As legalized video gaming ramps up in Illinois, lots of Springfield businesses are lining up for a piece of the pie.
The State Journal-Register reports 70 local businesses have applied for licenses to install the machines, which will be connected to a state mainframe.
Among the local applicants for gaming licenses are bars, restaurants, bowling alleys, and Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.
Only one local license has been approved by the state so far.
It’s All About Wine on West Wabash plans to install the gaming devices as soon as possible.