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How COVID-19 is Affecting the Video Gaming Industry

As of writing, the Illinois Gaming Board has made the decision to shut down all video gaming terminals (VGTs) across the state, starting at 9 PM Monday March 16, 2020 and through March 30th.


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Accel Entertainment Announces Acquisition of Grand River Jackpot

We are excited to announce that we have reached an agreement to welcome Grand River Jackpot into our Accel Entertainment family.


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Accel Entertainment Bets On Main Street

On May 8, 2019 Accel Entertainment traveled to Springfield, IL with a large group of supporters to help spread the message of the Bet on Main Street coalition.


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Accel Entertainment Gives Illinois Slot Machine Players a Million Reasons to Play!

Accel Entertainment, the country's largest slot machine operator, is giving away one million dollars, culminating in a live grand prize drawing in early 2020.

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Accel Wraps Up $50,000 Summer Sweeps, Launches Jeep-A-Week Giveaway

Starting on October 22, 2018, each week for eight consecutive weeks Accel Entertainment gave away a $300 cash prize, a $500 cash prize, and one 2018 Jeep Renegade Sport!


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On August 1, 2018, Accel Entertainment kicked off the first of many sweepstakes, the AE Summer Sweepstakes. At the end of the sweepstakes, 50 randomly selected entrants will won $500 and of those 50 finalists, one will had a chance to win $25,000!


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Making Education a Priority for the Family of America's Fallen

Along with prioritizing employing veterans, Accel Entertainment is always looking for new ways to support the men and women who make sacrifices to keep us safe. In 2018, Accel began a partnership with an organization who shares its values: Folds of Honor.

About Accel Entertainment

A licensed terminal operator who strategically places slot machines and amusements in bars, restaurants, gaming cafes, truck stops and other establishments throughout Illinois.

Accel is the largest terminal operator of slot machines and amusement equipment in the Illinois video gaming market. Starting in October 2012, Accel has been dedicated to providing top of the line care and service to nearly 1,800 locations and customers across the state.

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