J&J Stories

  • Jim & Kay Jansen Scholarship (1/26/2023) Apply to receive one of six, four-year scholarships to St. Anthony High School as an incoming Freshman! The purpose of the Jim & Kay Jansen scholarship is to continue to broaden the appeal of St. Anthony High School culture and curriculum throughout South Central Illinois. Download the application here or at stanthony.com. Read More
  • NEW! Introducing tiered rewards in 2023! (1/3/2023) J&J Gaming is pleased to announce that its Player PAYBACK® rewards program has been enhanced to provide participating patrons with a new player experience in 2023! The #1 loyalty program preferred by patrons is further boosting rewards for loyal customers of J&J Gaming and partnering establishments with a new tiered program. The more check-ins, the more perks loyal customers receive!… Read More
  • J&J acquires Best Gaming (12/16/2022) J&J acquires Best Gaming December 16, 2022– J&J Ventures Gaming, LLC, a licensed terminal operator in Illinois, is pleased to announce its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of CCFVG, Inc., d/b/a Best Gaming, a licensed terminal operator.  Best Gaming, owned by Carl Fenske, supplies top-of-the-line service to a number of video gaming locations in the Chicagoland area.    “Acquiring… Read More
  • Giving Tuesday (11/29/2022) J&J gives back on Giving Tuesday 2022! On Giving Tuesday, November 29th, 2022, J&J Ventures offices participated in collecting donations for a local charity of their choosing! Items collected included: clothing, toys, books, gift wrap, food, household, and nearly $3,500 in monetary donations. We appreciate our employees for participating in our first Giving Tuesday and helping to make it a… Read More
  • Gameday Giveaway – WINNERS! (9/23/2022) Gameday Giveaway will award 5 weekly winners with a grand total of nearly $17,000, as well as each participating location will have a winner that will be receiving $375. With our grand total of over $270,000 awarded, Gameday Giveaway is our largest sweepstakes yet. As winners are notified and confirmed, we will continue to update the below list with our… Read More
  • Score with J&J’s – Gameday Giveaway! (9/23/2022) Score with J&J's Gameday Giveaway! Another sweepstakes for 2022 is coming your way in November! Gameday Giveaway is here to offer you more chances to score! This sweepstakes kicks off November 1st and will award over $270,000 to more than 680 winners at participating locations. By completing a check-in on the Player PAYBACK™ kiosk November 1st through December 15th, patrons… Read More
  • J&J acquires Commonwealth Gaming (8/30/2022) J&J acquires Commonwealth Gaming September 1, 2022 – J&J Ventures Gaming of Pennsylvania, LLC, a licensed terminal operator in Pennsylvania and an affiliate of Illinois-based J&J Ventures Gaming, LLC, is pleased to announce its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Commonwealth Gaming, LLC, a licensed terminal operator in Pennsylvania. With headquarters in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Gaming provides terminal… Read More
  • Player PAYBACK™ receives global recognition! (8/29/2022) Player PAYBACK™ receives global recognition! J&J Gaming is honored to announce that its player rewards program, Player PAYBACK™ has been shortlisted by the Global Gaming Awards for Customer Loyalty Program of the Year! J&J is excited to announce this news and looks forward to celebrating with participating locations and patrons! The Global Gaming Awards - Las Vegas celebrates the leaders… Read More
  • J&J JACKPOT – WINNERS! (8/19/2022) Every participating location had a winner that will be receiving $350! As winners are notified by the corresponding location and confirmed, the list below will continue to be updated until all locations have been added! Keep checking back for more updates. We hope everyone enjoyed participating in our 2022 summer giveaway! Be on the lookout for our next big giveaway… Read More
  • J&J Gaming – Returns to the Illinois State Fair for the 2nd Year! (7/27/2022) J&J Gaming – Returns to the Illinois State Fair for the 2nd Year! J&J Gaming is pleased and honored to announce that we will be returning this summer to the Illinois State Fair in both Springfield and DuQuoin to provide an unforgettable video gaming experience to patrons. The 2022 Springfield State Fair runs from August 11th through August 21st and… Read More

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