Home Sweet Homewood might be getting a touch of Vegas, depending on how trustees vote during a Nov. 27 board meeting.
Trustees will vote Tuesday on whether to partner with East Hazel Crest to develop a casino just southwest of the intersection of I-294 and Halsted Street.
Ideally, the casino would recapture the business of Illinois residents who cross the border and do their gambling in Indiana.
The location, which mostly consists of land owned by East Hazel Crest, will be accessible to 130,000 cars per day, according to the release.
Should trustees approve, Homewood will enter into a revenue sharing agreement and formal partnership with East Hazel Crest. Trustees will also vote to hire law firm Barnes & Thornburg for soliciting interest from casino developers. East Hazel Crest’s village board will do the same during its Nov. 28 meeting.
Though no vote on the matter has been cast, Homewood is planning a joint public meeting with East Hazel Crest sometime in mid-December to discuss the potential casino.
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