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Video gambling has big payoff for area suburbs


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Kids now have to travel to ball fields in neighboring communities for games, and a hoped-for state grant to build a field in Calumet Park appears to be in jeopardy, according to Mary Ryan, village administrator.

“We want Little League baseball in Calumet Park,” she said.

South and southwest suburban communities have seen a substantial jump in their cut of the tax revenue that video gambling is generating, and the numbers are expected to keep rising, albeit not indefinitely…Please click here to read Mike Nolan’s story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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