(230 ILCS 5/26.3) (from Ch. 8, par. 37-26.3)
    Sec. 26.3. On and after July 1, 1987, each organization licensee may impose a surcharge of up to 1% on winning wagers and winnings from wagers placed upon races conducted by that organization licensee. Where a surcharge is imposed, it shall be deducted from winnings prior to payout. Amounts derived from a surcharge imposed under this Section shall not be paid or allocated to purses.
(Source: P.A. 85-1170.)