Client: Rivers Casino Source: Chicago Tribune Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is looking for a few hundred good card dealers. The state’s busiest casino has begun an expansion that will nearly double the number of gaming positions, and needs to hire 400 employees — including 250 dealers — by next spring. Like many post-pandemic business,
December 13th, 2019. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald "Casino owners Rush Street Gaming and Churchill Downs Inc. are awaiting new Illinois Gaming Board rules and regulations on sports betting, and the release of applications for a $10 million sports betting license. That could come by the board's next meeting on Thursday. But casino officials
Aug 22nd, 2019. Chicago Sun-Times The owners of Illinois’ highest-grossing casino are going all-in with a proposal to operate the newly authorized casino in Waukegan. Churchill Downs Inc. and Rush Street Gaming announced Thursday they’re among the developers vying for the north suburban casino license that’s part of Illinois’ massive gambling expansion signed into
February 23rd, 2019. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald "An Illinois agency as soon as this week may consider approval of Churchill Downs Inc.'s proposed deal for majority ownership in Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, with sports betting cited as a reason the Louisville-based company wants to expand its Chicago-area presence beyond Arlington Park Racecourse."
February 21st, 2019. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald Greg Carlin, CEO of Rush Street Gaming, expresses his enthusiasm for working the Governor and General Assembly on the legalization of sports wagering in Illinois. Read full article via the Daily Herald.
October 13th, 2018. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald "Casino revenue was led by Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, which was one of only two casinos to post an increase from 2017 to 2018. The other casino to generate more revenue last year was the Joliet Hollywood Casino. The introduction of video gambling has eroded
November 2nd, 2018. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Chicago Tribune "The owner of Arlington Park racetrack has announced a bid to become majority stakeholder in the nearby gambling mecca, Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. Churchill Downs Inc. said it will seek to acquire Illinois’ most lucrative casino for up to $500 million. In addition to the
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May 15th, 2018Client: Rivers Casino / Rush Street GamingSource: Daily HeraldBob Susnjara"Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, owned by Rush Street Gaming, wants a part of the sports betting action if enabled in Illinois. Richard Schwartz, president of sister company Rush Street Interactive, said the Chicago-based business has been running state-regulated virtual reality sports betting in
May 14th, 2018Client: Rivers Casino / Rush Street GamingSource: Chicago TribuneMonique Garcia, Robert McCoppin and John Keilman"Greg Carlin, CEO of Chicago’s Rush Street Gaming, which owns and manages Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, said the company has prepared for the ruling by running an online gambling site in New Jersey, one of only two states
May 14th, 2018Client: Rivers Casino / Rush Street GamingSource: Chicago TonightJay Shefsky"In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided to strike down a federal law banning sports gambling in most states.New Jersey brought the case to the high court, but the decision has implications for others states, like Illinois, that could see