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DuPage Bans Video Poker

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Aug 11, 2009 9:20PM

In an Illinois first, DuPage County has become the first county in Illinois to ban video poker machines. The ban only affects unincorporated areas and goes into effect immediately. County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom said, "I applaud the County Board for approving this ordinance and for protecting our residents from the negative effects of video gambling." [WBBM]