Tag: Gaming

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Video store space being used for charitable poker games

Jerry Hartman, treasurer of American Legion’s Blue Island post, left, and Ermon Davis, trustee of American Legion’s Richton Park post, represent charities that are active participants in Windy City Poker Championship’s charitable events in Homewood. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) If you’ve recently driven past the previous location of Homewood’s Family Video store at Dixie[Read More…]

Video gaming authorized to expand in Homewood

More businesses will be allowed to have gambling machines in Homewood after the village board passed a new ordinance Tuesday.  Any bars or restaurants that have been in the village for at least four years and already hold liquor licenses can now apply for video gaming machines. Homewood has six[Read More…]

Village board approves ordinance banning sweepstakes machines in Flossmoor

Some people know them as promotional kiosks. Others refer to them as sweepstakes machines. Whatever their name, they are now illegal in Flossmoor. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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Homewood designer’s Rampage game hits Hollywood

Brian Colin was happy to be chased by monsters through the streets of Chicago this summer. The fictional scene is part of an upcoming movie based on the video game the Homewood resident designed for Bally/Midway in 1986. Gamers consider Rampage a classic. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor[Read More…]

Davis visits village hall, discusses state budget and local issues

State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld’s weekly office hours.Tawny Smith, Davis’ staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the budget.Local[Read More…]

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