TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
SUBTITLE D: VIDEO GAMING
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS GAMING BOARD
PART 1800 VIDEO GAMING (GENERAL)
SECTION 1800.830 WAIVERS OF LOCATION RESTRICTIONS
Section 1800.830 Waivers of Location Restrictions
a) The Board may waive the requirement that a Licensed Video Gaming Location not be located within 1,000 feet from a facility operated by an organization licensee licensed under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 or the home dock of a riverboat licensed under the Riverboat Gambling Act pursuant to Section 25(h) of the Act upon a proper showing by the applicant. In making its determination, the Board may consider the following:
1) The number and character of other Licensed Video Gaming Locations in the municipality or subdivision of the municipality where the proposed Licensed Video Gaming Location will be located;
2) Whether the proposed Licensed Video Gaming Location applicant has obtained all other necessary governmental licenses and permits;
3) The history of liquor law violations and reported criminal activity at the proposed Licensed Video Gaming Location; and
4) Any other factor that would be relevant to deciding whether public interest, convenience and advantage would be served by approving the waiver.
b) The Board shall not grant the waiver if there is any common ownership or control, shared business activity or contractual arrangement of any type between the proposed Licensed Video Gaming Location and the organization licensee or owners licensee of a riverboat.
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 849, effective December 27, 2013)