Illinois Gaming Board suspends all video gaming operations

Coronavirus Watch Illinois

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CHICAGO, Ill. (WEHT) — The Illinois Gaming Board has ordered the suspension all of video gaming operations at all licensed video gaming establishments of any kind beginning at 9 p.m. Monday through March 30.

The Gaming Board says the public health of patrons, industry employees, gaming board staff and others is of paramount importance.

Right now, there are not any confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Tri-State area.

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(This story was originally published on March 16, 2020.)

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