A slot machine at Hollywood Casino in Aurora
Graphic: 52 cases, 85 kids
An Aurora grandmother whose family said was addicted to gambling left her four grandchildren alone outside Hollywood Casino (above) in Aurora in 2011. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times Media
Mary J. Speropoulos pleaded guilty to child endangerment for leaving her four grandchildren alone outside the Hollywood Casino in Aurora. | Aurora Police Department photo
The casino floor inside the Hollywood Casino in Aurora. | Brian Powers~Sun-Times Media
Renee L. Arku was sentenced last week for leaving two foster girls, 3 and 6, in a hot car outside a casino in Rock Island.
Michelle E. Pelletier, of Evanston, was arrested in March 2011 and pleaded guilty to child endangerment for leaving her 4-year-old son unattended in a hotel room. He locked himself out of the room and was found wandering in a hallway. | Metropolis Poli
The Hollywood Casino in downtown Aurora.