The Illinois Club Owners Association will not mount a constitutional challenge to the amended "pole tax" bill should it become law, according to Michael Ocello, president of VCG Holdings (which owns Roxy's, PT's and Penthouse in Metro East).The adult industry has been lobbying hard against the bill ... More >>
Instead of trying to tax strip clubs $5 per patron in order to fund aid to sexual assault victims, Illinois state senator Toi Hutchinson may instead propose raising the funds by levying an annual licensing fee against the clubs. This update comes from Micheal Ocello, president of the VCG Holdings ... More >>
Don't lean too close.Many patrons of strip clubs appreciate the long, svelte limbs of the performers onstage. But for one disgruntled ogler on the Illside, there's such a thing as too much leg. Especially when that leg is connected to a platform shoe.
A man named Andrew Deluca has filed a l ... More >>
VCG HoldingsA couple healthy men enjoying the comfy seats in the Penthouse Club.The first thing you notice in the VIP dining room of the Penthouse Club in Sauget are the chairs. Actually, scratch that. The first things your eyes adjust to in the near pitch-black darkness is the stuffed lion, the ... More >>
One hundred thousand dollars. That's all the supporters of state Sen. Matt Bartle's bill S.B. 586 say the legislation will cost Missouri and local municipalities in lost tax revenue each year. That's $100,000 for a bill that could force the closure of an estimated 60 percent Missouri's 130 adult- ... More >>