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Illinois Gaming Board Awards Walker’s Bluff with Gaming License

CARTERVILLE – Walker’s Bluff is one step closer to building its planned casino and hotel facility.

On Thursday, the Illinois Gaming Board approved a gaming license for the Carterville facility.

Walker’s Bluff applied for a casino license in 2019 shortly after announcing plans for a casino and other facilities like two hotels, a water park and event center just to name a few.

Officials say groundbreaking could take place around late September with construction starting shortly thereafter.