No surrender in Rockford casino competition: Bids sweetened with guitar licks, aquariums, waterparks
by Mitchell Armentrout
The city of Rockford has been seeking a casino for just about as long as Chicago has.
But while state lawmakers have been forced back to the legislative drawing board to rework plans to bring a gambling den to Chicago, Illinois’ third-largest city is already winnowing down a list of three potential casino developers looking to set up shop just a 90-minutes journey up Interstate 90 from the State’s largest city.
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