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Illinois is home to riverboat gambling dens, and there are nine major casinos in Illinois. Illinois gambling dens have been constrained by the government’s deterrents and are taxed at the biggest percentage in the country. The restrictions also cutoff the number of casino licenses that can be issued to 9, and the state is currently at the max for gambling permits. Illinois casinos do, however, give a varied collection of betting options.

Illinois was the 5th state allowed into to the union on December 3, 1818 and it is the 5th largest colonized state in the union. With the introduction of the Alton Belle, Illinois became only the second state to allow water based gambling dens. All of the gambling halls present fantastic gaming from one armed bandits to chemin de fer to Roulette.

Argosy’s Alton Belle Casino was the initial paddle wheel boat casino in Illinois, opening for business in 1991. It is situated at 1 Front St. in Alton. There are 3 restaurants close-by for guests. The gambling hall covers 23,000 square feet and features a twelve hundred passenger ship and a barge.

Argosy’s Empress gambling den is situated at twenty three hundred Empress Drive in Joliet. There are 85 beds and 17 penthouses close-at-hand at the gambling hall inn. There are 3 restaurants on site. The gambling hall covers 50,000 sq.ft., and has exclusive features like an 80-lot recreational vehicle court and two thousand, five hundred patron canal boat.

Casino Queen is located in East Saint Louis at 200 South Front Street. There are one hundred and fifty beds and 7 suites close-at-hand at the casino. The casino coverstwenty-seven five hundred square feet and presents lots of features. Aside from betting, Casino Queen provides a 2,500 passenger river boat, a 140 space motor home park and easy access to MetroLink light-train station.

These are only three of the 9 Illinois casinos. All provide exclusive features like paddle boats and barges. Most gambling halls also provide excellent eating close by. Illinois casinos afford a whole lot more than betting – they provide a fantastic getaway experience.