Illinois Casino Gaming Association
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The Illinois riverboat casino industry contributes greatly to Illinois' economic health
Since 1990, the riverboat casinos have generated over $10 billion in tax revenues for
the state and local communities. In 2016 alone, the State of Illinois and local communities realized nearly $478 million dollars from riverboat gambling tax revenues.
The riverboat casino industry has also brought opportunities to individual Illinois citizens.
In 2016, casinos provided over $250 million in annual payroll and benefits to 6,686 employees.
In addition to tax revenues and local investments, Illinois casinos also donated thousands of hours and millions of dollars to charitable organizations.
Click on the casino icon on this page for details on the contributions casinos have made to local communities.