Illinois

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requirements

Getting Your License

If your establishment meets all of the qualifications listed above, the next step is to apply for your video gaming license with the Illinois Gaming Board. ME Gaming has an entire department dedicated to this application process. Reach out to us and we will help you complete this application. We are here to help!

Adding video gaming to your truck stop can be an easy way to increase your revenue and provide a source of entertainment for your visitors. Adding video gaming machines requires no additional staff and minimal resources to get started. Our team will be there every step of the way.

The requirements for an establishment to meet the qualifications for the Truck Stop license classification are as follows:

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  • ​Must currently be at least a 3-acre facility with a convenience store

  • Must sell at retail more than 10,000 gallons of diesel or biodiesel fuel per month

  • Must have separate diesel islands for fueling commercial motor vehicles

  • Must have parking spaces for commercial motor vehicles

In order to qualify for a Fraternal or Veterans Organization  license, the establishment must meet the following requirements:

  • Must possess valid on-premises liquor pouring licenses issued by both their local municipality and the state of Illinois

  • Must be able to provide a letter from the IRS showing that they are exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c) (8) or 501(c) (10) for fraternal establishments or section 501(c)  (19) for veterans organizations

Here are the two requirements retail establishments must meet to be eligible to apply to add video gaming to their businesses:

  • Must possess valid on-premises liquor pouring licenses issued by both their local municipality and the state of Illinois

These businesses include bars, restaurants, country clubs, gas stations, grocery stores, & more! The sky is the limit when it comes to the types of businesses that are included in this category. If you think your business would benefit from Video Gaming contact us today to learn more!

Here are the requirements an establishment must meet to qualify for the Large Truck Stop license classification:

  • Must currently be located within 3 road miles from a freeway interchange, as measured in accordance with the Department of Transportation’s rules regarding the criteria for the installation of business signs

  • Must currently be at least a 3-acre facility with a convenience store

  • Must have separate diesel islands for fueling commercial motor vehicles

  • Must sell at retail more than 50,000 gallons of diesel or biodiesel fuel per month

  • Must have parking spaces for commercial motor vehicles

Resources

Please find these helpful links below to educate yourself on Illinois's polices and regulations surrounding gaming.