Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1613    Version: 2 Name: Amendment to Chapter 115 - Video Gaming Ordinance
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/2/2019 In control: Lake County Board
On agenda: Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: Ordinance amending Chapter 115, Video Gaming, of the Lake County Code of Ordinances.
Attachments: 1. Video Gaming Ordinance Red-Line 10.2019

Title

Ordinance amending Chapter 115, Video Gaming, of the Lake County Code of Ordinances.

 

Staff Summary

                     The Illinois Video Gaming Act, 230 ILCS 40, was recently amended to increase the number of video gaming terminals permitted for video gaming establishments.

                     The Video Gaming Act allows establishments to have up to six video gaming machines.

                     Lake County is amending Chapter 115, Section 115.04 C and D, of the Lake County Code of Ordinances to comply with state statute. 

 

Body

ORDINANCE

 

WHEREAS, recent amendments to State Statute 230 ILCS 40, the Illinois Video Gaming Act, requires that Lake County amend its code to comply; and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County shall amend Chapter 115 of the Lake County Code of Ordinances, Section 115.04 C, to state “No more than the allowed number of video gaming terminals pursuant to the State Video Gaming Act may be located on the licensed premises”; and

 

WHEREAS, Chapter 115 shall also amend Section 115.04 D to state “Other than having the allowed number of video gaming terminals pursuant to the State Video Gaming Act with valid video gaming terminal permit stickers, a licensed establishment is prohibited from having, anywhere on its premises, an electronic video gaming machine which may be available to play or simulate the play of poker, line up, blackjack, faro, roulette, craps, slots, or any other card or dice game or other game of chance, or that is otherwise similar to a gambling or gaming device under this code, even if solely for amusement purposes..”

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that amendments to the Lake County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 15 - Video Gaming, as attached to this ordinance be adopted and be made effective immediately.

 

DATED, at Waukegan, lake County, Illinois, on October 8, 2019.