gambling expansion bill Sunday.

    Illinois sports betting: Momentum builds, but competing plans abound  Chicago Sun-Times

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois. But it will take weeks for all interested parties to get their opinions to ...

    Fees Reach Unprecedented Level In New Illinois Sports Betting Proposals  Legal Sports Report

    Rep. Michael Zalewski filed two amendments to Illinois sports betting legislation ahead of Wednesday's subcommittee hearing.

    What you need to know about Illinois' gambling expansion  Illinois Policy

    There are currently 10 casinos in Illinois. But with Senate Bill 690 headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's desk, the Land of Lincoln could soon have more gambling ...

    EduClips: From an End to Student Searches in L.A. to a New Law Helping Illinois Kids Avoid Gang Territory, School News You Missed This Week From America's 15 Biggest Districts  The 74

    EduClips is a roundup of the week's top education headlines from America's 15 largest school districts, where more than 4 million students across eight states ...

    What Would Sports Betting Look Like in Illinois?  WTTW News

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year opened the door to state-authorized sports betting, and Illinois is hurrying to take advantage of it.

    Why The Illinois Sports Betting Bill Is Down To Its Final Chance This Year  Legal Sports Report

    A state representative expects to introduce one more Illinois sports betting amendment this week in a final push as the legislative session winds down.

    Illinois Bet on Video Gambling — and Lost  ProPublica

    by Jason Grotto and Sandhya Kambhampati, ProPublica Illinois, and Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ January 16, 2019 This story is a collaboration between ...

    Let’s Break Down Some Numbers in Illinois’ New Gambling Expansion Bill  ProPublica

    Big numbers reflect big legislation — one that got pushed through at the last minute, with little debate or analysis.

    East Central Reporter  East Central Reporter

    According to an Illinois Policy Institute analysis, the $45 billion Rebuild Illinois capital spending plan attached to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's overall state budget is riddled ...

    Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 6/18/19: Did Anyone Win the $50 Million Jackpot on Tuesday (Last) Night?  Newsweek

    On Tuesday, June 18, the latest Mega Millions jackpot was an estimated $50 million. But was anyone lucky enough to win it? The lottery numbers were drawn at ...

    First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released  Chicago Sun-Times

    If successful, Illinois would become the eighth state to legalize sports betting.

    Illinois Lawmakers Vote To Approve Sports Betting On Last Day Of Session  Legal Sports Report

    An 18-month effort to legalize sports betting in Illinois finally came togther during overtime, with both chambers voting to approve expanded gambling.

    Some Illinois lawmakers want to let you bet on the NCAA Tournament by next year. Where you'd place bets is up  Chicago Tribune

    Illinois House Democrats are putting forth four proposals on how sports betting should be instituted in the state, with options including allowing the lottery to run ...

    Wisconsin Lottery: 2 weeks left to claim $6 million prize  telegraphherald.com

    SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Wisconsin Lottery says the owner of a winning Megabucks ticket has just two weeks to claim the nearly $6 million prize.

    Illinois Senate Gaming Expansion & Sports Wagering Act  The National Law Review

    The Illinois Senate passed the gaming expansion bill June 2, 2019, and sent the legislation to the governor's desk. This alert provides a general summary of the ...

    Illinois Video Gambling Tax Hike Will Be Decided by Lawmakers With Financial Ties to the Industry  ProPublica

    With the Illinois General Assembly poised to consider a tax hike on video gambling, some key lawmakers and their family members have developed previously ...

    Sky-High License Fee A Potential Issue In Illinois Sports Betting Hearing  Legal Sports Report

    Entering Thursday's second legislative hearing of the year on Illinois sports betting, Rep. Bob Rita has yet to hear any reason why the state can't fulfill the ...

    Illinois Lottery could soon offer sports betting at retail locations  The Center Square

    The Illinois Lottery could soon offer sports betting at retail locations as part of recently passed gambling legislation in Springfield. Senate Bill 690, approved at ...

    Bad-Actor Amendment Proposed In Illinois Sports Betting To Target DraftKings, FanDuel  Legal Sports Report

    A late amendment before Thursday's subcommittee hearing on Illinois sports betting brought a bad-actor clause aimed at keeping out DraftKings and FanDuel.

    Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Tennessee Legalizes, Illinois’ Final Push  Legal Sports Report

    The leagues' fingerprints all over the lasso this week, with official data becoming a pivotal issue in states considering sports betting bills.

    The Problem For The Illinois Sports Betting And Casino Bill: The Casinos Hate It  Legal Sports Report

    If Illinois passes a comprehensive gambling expansion bill this week, it likely will be against opposition from its existing casino industry.

    'Little baby casinos': Huge growth in video gambling boosts Illinois gaming revenue to record levels, but at w  Chicago Tribune

    Record video poker revenues keep gambling dollars flowing to Illinois government, a state report shows.

    Happy about gambling expansion? Elgin, Aurora casinos, no. Rivers Casino, yes.  Chicago Daily Herald

    The massive gambling expansion approved by state legislators over the weekend elicited different reactions from suburban casinos and officials: thumbs-up ...

    A Dear John Letter To Illinois And America’s Worst Sports Betting Bill  Legal Sports Report

    How did the Illinois sports betting process go so wrong? Legal Sports Report managing editor Adam Candee pens a breakup letter to the Land of Lincoln.

    Proposal Looks To Limit Sports Betting Sites  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

    A fifth proposal to allow sports betting in Illinois surfaced late last week when an affiliate of Rivers Casino presented a plan to only allow the state's 10.

    State representative 'hopes' sports betting in Illinois ready for next NFL season  HOI ABC

    When Governor JB Pritzker was seeking office, he said that Illinois needed to find other sources of revenue to close the state's massive budget gap. One.

    Lottery launches ads after poll finds low gambling literacy for young players  Chicago Sun-Times

    Following a study that found some Illinois Lottery players, particularly young ones, had a poor understanding of the nature of gambling — like that you shouldn't ...

    Legalized Betting Could Change How We Watch Sports  ProPublica

    With sports betting legal in eight states, NCAA tournament brackets are more than a hobby for fantasy league fun, bragging rights and office pools.

    Illinois lawmakers discuss higher sports betting fees and video gambling tax  Yogonet International

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to increase state's tax rate from 30 to 50 percent on video gambling machines. Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association proposed ...

    Illinois leads nation in non-casino slots - News  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

    This is the third of a four-part series on the expansion of video slot gaming in the Galesburg area and Illinois. Part 3 focuses on the process of legalizing video ...

    New Illinois Lottery Ticket Supports Police Memorials, Funds  CBS Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Lottery has launched an instant ticket intended to support police memorials and families of officers who were injured or died in the ...

    Illinois Lottery ticket aims to combat HIV, AIDS  WIFR

    Illinois Lottery says the 'Red Ribbon Cash' instant ticket has raised more than $8 million for HIV/AIDS prevention education since 2008.

    $1 Million Illinois Lottery Prize Remains Unclaimed | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

    Mystery Millionaire Has 1 Week Left to Come Forward with Winning Ticket Sold in Chicago in May 2018 Are you an Illinois mystery millionaire? The winner of a ...

    Illinois Lawmakers Pushing Sports Betting Decision to Limit  Sports Handle

    Illinois lawmakers continue to try to find a way to legalize sports betting before the General Assembly adjourns on Friday. There is still time, from a procedural ...

    $4 million Illinois lottery prize remains unclaimed  newschannel20.com

    One lucky winner has just eight days left to claim a $4 million lottery prize. Illinois Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at a Chicago gas station on February 23, ...

    Illinois Lottery May Miss Out On Sports-Betting Rollout  GamblingCompliance

    As New Hampshire gets set to join the list of states with lottery-run sports betting, onerous terms in Illinois' new legislation mean a mandated “lottery sports ...

    As Illinois gambling expands: Don't meddle with the Gaming Board, Gov. Pritzker  Chicago Tribune

    Plans seem to be underway to shake up the Illinois Gaming Board with more pro-gaming regulators. It's a bad, bad idea.

    Should sports gambling become legal in Illinois, will you be able to wager on Illini, Wildcats or Huskies? Don  Chicago Tribune

    Illinois' universities come out against legalized college sports betting, fearing point shaving, inside information leaks and other corruption. Some experts call ...

    Bookies beware: Illinois gets ready to go all-in on sports betting  Chicago Tribune

    Backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and a host of gamlbing interests, Illinois is looking to join New Jersey, Pennsylvania and a growing number of states in legalizing ...

    Illinois OKs Sports Wagering In Expansive New Gaming Law  JD Supra

    A bill recently passed by the Illinois Senate will significantly expand the gaming landscape in Cook County and the surrounding areas and modify certain fee ...

    The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall  ProPublica

    Several states, hoping for financial windfalls, quickly legalized sports betting after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling laid the groundwork in May 2018. So far, revenue ...

    Illinois casinos, horse racetracks wager their financial futures on sports betting  Belleville News-Democrat

    A Illinois lawmakers discussing allowing sports gambling, Fairmount Park horse track, Casino Queen in East St. Louis, and Argosy casino in Alton push for the ...

    Casino coming to Southern Illinois  Du Quoin Evening Call

    Call her tenacious, determined, persevering, unrelenting or just downright stubborn, but Cynde Bunch's dogged pursuit of legislation that would enable the ...

    Illinois Lottery Red Ribbon Cash game benefits AIDS research  WLS-TV

    Since 2008, the Illinois Lottery has featured the Red Ribbon Cash Instant Win ticket.

    Retailers suffer during Illinois Lottery system upgrade  WGN TV Chicago

    CHICAGO — The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused trouble for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. The ticket ...

    Did The Illinois Bill Create A Knock-On Effect For New NY Sports Betting Amendment?  Legal Sports Report

    A New York Senator introduced an amendment that would allow NY sports betting at racetracks, off-track betting parlors, and sports stadiums and arenas.

    Gambling expansion, sports betting on collision course as end of Illinois' legislative session nears  Chicago Tribune

    The smart money says that if Illinois lawmakers are going to legalize sports betting this spring, it's going to be part of a larger gambling expansion deal that also ...

    New York, Illinois Among Prime Candidates For Online Gambling Legislation In 2019  OnlinePokerReport.com

    A preliminary rundown of the top five online gambling candidates for 2019: Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New York, and West Virginia.

    The Latest: Weinstein: I 'won the lottery' with new lawyer  HOI ABC

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on efforts to recast Harvey Weinstein's legal team (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Harvey Weinstein has responded to.

    $15.75M winning lotto ticket sold in Illinois  FOX Illinois

    Someone in Illinois is about to have their life changed. A $15750000 winning lottery ticket was sold from the Illinois Lottery website or mobile app! If you bought a ...

    Lottery Glitch Causes Stores To Lose, Players To Win Big  CBS Chicago

    CHICAGO (CBS) — A lottery ticket worth just a couple of dollars may have ended up worth hundreds. It's a glitch that is good for players but is costing stores ...

    Northwest Indiana gaming experts preparing for new competition from Illinois  Chicago Tribune

    New casino operator says "market will be considerably different."

    Illinois Lottery launches player education campaign | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

    Lottery seeks to encourage smart and responsible play The Illinois Lottery recently announced a new responsible gaming campaign to help players make ...