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Trump, first lady stroll the grounds of iconic Taj Mahal

February 24, 2020

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to India (all times local):6 p.m.President Donald Trump, who once owned the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, took in breathtaking views of the real Taj Mahal...

Super Bowl prop bets can give fans another fun way to enjoy the big game

By Matt Boecker | January 31, 2020

DeKALB — Every year, the Super Bowl brings people together to watch the big game, indulge in some buffalo dip and eat some other food that won’t leave it’s consumer feeling very rosy in the morning. There’s another fold that can be added to the...

Irony in Chicago politics

By Holly New | March 5, 2013

The last thing Illinois politics are known for are “ethical standards.” That, however, is the reason Gov. Pat Quinn decided to veto a gambling bill that “would have added casinos in Chicago, Lake County, Rockford, Danville and the south suburbs,...

IRS requires taxpayers to report illegal sources of income

By Felix Sarver | April 11, 2012

Money made from gambling, hobbies, bribes and even drug dealing are things the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to know about. Taxpayers must include in their tax income return forms all income they receive in the form of money, property and services...

Gov. Quinn promises to veto gambling bill after Ill. pastors send protest letter

Gov. Quinn promises to veto gambling bill after Ill. pastors send protest letter

By Thomas Verschelde | October 25, 2011

Senior Pastor Jon Hutchison of the United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St., said gambling expansion in Illinois is not a good way to raise money for the state. A gambling expansion bill caused great controversy in Illinois, leading hundreds of pastors across...

Three suspects in armed robbery case held on bond

By Dave Gong | September 28, 2011

Three Chicago men accused of committing armed robbery appeared in court Wednesday morning for a bond hearing.Jontiez Brooks, 18, Tory Hill, 21, and Pierre Black, 20, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery, robbery and gambling. Brooks is...

The Rant: Floyd Mayweather bets on the right bull

March 23, 2011

Floyd Mayweather doesn't lose. Period. His record stands at 41-0 in the professional boxing ring. But on Tuesday night, he became an even bigger winner after laying cash down at a resort he was staying at in Las Vegas. Mayweather bet a hefty amount of...

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