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Published: 5/31/2009 12:01 AM

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SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Senate voted 30-28 on a plan to expand gambling by putting new casinos in Chicago, Park City, Rockford and Danville. There'd also be slots at Arlington Park and existing floating casinos could move inland and expand. The plan now goes to the House. Here's how local senators voted:

Local senators voting for expansion:

Michael Bond, Grayslake Democrat

Don Harmon, Oak Park Democrat

Linda Holmes, Aurora Democrat

Terry Link, Waukegan Democrat

Arthur "AJ" Wilhelmi, Joliet Democrat

Local senators voting against expansion:

Pamela J. Althoff, McHenry Republican

Dan Cronin, Elmhurst Republican

Kirk W. Dillard, Hinsdale Republican

Dan Duffy, Lake Barrington Republican

Susan Garrett, Lake Forest Democrat

Randall M. Hultgren, Winfield Republican

Dan Kotowski, Park Ridge Democrat

Chris Lauzen, Aurora Republican

John J. Millner, Carol Stream Republican

Matt Murphy, Palatine Republican

Michael Noland, Elgin Democrat

Carole Pankau, Itasca Republican

Source: Senate roll call SB744