Top Stories of 2011: What's Everyone Saying about Rivers Casino Opening?
No. 6 in our weekly countdown of the most popular stories published on Des Plaines Patch in 2011.
This week we’ll look back at some of the most-read stories published on Des Plaines Patch in 2011. Each day we’ll add to this list of the top 10 stories.
On July 19, 2011, the Tuesday after Rivers Casino first opened, Patch put together a roundup of what a variety of news outlets were reporting about Illinois’ 10th gaming venue. Reactions were mixed. Click here to read “What’s Everyone Saying about Rivers Casino Opening.” It’s our No. 6 pick in the countdown of Des Plaines Patch’s top 10 stories of 2011.
Earning an honorable mention was a story on the casino job fair, which drew more than 5,000 applicants for the roughly 1000 positions.
Related: More stories on Rivers Casino.