Video Gaming

The Village of Chicago Ridge now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to install up to 5 video gaming terminals for the purpose of video gambling. Businesses must be licensed by the Illinois Gaming Board in order to be licensed by the Village.

Video Gaming License Requirements

All applicants must submit a completed Video Gaming License Application.
Applications should also include copies of the following:
  • Illinois Gaming Board Application
  • Illinois Gaming Board License
  • Chicago Ridge Liquor License
Businesses may apply and pay for the Chicago Ridge Video Gaming License while undergoing certification from the state of Illinois. However, the Village gaming license and terminal registration stickers will not be released or delivered until all  required documents have been submitted.


All license fees are paid annually as part of the establishment's business license renewal.
  • Video Gaming License Fee:    $1,000
  • Video Gaming Terminal Fee:   $1,000   (limit of 6 terminals per establishment)

To inspect the ordinance for detailed regulations or view the fee determination, click here.