Rivers Casino hiring 400 for expansion that will nearly double gaming positions

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,

2021-06-25T14:11:29+00:00June 25, 2021|Tags: , |

Waiting for state approval, Rivers Casino tees up planned sportsbook

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

2020-06-23T18:46:19+00:00December 13, 2019|Tags: , |

Rivers Casino owners show their hand in bid for Waukegan gambling den

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

2020-06-23T18:59:06+00:00August 22, 2019|Tags: , |

Churchill Downs Heading Toward Finish Line for Rivers Casino deal

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."

2019-06-24T02:10:46+00:00February 23, 2019|Tags: , , |

Rivers Casino eyes new majority stakeholder: Owner of Arlington Park Racetrack

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

2019-06-24T02:13:15+00:00November 2, 2018|Tags: , |

05/15/18 – 'We're not going to screw it up': Could be months before Illinois legalizes sports betting

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

2018-05-15T17:47:25+00:00May 15, 2018|Tags: , , , |

05/14/18 – Sports gambling no sure bet in Illinois' immediate future

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

05/14/18 – Illinois Eyes Sports Betting Revenue as Supreme Court Lifts Ban

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

2018-05-14T17:34:30+00:00May 14, 2018|Tags: , , , |
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