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God Save the Queen’s Raffle: Flossmoor considers regulating royally popular fundraisers

In response to the overwhelming popularity of Queen of Hearts raffles, the Flossmoor village board is considering adjusting the scope of these types of fundraisers that would take place in town. At its Sept. 17 meeting, the board discussed the mechanics and implications of a Queen of Hearts raffle. A progressive-style fundraiser, the jackpot for the raffle can reach into the millions of dollars by attracting hopefuls from surrounding counties.Just this week, an Illinois woman won $4.2 million in a Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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