May, 10, 2022

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Alderman Reilly Reports

Casino Town Hall scheduled for Thursday, May 12th

Last week, Mayor Lightfoot announced that she has selected Bally’s Corporation to be the finalist, among five RFP respondents, to open a casino in the City, at the site of the Tribune Publishing Center, located at Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street. It was also announced that a temporary casino would open at the Medinah Temple, located at 600 North Wabash Avenue. 

Click on the links below for Alderman Reilly’s strong negative reaction to this announcement: 

Residents are encouraged to attend the Town Hall meeting on Thursday, May 12 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the UIC Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road. Representatives from Bally’s Corporation will be there to share additional information, respond to questions, and hear from community members.

Click here to register to attend in person.

The event will also be live-streamed at