- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Man Shot Near New Bally’s Casino In River North
The 21-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk around 2:47 a.m. Monday when someone fired shots from a pickup truck, police said.
Chicago’s First Casino Opens Saturday In River North
Bally's temporary casino at Medinah Temple opens 8 a.m. Saturday, featuring 750 slot machines, 55 table games, two restaurants and a cafe.
Feeling Lucky? Chicago’s First Casino Could Open This Weekend In River North
Bally's temporary casino at Medinah Temple could open as early as Saturday. First, it has to pass a dry run with state officials and pre-selected guests this week.
Bally’s Temporary Casino At Medinah Temple Could Open Sooner Than You Think
LOOK INSIDE: The casino operator is still waiting for its gaming license, but they plan to open the River North gaming hall by the end of the summer.
Feeling Lucky? Bally’s Opens School To Train Dealers For Chicago Casino: ‘I Love The Controlled Chaos’
More than 100 students have completed eight weeks of training for games like blackjack, craps and baccarat. The company will continue lessons through its in-house dealer school until the temporary casino at Medinah Temple opens.
Bally’s Looking To Hire 300 Dealers For Temporary Casino In River North
Hourly pay starts at $9.50 an hour excluding tips, which can be an additional $25-$45 an hour, officials said.
Temporary Bally’s Casino At Medinah Temple Gets Key Approval From State Gaming Board
The approval of supplier licenses is a first step to getting the temporary casino up and running, but the gaming license Bally's needs hasn't been approved yet.
Final Details In Chicago Casino Plan Approved By Council — Now It Just Needs A State Gambling License
Bally’s still requires licensing approval from the Illinois Gaming Board to operate the casino along the river between Grand and Chicago avenues.
Chicago Casino District Secures Key Zoning Approval, Full Council Vote Expected Wednesday
The Bally's-operated casino still needs approval from the Illinois Gaming Board to operate.
Bally’s Casino Plan Cuts Unpopular Outdoor Music Venue, Adds Riverfront Park Instead
In addition to more green space, updated plans now include more parking and a dog park. A traffic study on the area is set to be released soon.
Temporary Casino In River North Draws Complaints From Neighbors Who Doubt Traffic, Parking Won’t Get Worse
Bally's plans to open a temporary casino in River North while it builds a permanent casino on the Chicago River's North Branch.
Lightfoot Creates Casino Community Council After Neighbors Push To Negotiate With Bally’s
The committee comes after neighbors slammed the process under which the $1.7 billion casino was approved and as neighbors push to help shape the casino campus.
River North Group Wants Bally’s Casino To Scrap Riverfront Music Venue For A Public Park
Bally's officials said they'd consider the group's push for a park as negotiations continue. "I like to go to concerts but not across the street from my house,” one River North leader said.
Here’s What Bally’s Temporary Casino At Medinah Temple Could Look Like
Medinah Temple, a landmark, won't see changes to its exterior if it hosts the temporary casino — but its three-story interior will be renovated, officials said.
2,200 Apartments, Hotel Proposed For River West Salvation Army Site Near Bally’s Casino
Fulton Market-based Shapack Partners has hatched a plan to redevelop the site after buying the Salvation Army campus for $25 million.
City Receives Bally’s $40 Million Upfront Payment For Chicago’s 1st Casino
The money, which was a major factor in making Bally's the frontrunner among three finalists, will support the city's pension costs.
Chicago Casino Approved By City Council After Screaming Match Between Mayor, Alderman
After a heated vote, the $1.7 billion casino planned for the Tribune Publishing site now goes to the state's gaming board for final approval. Here's what it will look like.
Chicago Casino Set For Final City Vote Wednesday After Committee OKs Bally’s Plan
The key vote came just weeks after Lightfoot announced Bally's was her top pick. The full City Council will vote on the controversial plan Wednesday.
Despite Delay, Bally’s River West Casino Proposal Primed For City Council Vote Next Week
Alderpeople must "do some studying this weekend" after last-minute updates. A vote is planned Monday, sending the proposal to the full City Council on Wednesday.
Neighbors Slam Bally’s River West Casino Plan Once Again As City Closes In On Finalizing Deal
Residents said Thursday's town hall read like the riverfront Bally's casino is a "done deal." “We are connected to you — or we will be connected to you if we are successful,” Bally's Chairman Soo Kim said.