Illinois is home to river based casinos, and there are 9 major gambling dens in Illinois. Illinois casinos have been limited by the government’s limits and are taxed at the highest rate in the US. The rules also limit the number of gambling licenses that are able to be issued to 9, and the commonwealth is currently at the max for gambling licenses. Illinois gambling halls do, however, provide a vast selection of gambling options.

Illinois was the fifth commonwealth accepted to the US on December 3, 1818 and it is the 5th largest populated state in the union. With the introduction of the Alton Belle, Illinois became only the second state to permit river based casinos. All of the gambling halls allow great gambling from Slots to Blackjack to Roulette.

Argosy’s Alton Belle gambling den was the 1st river boat gambling den in Illinois, opening to the public in 1991. It’s based at One Front Street in Alton. There are three restaurants accessible for guests. The gambling den covers 23,000 square feet and highlights a 1,200 customer ship and a barge.

Argosy’s Empress gambling hall is situated at twenty three hundred Empress Dr. in Joliet. There are eighty-five rooms and 17 penthouses available at the casino hotel. 3 eatery’s on site. The casino occupies fifty thousand sq.ft., and has exclusive highlights like an 80-spot camper park and twenty five hundred customer flatboat.

Casino Queen is anchored in East Saint Louis at two hundred South Front Street. A total of one hundred and fifty bedrooms and 7 suites close-by at the gambling den. The gambling den occupies27,500 sq.ft. and offers many highlights. Aside from gaming, Casino Queen presents a 2,500 client paddle wheeler, a 140 spot Winnebagotm court and effortless access to MetroLink light-train location.

The above-mentioned, are only three of the 9 Illinois casinos. All offer distinctive features like paddle boats and canal boats. Most gambling dens also offer great eating close by. Illinois gambling dens put forth a whole lot more than gaming – they offer an excellent holiday opportunity.