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article County looks to put casino question on November ballot
(5/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Now that the state has paved the way for a casino to come to Vigo County, the next step is for the community to decide. That decision may be made this year...
article Terre Haute Casino Proposal Moving Forward as Local Officials Begin Planning November Vote
(5/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- A proposed casino in Terre Haute, Indiana is becoming increasingly likely as Vigo County election officials move forward on holding a referendum this...
article Vigo County Election officials hope to put casino question on November ballot
(5/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Vigo County Election officials hope to put the casino referendum on the ballot in November. This is after Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed off on the...
article Vigo casino vote likely this fall
(5/17/2019)
(Indiana) -- Vigo County voters likely will vote on a casino referendum in the fall. Members of the Vigo County Election Board on Friday discussed how that can happen...
article Land-based casino rebranded as Caesars Southern Indiana
(5/16/2019)
(Indiana) -- Caesar Entertainment's Horseshoe Southern Indiana land-based casino that's currently under construction is being rebranded as Caesars Southern...
article Casino operators welcome changes in law, but most report a down April
(5/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Coming off a modest month in April, Northwest Indiana casino operators are gearing up for changes provided in a new bill, including the moving of one Gary...
article Full-service sportsbook coming with new facility and new name for Horseshoe Southern Indiana
(5/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana will be renamed Caesars Southern Indiana later this year when its land-based facility opens, officials said Wednesday. The new...
article Horseshoe casino getting new name, on-site sports betting
(5/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe casino won't be Horseshoe for long. Horseshoe casino will become Caesars Southern Indiana as part of an $85 million expansion project.
article Horseshoe Southern Indiana casino is getting a new name, plus on-site sports betting
(5/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana is getting a new name and will soon offer a sportsbook for on-site sports betting. The casino will open in 2020 as the rebranded...
article Gibson: Casino belongs 'right out there'
(5/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- As a ribbon-cutting for the new Home2 Suites by Hilton on Monday showed off a new extended-stay hotel on the city’s East side, community leaders also...
article Gaming bill a mixed hand for casinos
(5/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- The gaming bill Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into state law last week offers the same "win some, lose some" outcome casinos' customers might...
article Officials expect new sports gambling bill to bring in big revenue
(5/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s new sports betting legislation is expected to bring in more revenue to the state. Officials believe this bill could add bring in hundreds of...
article The Hoosier State Becomes 10th State to Legalize Sports Gambling
(5/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- On Wednesday, Governor Eric Holcomb signed the bill paving the way for unprecedented changes to the state’s current gambling landscape. The bill...
article Casino revenue drops in April
(5/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- Revenue at Northwest Indiana's casinos took a tumble in April, with a gaming win of $78.1 million down nearly 8% as compared to a year ago. At Horseshoe...
article Holcomb signs gaming expansion bill, new measure for carbon dioxide storage in Terre Haute
(5/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the last three bills of the 2019 legislative session Wednesday, including a massive expansion of gambling and a plan to allow...
article Sports betting is coming to one of Ohio's neighbors
(5/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- One of Ohio's neighbors has deepened its relationship with gambling. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law this week that legalizes full...
article Terre Haute Eyes Final Step Toward Casino
(5/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- The final step toward a Terre Haute casino could come six months from now. Vigo County voters must approve legalized gambling. The law gives the county...
article New sports betting law brings worries of addiction
(5/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hoosiers will soon be able to legally bet on sports. The new legislation may lead to valuable revenue for the state, but not everyone thinks it's a good...
article Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Signs Bill Legalizing Mobile Sports Betting
(5/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an extensive and controversial gaming bill on Wednesday, one that will allow gamblers in the state to bet on sports through...
article Indiana Joins List of States Legalizing Sports Betting
(5/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- Sports betting will become legal in Indiana and construction of two new casinos will be allowed in the state under a bill signed by the governor on...
article Sports betting legal at casinos, race tracks across the state
(5/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana is betting on sports gambling to generate some serious revenue. The governor just signed a bill making it legal at casinos and race tracks across...
article Gov. Holcomb signs bill allowing Gary casinos to move on land
(5/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s governor on Wednesday signed a bill allowing Gary’s casinos to move from the Lake Michigan shoreline. Gov. Eric Holcomb enacted a law...
article Historic Indiana gaming legislation wins governor's approval
(5/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb believes it's a winning move for Indiana to permit Gary's Majestic Star casinos to relocate from their Lake Michigan dock to a...
article Holcomb signs bill to make sports betting legal, allow casino in Terre Haute
(5/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb signed gambling legislation into law on Wednesday—the last day the bill was eligible for action—bringing significant changes...
article Holcomb Signs Landmark Gambling Bill
(5/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Wednesday legislation that makes seismic shifts in Indiana’s gaming industry. The bill opens the door to Indiana...
article River Flooding, US 50 Traffic Impacting Rising Star Casino Business
(5/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- Flooding on the Ohio River impacted the bottom line on revenues for Rising Star Casino Resort owner Full House Resorts. The Las Vegas-based company...
article River Flooding, US 50 Traffic Impacting Rising Star Casino Business
(5/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- Flooding on the Ohio River impacted the bottom line on revenues for Rising Star Casino Resort owner Full House Resorts. The Las Vegas-based company...
article Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts looks to Indiana sports betting
(5/6/2019)
(Indiana) -- Full House Resorts CEO and president Dan Lee expects a new Indiana bill will help the regional casino company compete with the big dogs. The gambling bill...
article Hoosier lawmakers not betting on state revenue windfall from legal sports wagering
(5/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- Unlike politicians in other states, including Illinois, Hoosier leaders aren't expecting a revenue windfall from legalized sports wagering if Republican...
article Gambling Arrest Video ... Cheating, Intense Showdown
(5/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- Pacman Jones not only cheated at the blackjack table before his February arrest ... he also smacked the hell out of an officer's arm -- and it's all...
article AUDIO: State Rep. Frye Laments Negative Impacts Of Gaming Bill
(5/3/2019)
(Indiana) -- It might have been considered a fairly successful 2019 legislative session for southeastern Indiana, if not for a last-minute change to a casino gaming and...
article Casino company turned to state lawmaker for title work. He voted for massive gaming bill.
(5/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- When gaming company Spectacle Entertainment bought two casinos in Gary last year, it turned to a state representative for title insurance and closing...
article Lawmaker sought ethics opinion ahead of controversial gambling bill vote
(5/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Ahead of the final vote on a complex gambling bill at the end of the legislative session, a Republican lawmaker called on House leadership to vet his work...
article As Terre Haute eyes a casino, one of the next steps in the process involves Vigo County voters
(5/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Two major things must happen before a casino is built in Terre Haute. The first thing involves Spectacle Entertainment, the company who wants to move its...
article Bennett: Vigo voters would face casino referendum with more info than others
(5/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Numerous Hoosier cities and counties have asked residents if they want a casino in their community. Most said yes. Some said no. Many years later, Vigo...
article Gary, casino operator plan Friday vendor showcase
(5/1/2019)
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Entertainment is teaming up with the City of Gary to host a business to business event focused on minority and women vendors, with plans to be an...
article Lawmaker sought ethics opinion ahead of controversial gambling bill vote
(5/1/2019)
(Indiana) -- Ahead of the final vote on a complex gambling bill at the end of the legislative session, a Republican lawmaker called on House leadership to vet his work...
article Ford: Governor's review of gaming bill makes sense
(4/30/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb, who has previously expressed concerns about expanded gambling in Indiana, is still studying a sweeping gaming bill that could bring a...
article House sponsor of historic Indiana gaming legislation voted against it
(4/29/2019)
(Indiana) -- A ripple of surprise floated through the Indiana House when state Rep. Todd Huston touched the red "no" button to vote against this year's...
article High-stakes casino game rolls on
(4/27/2019)
(Indiana) -- Like experienced poker players, advocates for a Terre Haute casino had to play with patience and not get rocked by each hand as a bill to make a casino...
article Sports betting, table games could be coming to Indiana racetracks
(4/27/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana General Assembly approved sweeping gaming changes this week, and, if signed into law, the racing industry is in line to be a major benefactor....
article McDermott tips cap to Gary for casino relocation win at Statehouse
(4/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has no regrets about his efforts to protect jobs and tax revenue in Hammond by working over the past four months to scuttle...
article Plans for Majestic Star casino move, Buffington Harbor redevelopment progressing in Gary
(4/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gary and casino officials are readying to move the Majestic Star from Buffington Harbor and redevelop the Lake Michigan shoreline. The Indiana House of...
article Gaming bill passes General Assembly, Vigo County voters now decide
(4/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Enrolled House Bill 1015, which contains language naming Vigo County as the destination for a Gary casino license, passed through the Senate and then the...
article Indiana lawmakers approve GOP budget, gambling bill
(4/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana lawmakers approved a new state budget and a wide-ranging gambling bill Wednesday night as they wrapped up this year's legislative session. The...
article Legislature Approves 'Monumental Shift' To Indiana Gambling Industry
(4/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Lawmakers approved what one legislator called a “monumental shift” to Indiana’s gambling industry before the 2019 session ended Wednesday...
article Indiana gaming bill throws lifeline to Evansville
(4/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- A gambling bill approved by the Indiana House and Senate allows for a new casino in Terre Haute, but how will Evansville handle the cards its dealt? Vigo...
article Southeast Indiana casinos left out of gaming expansion bill
(4/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gaming communities in Indiana are about to take a big hit. State lawmakers are leaving them out of a gaming expansion bill. The new law expands sports...
48 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Land-based casino rebranded as Caesars Southern Indiana
(5/16/2019)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Entertainment's Horseshoe Southern Indiana land-based casino that's currently under construction is being rebranded as Caesars Southern...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal gambling
(5/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- The NCAA has rescinded its policy prohibiting championship events from being held in states that have legalized sports gambling. The expected move was...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Sports betting expert accused of failing to pay contractor, lawsuit alleges
(4/24/2019)
(Indiana) -- Sports betting expert and writer Christopher Price is facing new accusations, this time in a Hamilton County court. Records show Vahid Aidun of Noblesville...
article Indiana House backs bill prohibiting online sports betting
(4/16/2019)
(Indiana) -- The question of whether Indiana will allow sports betting by mobile devices is still up for debate in the state Legislature. The Indiana House voted 78-15...
article Celebrate the 27th Annual Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market and Festival on June 22-23
(4/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- One of the region’s best art and cultural experiences returns to downtown Indianapolis the weekend of June 22-23: the Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market...
article FBI launches campaign to return haul of Native and South American works
(4/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) art crime team is seeking help to return thousands of objects, works of art and Native American human...
article Southern Indiana couple accused of looting American Indian artifacts says they 'try to be good people'
(4/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- To say Jim Schuppert collects some unusual things is an understatement. On Tuesday afternoon, he showed off a sampling of nontraditional artwork. "My...
article House Ways and Means panel to hear Gary casino move bill
(4/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- An Indiana House panel is set to take up a bill that would allow one of Gary’s casinos to move to Terre Haute. The House Ways and Means Committee will hold...
article Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones takes plea deal in casino incident; video sheds light on accusations
(4/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- New video has emerged in the case of a former Cincinnati Bengal who got into trouble at a southeastern Indiana casino. Adam “Pacman” Jones...
article Horseshoe Casino looks to attract families by granting kids access to celebrity chef restaurants
(4/1/2019)
(Indiana) -- When Giada de Laurentiis was planning GDL by Giada, her restaurant inside the Horseshoe Casino, she envisioned it as a family-friendly spot.
article Eiteljorg museum leads celebration of the novel 'True Grit'
(4/1/2019)
(Indiana) -- A museum in downtown Indianapolis devoted to Western art is leading a two-month celebration of the classic Western novel "True Grit."
article Tribe asks to void day for Wayne
(3/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma wants the Fort Wayne City Council to rescind its decision to declare July 16 as Gen. “Mad” Anthony Wayne Day. The Fort Wayne...
article Q&A: Purdue's Terese Mailhot caps ‘nonstop’ year with Whiting Award for emerging writers
(3/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- It’s been quite a run in the past few weeks for Purdue professor Terese Mailhot and her debut New York Times best-seller, “Heart Berries....
article Councilman stands by 'Anthony Wayne Day' resolution despite opposition from tribe
(3/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Fort Wayne's namesake is getting his own day this summer, but that is not sitting well with some people. Last month, the Fort Wayne City Council voted six...
article Wanted man tackled at Horseshoe Casino; suspected in home invasion, kidnapping, police say
(3/23/2019)
(Indiana) -- A man described as armed and dangerous by police was tackled at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. Giovanni Castrejon, 26, of Chicago, was wanted for armed home...
article Casino Arrests “Pacman” Jones For Allegedly Cheating, Calls Security A “B*tch Ass N*gga”
(3/6/2019)
(Indiana) -- Either trouble has a habit of finding Adam “Pacman” Jones wherever he goes or he really does look for the drama because he stays getting into...
article The F.B.I. Is Trying to Return Thousands of Stolen Artifacts, Including Native American Burial Remains
(3/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- Five years ago, F.B.I. agents descended on a house in rural Indiana packed with ancient artifacts unlawfully obtained by the home’s owner, 91-year-old...
article Why Graverobbers Won't Leave Native American Burial Sites Alone
(3/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- FBI agents searching an Indiana house in 2014 were shocked to discover a hoard of 2,000 human bones likely stolen from Native American graves. The bureau,...
article COLUMN: Progressive betting strategies for slot players
(2/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- Progressive betting systems by their very nature are fraught with danger, especially for average recreational gaming enthusiasts on a budget, because they...
article FBI raid produces thousands of stolen Native American bones in 91-year-old missionary's Indiana home
(2/27/2019)
(Indiana) -- By all accounts, the amateur museum that Donald C. Miller ran out of his home in the cornfields of central Indiana wasn’t exactly a secret. Newspaper...
article While seizing thousands of artifacts from an Indiana home, FBI makes "staggering" discovery
(2/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- When the FBI showed up at Don Miller's home in rural Indiana in 2014 to seize part of his vast personal collection of artifacts, it was a shock for...
article Man went to casino while young kids wandered streets, prosecutor says
(2/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- A 29-year-old man faces several charges, accused of leaving two young children home alone while he bought cigarettes and went to a nearby casino. Jarad...

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