Rivers Casino http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ill. casino opens after battling for gambling license http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-casino-opens-after-battling-gambling-license <p><em>Reporting from Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Amanda Vinicky used in this report. </em></p><p><font size="3">Illinois&#39; 10th casino is open after years of legal and regulatory fights over its gambling license.</font></p><p><font size="3">The Rivers Casino officially opened Monday in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines. The license had long been dormant since originally being approved for the city of Rosemont in 1999.</font></p><p><font size="3">Gov. Pat Quinn says he approves of the way the state&#39;s gaming board chose the Des Plaines location.</font></p> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 10:32:30 +0000 The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 1676 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. casino opens after battling for gambling license