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More than 100 Southern Illinoisans are heading to Springfield in support of Walker’s Bluff getting a gaming license. Owners of the restaurant and winery need the gaming license in order to construct a casino. Citizens and local business owners will be addressing the General Assembly about the license during the legislative veto session later today. In a news release, the CEO of Walker’s Bluff says the project would generate more than 1,200 jobs during construction and 800 permanent jobs when its completed. For more information on Supporting the Resort at Walker’s Bluff click here.