More businesses will be allowed to have gambling machines in Homewood after the village board passed a new ordinance Tuesday.
Any bars or restaurants that have been in the village for at least four years and already hold liquor licenses can now apply for video gaming machines.
Homewood has six businesses with video gaming machines. The new ordinance would allow for nine more.
Brian Colin was happy to be chased by monsters through the streets of Chicago this summer. The fictional scene is part of an upcoming movie based on the video game the Homewood resident designed for Bally/Midway in 1986. Gamers consider Rampage a classic.
State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld's weekly office hours.
Tawny Smith, Davis' staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the budget.
Back In The Game Video Games and Electronics, held a grand opening celebration for its new Homewood store Saturday, Nov. 1.