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article Southern Indiana casino raises stakes for Louisville-area gambling scene
(12/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Like a Black Friday crowd at a big-box store, hundreds of customers streamed into the new, $90 million Caesars Southern Indiana casino on Thursday. Among...
article Caesars debuts new $90 million land-based casino in Southern Indiana
(12/14/2019)
(Indiana) -- Las Vegas gambling giant Caesars Entertainment unveiled its new $90 million land-based casino Thursday in Harrison County, Indiana, marking a new era as the...
article November Revenue Beats Estimates
(12/14/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana revenue exceeded the most recent projections in November. The Indiana State Budget Agency says General Fund revenues totaled more than $1.1 billion...
article Indiana sports betting grows ‘exponentially’ in November
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- Three months into legalized sports betting in the Hoosier state, Indiana’s sportsbook continues to aggressively grow, according to gaming industry...
article Indiana sports betting handle goes beyond $100m in November
(12/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana‘s online and retail sportsbooks took more than $100m in bets in a month for the first time, as online betting continued to rapidly gain...
article Sports wagering continues growing in popularity in Indiana
(12/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- Interest in sports wagering continues to surge in Indiana, three months after sports bets were legalized at Hoosier State casinos, off-track betting...
article Horseshoe Southern Indiana casino is reopening with a new name. What else is changing?
(12/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- The ship has sailed for Horseshoe Southern Indiana. The riverboat casino 14 miles downriver from Louisville just closed its doors on Monday. But do not...
article POV: Caesars has been a good neighbor in southern Indiana
(12/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- Twenty years ago “The Boat” sailed into southern Indiana, but not everyone was in favor. Moral high-grounders protested gambling. These...
article State Could Approve New Terre Haute Casino Early Next Year
(12/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana officials could give their approval for a new casino in Terre Haute sometime early next year. Indianapolis-based Spectacle Entertainment was the...
article Indiana Regulators Could OK Terre Haute Casino in Early 2020
(12/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana casino regulators could approve the development of a new casino in Terre Haute, Vigo County in the first quarter of 2020, news emerged this week....
article Latest Indiana news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EST
(12/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana officials could give the go ahead for a new casino in Terre Haute sometime early next year. Indianapolis-based Spectacle Entertainment was the only...
article State could approve new Terre Haute casino early next year
(12/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana officials could give the go ahead for a new casino in Terre Haute sometime early next year. Indianapolis-based Spectacle Entertainment was the only...
article Slot machine bonus rounds keep players coming back for more
(12/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- There’s no doubt about it when you take a tour of any casino floor: The primary appeal of today's video slots is the anticipation of getting into...
article Gary casino owner only applicant for state approval to operate new Terre Haute casino
(12/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- The owner of Gary's Majestic Star casinos on Lake Michigan, and its future land-based Hard Rock Casino, is likely to be selected to develop a new casino...
article Indiana Gaming Commission to review Spectacle's Vigo County casino proposal
(12/3/2019)
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Entertainment is a gaming operator with local ties here in Vigo County through businessman Greg Gibson. The company was the only one to apply for...
article Spectacle Only Company to Apply for Terre Haute, Indiana Casino License
(12/3/2019)
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Jack LLC submitted its application on Monday afternoon to operate a land-based casino in Vigo County, Ind., located roughly an hour west of...
article Spectacle is lone applicant for casino license
(12/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Jack LLC filed the only application for a Vigo County casino as of today's deadline, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission. “No...
article Year in Review: Transformative year for casino industry
(12/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- The past 12 months have seen more transformative change to Indiana's gaming industry than perhaps any year since casinos first were legalized in the...
article Commissioners vote in support of LDA for proposed casino
(12/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- An agreement, for a proposed casino in Vigo County, is getting support from county commissioners. Monday morning, commissioners voted in support of an LDA,...
article Southern Indiana casino ready to move to land-based complex
(12/1/2019)
(Indiana) -- A southern Indiana casino is preparing to move its gambling operations from a decades-old riverboat to a new land-based casino complex. Horseshoe Southern...
article Horseshoe Southern Indiana officially says 'Bon Voyage' to the boat
(11/30/2019)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana officially bid adieu to its iconic boat casino Saturday night. The casino hosted a "Bon Voyage" celebration in honor of...
article Hoosier Lottery Sees Record Sales, Boosts Tax Reserves
(11/29/2019)
(Indiana) -- he Hoosier Lottery is seeing record sales and sending more money than ever to Indiana’s tax reserves. Data shows that the lottery, in its 30th year,...
article CASINO SCENE: Ameristar expands land-based gaming in the pavilion
(11/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- Ameristar East Chicago, which in spring 2018 invested $6 million to move its high-limit room into a dedicated land-based position, has taken the next step...
article Gary Chamber of Commerce moves in to new home at Majestic Star Casino
(11/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Gary Chamber of Commerce has a new home. The not-for-profit organization was forced to move from its original location at 839 Broadway, the old Sears...
article More details on Vigo Co. casino shared
(11/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- Prospective Terre Haute casino operator Spectacle Entertainment on Tuesday morning briefed Vigo County officials on a proposed $125 million casino that...
article Horseshoe prepares to say goodbye to the 'Boat'
(11/27/2019)
(Indiana) -- When the idea of bringing a casino to Southern Indiana emerged, there was a lot of uncertainty among the local population. Much of the region's history...
article Officials share new casino details
(11/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- Prospective Terre Haute casino operator Spectacle Entertainment this morning briefed Vigo County officials on a proposed $125 million casino that would be...
article Covers Media Group licensed to expand partnerships in Indiana
(11/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- Online sports publishing firm Covers Media Group, the corporate owner of Covers.com, has had its application for a Sports Wagering Registrant certificate of...
article Terre Haute Envisions ‘Tourism Hub’
(11/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Business and community leaders in Terre Haute say they are optimistic that several long-talked about projects will provide an economic spark for west...
article Sports betting takes off in Indiana, with almost $127 million wagered
(11/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- Men are lounging in easy chairs glancing at their phones while enormous overhead screens broadcast sports highlights and games throughout the new FanDuel...
article Sports betting takes off in Indiana, with almost $127 million wagered
(11/24/2019)
(Indiana) -- Men are lounging in easy chairs glancing at their phones while enormous overhead screens broadcast sports highlights and games throughout the new FanDuel...
article Mobile Sports Gambling
(11/23/2019)
(Indiana) -- Since it was legalized, sports betting has become a source of tax revenue for the state of Iowa, with much of it generated via mobile devices. But does...
article Sports betting revenue growing rapidly for Hoosier Park, other Indiana casinos
(11/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- The success of legalized sports betting in Indiana has surpassed the expectations of casino owners and legislators in its first two months and provided...
33 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Caesars Southern Indiana casino and sportsbook opens for business
(12/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- The new $90m Caesars Southern Indiana casino has officially opened this week, replacing the 21-year-old riverboat casino that operated as Horseshoe Southern...
article $90 Million Caesars Southern Indiana Casino Now Open to the Public
(12/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- Officials with Caesars Southern Indiana today celebrated the grand opening of the new $90 million land-based casino – part of the internationally-...
article $90 million Caesars Southern Indiana casino officially open
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Southern Indiana celebrated their grand opening of the new $90 million land-based casino which is part of the internationally-known Caesars gaming...
article Caesars debuts new $90 million land-based casino in Southern Indiana
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- Las Vegas gambling giant Caesars Entertainment unveiled its new $90 million land-based casino Thursday in Harrison County, Indiana, marking a new era as the...
article Caesars Southern Indiana's new $90 million casino opens for business
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Southern Indiana's new $90 million casino is open for business. New games, modern amenities and a sports book highlight the new land-based...
article No more boat: New land-based casino now open in southern Indiana
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- This week, gamblers said goodbye to Horseshoe Southern Indiana's 21-year-old riverboat. But on Thursday, a new $90 million land-based casino takes its...
article IMAGES | Caesars Southern Indiana's new $90 million casino opens for business
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hundreds of people streamed into the new, $90 million land-based Caesars Southern Indiana casino on Thursday, saddling up to blackjack tables, slot machines...
article Look inside the new Caesars' Casino in Southern Indiana
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Southern Indiana officially opened its new $90 million dollar land-based casino on Thursday after 21 years of being a riverboat operation.
article Riverboat closes as Caesar's prepares to open state-of-the-art casino Dec. 12
(12/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- It's out with the old and in with the new at southern Indiana's casino. The Glory of Rome riverboat closed for good before dawn Monday, making way...
article World's largest gambling riverboat has a farewell party, rebranded Caesars casino readies to open
(12/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Several people turned out for the ‘Bon Voyage Party’ on Saturday night, which recognized Horseshoe Southern Indiana’s history as a...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Spectacle starts work on Gary Hard Rock Casino site
(12/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- In moving ground and clearing debris at the site of the future Hard Rock Cafe Casino in Gary while the owners await regulatory approval on financing the $...
article Casino firm still pursuing land for Hard Rock project; NISPCO site work underway
(11/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- John Keeler, Spectacle Entertainment vice president and general counsel, said the company continues to assemble all the land desired for the city's...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pokagon Band

article New app teaches the Potawatomi language spoken by Indiana's only federally recognized tribe
(11/29/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hoosiers looking to really get into the Thanksgiving spirit, or just generally interested in broadening their cultural knowledge, now can learn the language...
article Pokagon Band and Four Winds Casino donate Thanksgiving meals to families in need
(11/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and Four Winds Casino gave out free meals on Tuesday to families in need so that the community can celebrate Thanksgiving....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Thanksgiving

article Native Americans want to change how Thanksgiving is taught
(11/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- Thanksgiving for a lot of people means being with family, giving thanks and lots of food. But it’s a tradition many Native Americans find problematic...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Gaming

article Bloomington grants LuLu's Pizza a liquor license and guarantee for a city gambling license
(11/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- The City Council has approved a liquor license for a proposed pizzeria along with an agreement that guarantees them a local video gambling license.
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Indiana and Pennsylvania Post Strong October Revenue Figures
(11/21/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana and Pennsylvania’s sports betting market continues to prosper as the sportsbooks in both states enjoyed surging revenue numbers in October, as they...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Minority women write Indianapolis theater series
(12/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana Repertory Theatre is featuring productions written by minority women. A goal of the INclusion Series is to give the audience a look at minority life...
article Native Americans lived in Marion Township
(11/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- I found reading what Alma Martin wrote about the evidence of Native Americans living in Clinton Township (in what is now Smyrna) very interesting. Mind you...
article A yuuuge deal: Buy the Gary casino boat that Donald Trump built
(11/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- If Donald Trump ever decides he wants to revive the tradition of a presidential yacht, he now can acquire a yuuuge boat he already knows well — on the cheap.
article Spectacle Entertainment helps with clean up in Gary
(11/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- Majestic Star Casino and parent company Spectacle Entertainment assisted in the City of Gary’s “Blight Buster Day” cleanup on Saturday,...
article Newburgh Town Council proclaims November ‘Native American Indian Month’
(11/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Newburgh Town Council has proclaimed the month of November ‘Native American Indian Month’ to honor Native American heritage. On Friday morning, Councilwoman...
article “Our culture is rooted here, our people are buried here”: Miami Indian Tribe descendants educate community
(11/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Descendants of the Miami Indian Tribe held an event to teach the public about their heritage, Saturday. The 28th annual Trader’s Day event was held at the...
article Indiana GOP aiming to take some mayor offices from Democrats
(11/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana Republicans are pressing to snatch control of some Indiana mayoral offices from Democrats and further boost the GOP's political dominance in the...
article The casino: Yes or no?
(11/2/2019)
(Indiana) -- The public on Tuesday gets its chance to say yes or no to a casino for Vigo County. With a simple question on the ballot — “Shall inland casino gambling be...
article PFW conference highlights push to rescue native languages
(10/31/2019)
(Indiana) -- Amy Kalili's father is part Hawaiian, but she didn't grow up speaking the language at home. And, where she lived, in Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island...
article Mom of teen expelled over fight caught on video files complaint against school
(10/30/2019)
(Indiana) -- An Indiana mother has filed a formal complaint against a school district alleging they failed to address bullying, racism and her son’s special needs.
article Mom says school could have prevented classroom fight caught on video
(10/29/2019)
(Indiana) -- A Noblesville mother has filed a formal complaint against the school district alleging they failed to address bullying, racism and her son’s special needs....
article Players struck by Blue Chip's new 'Lightning Link' slot lounge
(10/24/2019)
(Indiana) -- The competition among the world’s slot machine manufacturers is fierce. The common goal is to see their product line occupy as much space in the...
article Church and tribal leaders gather for Native American anti-poverty summit
(10/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- An anti-poverty summit that took place at the University of Notre Dame Oct. 15-17 brought together American Indian tribal leaders from around the country to...
article Indiana University Research Center Helps Preserve Native American Language, Culture
(10/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana University professors are working to prevent the extinction of an indigenous tribe’s native language. The American Indian Studies Research...
article How Is Sports Betting in Indiana Going So Far?
(10/14/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission says the opening month of sports betting at Indiana Casinos attracted $34.5 million in wagers. Sports betting at casinos...
article Indiana Grand Jockeys Raise $3,100 To Support Breast Cancer Care
(10/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana Grand's Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys came together to support Pink Out Night at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Saturday, Oct. 12 in...
article Purdue about to ban sports betting for faculty, staff; here's how one NCAA school did it
(10/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- Since Purdue President Mitch Daniels first hinted three weeks that the university was on the verge of telling staff, faculty and, potentially, 44,551...
article Riverboat casino revenues continue to tumble
(9/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- While overall state funds continue to grow, one revenue source in particular is down: Riverboat casinos. Revenues from the state’s 10 casinos was down...
article ‘We’re the ones who welcomed Fr. Badin’: Pokagon members reflect on Notre Dame’s history with the tribe
(9/16/2019)
(Indiana) -- For many Notre Dame students, the city of South Bend is simply known as the area surrounding the University. But, the general region of South Bend is also...
article Rockport pow wow brings friends, family together to celebrate Native American cultures
(9/16/2019)
(Indiana) -- Around twenty people dressed in brightly colored regalia are lined up near the edge of a patch of grass nestled between ball fields at the city park.

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