About the Illinois Retail Gaming & Operators Association

The Illinois Retail Gaming & Operators Association (IRGOA) exists to educate, protect and advocate for the retail gaming industry at the state and local level.


We Are

  • Strong partners with our communities, providing millions in tax revenue for local municipalities.
  • Business owners who provide local food, beverage and entertainment options to our customers and communities.
  • Committed corporate citizens who work to ensure safe and responsible gaming environments.
  • Advocates of responsible legislation regarding the video gaming industry.

Our Members

  • Illinois Café & Service Company, which owns and operates Dotty’s
  • Laredo Hospitality Ventures, which owns and operates Stella’s and Shelby’s
  • Blackhawk Restaurant Group, which owns and operates Betty’s Bistro, Penny’s Place, Emma’s Eatery and Jena’s Eatery
  • Illinois Gaming Systems
  • Prairie State Gaming
  • Gold Rush Amusements
  • Midwest SRO
  • Trident Partners, which owns and operates Ruby's