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18 Communities Added to Approved List for VGT’s

18 Communities Added to Approved List for VGT’s

Based on information from the Illinois Gaming Board’s web site, an additional 18 communities are now approved for installation of video gaming: Aledo, Burlington, Carbondale, Chebanse, Clifton, Colona, Dekalb, Iroquois, Lacon, Lenzburg, Leroy, Lyndon, Metcalf, New Boston, Roseville, Royalton, Windsor (City) and Yates City

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Cash Vaults

Cash Vaults

The Illinois Gaming Board is requiring all payouts from a video gaming terminal be made by a secure means.  One of the first approved “secure means” is the SafeCash vault from Suzo-Happ.  PSG is committed to researching and placing the best equipment in our customers’ establishments.   Our first establishments will go live with the…

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Prairie State Gaming Celebrates its 10th VGT Installation

Prairie State Gaming Celebrates its 10th VGT Installation

September 5, 2012 OAK FOREST – Prairie State Gaming today installed its tenth VGT location as machines rolled off the truck.  “If you’re our customer, and you have a license, you get your machines right away” said Prairie State Gaming President Rob Miller.  “We have the capital, the people, and the expertise to get our…

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Illinois Gaming Board Issues New Establishment Licenses

Illinois Gaming Board Issues New Establishment Licenses

August 16, 2012 CHICAGO- Today the Illinois Gaming Board issued an additional 90 licenses to liquor pouring establishments around Illinois.  The licenses were granted at the Board’s monthly public meeting held in Chicago.  “We’re excited that another group of our customers will be able to install games soon” said company President Rob Miller.  “It’s another…

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First Video Gaming Terminals Installed

First Video Gaming Terminals Installed

August 7, 2012 URBANA-Prairie State Gaming today installed some of the first video gaming terminals in Illinois at the American Legion post in Urbana. Five IGT E20 terminals were installed at the Legion’s facility in anticipation of live operations commencing later this month. “We’re thrilled to be one of the first to install machines. We…

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Video Gaming Operator Buys Four Cars at Lincoln Ford Dealer

Video Gaming Operator Buys Four Cars at Lincoln Ford Dealer

July 17, 2012 LINCOLN — Prairie State Gaming, a licensed video gaming terminal operator, last month purchased four Ford Escape SUV’s from local Lincoln dealership Jim Xamis Ford.  The vehicles were purchased as company cars for part of Prairie State Gaming’s regional management team. “Video gaming dollars get re-invested back into the communities they come from…

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IGB Staff Now Have Expanded Law Enforcement Powers

IGB Staff Now Have Expanded Law Enforcement Powers

SPRINGFIELD July 16, 2012 — Under a bill signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn, Illinois Gaming Board Staff now have expanded law enforcement powers. This bill formalizes the authority of IGB investigators to conduct investigations, searches, seizures, and arrests under the Video Gaming Act. IGB investigators will have the authority of peace officers in…

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American Legion Post 71 Among First Licensed for VGT

American Legion Post 71 Among First Licensed for VGT

June 21, 2012 URBANA — American Legion Post 71 was among the first locations licensed by the Illinois Gaming Board to operate Video Gaming Terminals during the Board’s monthly meeting today. This license will allow the Urbana Legion to be among the first locations in the state to operate video gaming terminals. Prairie State Gaming…

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Illinois VFW Convention A Success

Illinois VFW Convention A Success

SPRINGFIELD June 15, 2012 Prairie State Gaming, along with Moss Gaming, Betson, VGT, and IGT demonstrated the future of video gaming at the annual Illinois state VFW convention in Springfield this week. “We were thrilled with the response of the VFW posts to the new technology” stated Prairie State’s President Rob Miller. “Video Gaming in…

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Prairie State Gaming Donates to Illinois Veterans Foundation

Prairie State Gaming Donates to Illinois Veterans Foundation

SPRINGFIELD June 26, 2012 In keeping with the tradition started by the Hartley organization years ago, Prairie State Gaming today donated $2,000 to the Illinois Veterans Foundation at the annual VFW State Convention in Springfield. Dan Ehlers, Regional Manager for Prairie State made presented the check in front of the VFW’s annual gathering. “The vets…

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