Video gaming might be eating away profits at many old-school casinos, but Bluhm’s upscale Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, the most profitable one in Illinois, has avoided such a fate. This real estate magnate is expanding his empire with a new $300 million venture just approved outside of Albany, New York. It makes up for his failed bid for a new casino in Orange County, 50 miles from New York City. Consider it a push.