Chicago Tonight

Illinois’ Gaming Expansion Could Be a Losing Bet for Addicts

Clip: 06/18/2019 | 6m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

As Illinois prepares to expand gambling to every corner of the state – including slot machines at O’Hare and Midway airports – supporters tout the generation of much-needed revenue to help plug a massive budget deficit. But at what cost? We speak with Elizabeth Thielen, president of the Illinois Council on Problem Gambling.

Aired: 06/18/19

Rating: NR

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