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Title:Gaming Board, Illinois
Website:Illinois Gaming Board
Contact Name:Marcus Fruchter
Contact Title:Administrator of Illinois Gaming Board
Contact Comments:


Function:The Board regulates riverboat gambling; licenses operators and gaming equipment suppliers; may be assigned supervision of Las Vegas nights, bingo and pulltabs.
Term:3 years, expiring July 1 staggered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Qualifications:IL residents. Members, or their immediate families, must not have financial interest in gambling operations supervised by Gaming Board or Racing Board; must be knowledgeable in practice and principles of gambling operations; must not be convicted of or indicted for a felony in any state. Cannot hold any other public office for which he shall receive compensation, other than expenses.
Compensation:$300 per diem plus expenses
Composition:5 appointed by Governor (1 designated as Chair): 1 (at least) with law enforcement and criminal investigation experience; 1 (at least) attorney licensed in Illinois; 1 (at least) certified public accountant.
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:230 ILCS 10/5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Garcia, Anthony7/1/20237/29/2019GovernorMemberLake
Hayden, Dionne7/1/20225/6/2019GovernorMemberCook
Ramirez, Ruben7/1/20233/29/2019GovernorMember, Law EnforcementCook
Schmadeke, Charles7/1/20227/29/2019GovernorChair, AttorneySangamon
VACANT7/1/2021GovernorMember, CPANone