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Mayor: No Link Between Casino Probe and Bankruptcy

24 November 2004

PEKIN, Illinois – As reported by the Illinois Daily Times: "Mayor Lyn Howard says there is no connection between a bankruptcy he filed March 18 and his patronage of the Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino in East Peoria.

"The mayor is currently under investigation by the Illinois State Police for reasons the state police would not reveal. Howard confirmed with the Daily Times this morning that he had used city of Pekin credit cards while on the boat gambling.

"When asked this morning if the bankruptcy had been the result of patronage to the riverboat, Howard said, 'The bankruptcy is not related to anything to do with the boat. I have said before why I had to file bankruptcy and one has nothing to do with the other.'…"

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