As part of the capital bill approved recently by the state, video poker machines were legalized and can now be added to locations such as bars and fraternal organizations. Read the original Naperville Sun story here: http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/napervillesun/news/1697207,Naperville-video-poker_NA080309.article
However, many municipalities disapprove of the notion of legalized gambling in their communities and are considering a ban. Rosemont banned the machines, and DuPage County is considering a ban in unincorporated areas. The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce will be discussing whether to support a ban in Naperville at its Aug. 10 meeting.
Do you think the machines should be banned in Naperville? Are they harmful or innocent fun?