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Lombard votes to ban video gambling


Video gambling will not be coming to one western suburb.

The Lombard Village Board voted tonight to keep its ban on video gambling machines.

Members of a group called Lombard Families First turned out in opposition to gambling.

After the vote went their way, they spoke their piece on the record.

Trustees rejected a bid to let places with liquor licenses have five gambling machines.

Several towns around Lombard allow the games, including Oakbrook Terrace and Villa Park.

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