Regulatory

Important News: Illinois Gaming Board Policy on Inducements, Advertising & Promotions

Important News: Illinois Gaming Board Policy on Inducements, Advertising & Promotions

Dear Valued PSG Partners, We hope everybody had an outstanding 4th of July weekend both with your families and at your establishments! The IGB updated their Inducement and Advertising Policy just before the holiday weekend started.  A link to the new policy is below. We wanted you to be aware of the it right away. http://www.igb.illinois.gov/FilesVideoLaw/20140702InducementAdvertisingPromotionalPolicy.pdf…

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Letter to our Video Gaming Customers

Letter to our Video Gaming Customers

 PSG Customers: We greatly appreciate our great business relationship with your Establishment.  Now that video gaming is up and running, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of a few very important items which we should all focus upon.  These items include the following: 1.         Zero Tolerance for Illegal Gambling. Your license, and…

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How Long Until I Get My License?

How Long Until I Get My License?

Many of our customers ask us how long it takes to get their establishment license from the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB).  The honest answer is IT DEPENDS.  It depends on how the ownership of your establishment works. Most of our customers are getting their license in four to six months.  That’s four to six months…

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Who Should I Call?

Who Should I Call?

In compliance with the recent Illinois Gaming Board policy on interior signage, Prairie State Gaming is distributing the following sign to be posted in every customer location.  Please post it immediately.  If you need to reprint it to replace a lost or damanged sign, feel free to download it from our web site. LicensedVideoSignage

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Investigation Overview for Establishments

Investigation Overview for Establishments

October 2, 2012 HINSDALE- The Illinois Gaming Board web site includes a helpful memo on the establishment investigation and licensing process.  Many of the questions our clients ask are covered in this memo.  We encourage you to read the full memo here.

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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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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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IGB Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) A Handy Resource

IGB Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) A Handy Resource

The Illinois Gaming Board has posted a Frequently Asked Questions section to their web site. Many of the questions we hear from our customers are addressed on the page. Check it out: IGB Frequently Asked Questions

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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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