CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday vetoed a controversial gambling expansion bill that would have authorized five new casinos and allowed slots at racing tracks, which sponsors had touted as a means to bolster local and state coffers with new tax dollars.

Quinn had previously threatened to use his veto pen on the measure if lawmakers didn’t include stronger oversight and regulatory authority and a ban on campaign contributions from some gaming operators. He has endorsed the new casinos but opposes slots at racetracks.

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