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Flossmoor trustees reject video gaming at Flossmoor Commons

The Flossmoor Village Board on Monday rejected proposals from video gaming eateries that wanted to set up shop in the village.

The board was asked to select one of three proposals for a liquor license. That would enable the business to apply for a video gaming license and open for business in Flossmoor Commons at Governors Highway and Vollmer Road.

On a 5-1 vote, trustees said they didn’t believe video gaming was what the village should accept as a new business.

Trustee James Mitros was the dissenting vote saying the business . . .

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