Video gaming is supposed to be up and running by fall of this year and the state has signed a contract with Scientific Gaming Corporation to provide software for gaming systems. Gene O'Shea, with the Illinois Gaming Board, says the software will track all video poker outlets in the state.
The contract is worth 69-million dollars over six years. Illinois businesses that would like to get a video gaming terminal can apply for a license online with the Illinois Gaming Board.
Gene O'Shea, with the Illinois Gaming Board, says the software has not been created yet.