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Each Tuesday, the State Journal-Register business editor, Tim Landis, joins WUIS' Bill Wheelhouse to discuss the latest business news in central Illinois.Airs Tuesdays at 4:45 PM and Wednesdays at 7:45 AM on 91.9 and the stream at WUIS.org.

Business Report: Is Springfield's Gambling Market Saturated?


Sean Crawford talks with the State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

This week:

* S&P and Moody's downgrades: Surprise wasn't that they downgraded, but just how fast it happened. One day after session ended.  Downgrades are costing the state more to borrow money.

* Video gambling: Appears to have reached the saturation point in Springfield, even as there's serious discussion of a downtown casino. 

* BOS Center: Signage going up this week on now-former Prairie Capital Convention Center through a naming rights deal; $150,000 a year for 10 years.

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