Blackjacks Gentlemen's Club in Kane County is still bringing in profits for its owners, even though they have served time in prison and can't serve liquor. Daily Herald file photo. Debra Diaz said she'll bring more jobs, more tax revenue for the county and a full facelift to Blackjacks Gentlemen's Club if she can take it over. Jim Fuller Staff Photographer.
The long, costly battles to regulate suburban strip clubs
Despite the sign, Blackjacks lost its liquor license in when its owners went to prison. But that gives it more flexibility on hours and nudity. Daily Herald file photo. Just south of Elgin, surrounded by green space and struggling industrial sites, lies Kane County's last strip club. The sign for Blackjacks Gentlemen's Club advertises a "full liquor bar" despite the business having no liquor license.