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Link: Gambling plan should have slots at Arlington Park

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  • Could slots at Arlington Park once again be in play?

    Could slots at Arlington Park once again be in play?
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  • Rep. Lou Lang awaits the results of a vote on the House floor Thursday in Springfield. Lang, a Skokie Democrat, and Sen. Terry Link, a Waukegan Democrat, are pushing for gambling expansion before the end of the spring session.

      Rep. Lou Lang awaits the results of a vote on the House floor Thursday in Springfield. Lang, a Skokie Democrat, and Sen. Terry Link, a Waukegan Democrat, are pushing for gambling expansion before the end of the spring session.
    Ryan Voyles | Staff Photographer

  • Terry Link

    Terry Link

 
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State Sen. Terry Link said Thursday that any effort to expand gambling in Illinois will likely include slot machines at Arlington Park. Link, a Waukegan Democrat and top gambling-expansion supporter, said allowing for slot machines at Illinois race tracks is the only way to get lawmakers to approve a gambling expansion package that also likely would include new casinos, including in Lake County and in Chicago.

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