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Illinois Casinos

April 23rd, 2007 No comments

Illinois is home to riverboat gambling dens, and there are 9 dominant gambling halls in Illinois. Illinois gambling halls have been restrained by the law maker’s restrictions and are taxed at the highest percentage in the US. The restrictions also cap the amount of gambling licenses that could be issued to 9, and the state is currently at the max for gaming permits. Illinois casinos do, however, allow a vast collection of betting options.

Illinois was the 5th state accepted to the union on December third, 1818 and it is the 5th biggest colonized commonwealth in the country. With the appearance of the Alton Belle, Illinois became only the second state to accept river based casinos. All of the casinos allow excellent casino from slot machines to 21 to Roulette.

Argosy’s Alton Belle gambling den was the 1st water based gambling hall in Illinois, opening to the public in nineteen ninety one. It is situated at One Front St. in Alton. There are three dining rooms close-by for guests. The gambling den covers Twenty-Three Thousand sq.ft. and highlights a 1,200 passenger yacht and a barge.

Argosy’s Empress gambling hall is situated at twenty three hundred Empress Dr. in Joliet. There are eighty-five beds and seventeen suites accessible at the gambling den hotel. 3 restaurants available. The gambling hall occupies 50,000 square feet, and has exclusive highlights like an eighty-lot RV park and 2,500 customer canal boat.

Casino Queen is anchored in East Saint Louis at two hundred South Front st. A total of 150 bedrooms and 7 penthouses close-at-hand at the casino. The casino coverstwenty-seven thousand five hundred square feet and presents several highlights. Besides playing, Casino Queen provides a two thousand, five hundred patron river boat, a 140 spot motor home campground and easy access to MetroLink light-rail station.

These are only 3 of the nine Illinois casinos. They all provide distinctive features like river boats and barges. Almost all casinos also put forth exceptional feasting close by. Illinois gambling dens afford a great deal more than betting – they present an excellent holiday opportunity.