| Oct 21, 2012
While Illinois officials remain mired in debate over all forms of gambling, WMS Industries is predicting that casinos will soon become ubiquitous — via your computer and cellphone, at least.
The Waukegan-based slot machine maker last month received...
| Apr 11, 2013
A gambling expansion bill is back, but it now includes a provision that would allow PokerStars, once accused by federal prosecutors of money laundering and fraud, to compete for an online gaming license in Illinois.
In the first draft of Senate Bill...
| Nov 18, 2012
Katrina Markoff, the founder of high-end Chicago chocolatier Vosges Haut-Chocolat, is nearing completion on two high-profile projects: a winery-style chocolate facility in Logan Square and an education center at a cacao plantation and eco-lodge in Belize....
| Apr 19, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Potsie, Joanie, Mrs. C and Ralph Malph mean business. Four cast members of the iconic 1970s sit-com "Happy Days" on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against CBS Corp., alleging that the television giant has cheated them......
| Nov 15, 2010
Bradley Rose insists it's "work" to gamble in Las Vegas with the company's money. He's in charge of game development for casino game maker WMS Gaming, a subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc., and it's his job to scope out and one-up the competition.
| Mar 5, 2011
| 12:59 PM
About five years ago, John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc., the producer of Fisher nuts and trail mixes, agreed to build a headquarters and state-of-the-art processing facility in Elgin rather than head out of state.
In exchange for $5 million in state tax...