A gaming table. [Ralf Steinberger/Flickr]

Before leaving town for the General Assembly’s two-week spring break, senators approved a bill that would allow for any of Illinois’ 10 existing riverboat casinos to pick up and move anywhere in the state — freeing them from a decades-long rule that confined casinos in Illinois to riverboats.

The bill passed April 11 on a vote of 44-5, with 10 senators not voting.

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