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article UPDATE: Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino hotel closure likely to last days
(2/21/2018)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana has closed its hotel due to rising Ohio River levels and likely won't open for several days. As Southern Indiana awaits 3 to...
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Indiana Gaming

article Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino closes hotel amid threat of flooding
(2/20/2018)
(Indiana) -- As the water levels continue to rise on the Ohio River, the Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino and Hotel has temporarily closed the hotel. The hotel,...
article License approved for casino outside Derry Township
(1/25/2018)
(Indiana) -- The operator of a suburban Philadelphia casino is part of a joint venture that has won an auction to build a Category 4 or mini-casino in — or, more...
article MARSH: Misleading report about Indiana's new tribal casino
(1/20/2018)
(Indiana) -- I just finished reading an article at jconline.com on the first “tribal” casino in the state. It was one of the most slanted, irresponsible...
article Horseshoe Casino takes key step to move gambling to land
(1/17/2018)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino has a taken key step toward possibly moving its gambling operation inland. The proposal calls for an 81,000-square-foot...
article Casino interests gave to Indiana's Rokita as he pushed bill
(1/11/2018)
(Indiana) -- An Indiana congressman who has made repeated calls to "drain the swamp" in Washington collected more than $160,000 in campaign contributions from...
article Casinos end 2017 on an even keel
(1/10/2018)
(Indiana) -- Northwest Indiana's casinos closed 2017 with a strong December that left gaming revenue for the year essentially level with 2016. A December win of $74....
article Caesars' Hoosier Park 
purchase clears hurdle
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Entertainment's purchase of Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville cleared a federal...
article Indiana bill would give sports leagues 1% of betting handle
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- A new sports betting bill in Indiana is proof that (a) politicians are clueless about gambling, and (b) sports leagues are evil. Monday saw Indiana Rep....
article Indiana House bill includes 1 percent ‘integrity fee’ for NBA, MLB
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- The NBA and Major League Baseball are asking for a piece of the action in an Indiana bill that aims to legalize sports betting, according to an Indiana...
article Lawmaker On New Indiana Sports Betting Bill: ‘Extremely Shortsighted’ If Online Wagering Not In Final Law
(1/6/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana is quickly gearing up its attempt to legalize sports betting in the state, as bills will formally be introduced in the state legislature on Monday.
10 Total Articles on this Issue

South Bend Casino

article Report shows Four Winds South Bend casino opening had little impact on Northwest Indiana
(2/12/2018)
(Indiana) -- According to the monthly revenues report released by the Indiana Gaming Commission for January, Northwest Indiana's five casinos collectively took in a...
article Casinos feel Four Winds' impact
(2/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- Northwest Indiana's casinos felt the first wave of competition from the new Four Winds South Bend in January, but weathered it well with a drop in...
article Gaming report shows little impact from new casino's opening
(2/8/2018)
(Indiana) -- A combined one-two punch of bitter cold weather and a new casino opening an hour away failed to deliver a big blow to the area's five casinos in January...
article Indiana's First Tribal Casino Opens To Gamblers
(1/26/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s newest casino opened last week, and it was also a first for the state. The Four Winds Casino South Bend, which kicked of its games on Jan....
article Four Winds South Bend Opens
(1/22/2018)
(Indiana) -- The new Four Winds Casino South Bend in Indiana, owned by the Dowagiac, Michigan-based Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, opened January 16 in a ceremony...
article Four Winds South Bend Casino officially opens
(1/18/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians celebrated the grand opening of the tribe's Four Winds South Bend Casino in South Bend on Tuesday, 16 January...
article Experts say new South Bend casino could bring challenges for other casinos
(1/17/2018)
(Indiana) -- Area casinos have a little competition. South Bend's Four Winds Casino opened Tuesday, but experts say that new facility could make things harder for...
article Four Winds South Bend casino opens on city’s southwest side
(1/17/2018)
(Indiana) -- Complete with drum circle and a small procession of tribe members carrying flags, Indiana’s first tribal casino celebrated its grand opening Tuesday...
article Indiana’s Commercial Casinos Could Take Hit Following Opening of Tribal Venue
(1/17/2018)
(Indiana) -- The opening of the Four Winds Casino South Bend on Tuesday was an exciting moment for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, who now operate the first...
article Thousands flock to Four Winds opening
(1/16/2018)
(Indiana) -- Thousands flocked to the new Four Winds Casino in South Bend for opening night. At one point, Four Winds COO Frank Freedman estimated that more than 3,000...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Payday Loans

article House advances 'hillbilly venture capital' bill pushed by payday loan industry
(2/1/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana House on Wednesday evening voted to approve a bill favored by the payday loan industry that advocates say would allow people with poor credit...
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Pokagon Band

article Indiana's first Native American owned casino opens
(1/31/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened Indiana’s first Native American-owned and operated casino early this month. Located on 166 acres of...
article Congested traffic surrounds South Bend casino on opening day
(1/16/2018)
(Indiana) -- Getting in and out of the new Four Winds Casino in South Bend seemed to be the biggest problem Tuesday. A line of cars was bumper-to-bumper Tuesday as...
article Four Winds South Bend opens, adding 1,800 games to state's casino inventory
(1/16/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened its new Four Winds Casino in South Bend on Tuesday after a ribbon cutting ceremony during which more than 300...
article Indiana's newest casino — and first tribal casino — is now open in South Bend
(1/16/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana's newest casino, the Four Winds Casino in South Bend, opened its doors on Tuesday. The first tribal casino in Indiana is being run by the...
article South Bend Casino Opens As First Indiana Tribal Casino
(1/16/2018)
(Indiana) -- South Bend is now home to Indiana’s first tribal casino. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians celebrated the grand opening of the Four Winds Casino...
article South Bend's Four Winds Casino opens as first tribal casino in Indiana
(1/16/2018)
(Indiana) -- The wait is over, Four Winds Casino South Bend officially opened Tuesday. It's been a little over a year since crews broke ground, but leaders say it...
article Ribbon Cutting For South Bend Casino
(1/15/2018)
(Indiana) -- Four Winds South Bend will open Tuesday. The state's newest casino is part of a $400 million planned investment that also includes a tribal village on...
article Tribal casino's opening may hurt state revenue
(1/15/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana's beleaguered casino industry faces more turbulence with the opening of the state's first tribal casino in South Bend, which could lure...
article Four Winds casino in South Bend will shake up gaming industry
(1/14/2018)
(Indiana) -- Four Winds South Bend, the state’s first tribal casino, brings a new level of competition to the state’s gaming market. As a sovereign tribe,...
article Why no table games at new South Bend casino?
(1/14/2018)
(Indiana) -- For those who head to opening night at Four Winds on Tuesday, a question may arise. Why doesn’t Four Winds South Bend have table games? Within the...
article Local restaurants look to keep up with Four Winds South Bend restaurants
(1/14/2018)
(Indiana) -- Opening even one restaurant right now is a tenuous proposition, let alone four as the Four Winds Casino South Bend will do this week. Other local...
article New tribal casino ramping up Indiana gambling competition
(1/13/2018)
(Indiana) -- The opening of Indiana’s first tribal casino in South Bend poses additional problems for the state’s existing casinos that have seen big revenue...
article New South Bend casino opening Tuesday
(1/10/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana's newest casino is set to open in less than a week. Four Winds South Bend will officially open its doors Tuesday at 4 p.m. The casino is owned...
article A sneak peek into South Bend's Four Winds Casino
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- One week from Tuesday, the Four Winds Casino in South Bend officially opens. It was only about a year ago that crews broke ground on the land.
article Get a look inside the new Four Winds South Bend casino
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Four Winds South Bend casino is set to open to the public on Jan. 16. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced Tuesday, Jan. 9, that it will...
article New South Bend casino set to open
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- More than five years after the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced plans to build a casino northern Indiana, Four Winds South Bend stands ready to...
article Indiana’s first Native American owned and operated casino to open Jan. 16
(1/4/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians have announced that the tribe’s new $400 million Four Winds South Bend casino located at 3300 Prairie Road will...
article Pokagon casino to open in South Bend [sub req'd]
(1/4/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open its new Four Winds Casino on Jan. 16 in South Bend. The tribe’s newest property, located on 166 acres...
article Four Winds Casino prepares for influx of traffic
(1/3/2018)
(Indiana) -- It's been years in the making, but the end is finally in sight. South Bend's Four Winds Casino will open in less than two weeks on January 16. The...
article Native American Tribe Opens First Indiana Tribal Casino Mid-January
(1/3/2018)
(Indiana) -- The City of South Bend, Indiana is expected to have its first tribal casino which is managed by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. The expected opening...
20 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Why Indiana is suddenly the center of the sports betting world's focus
(1/20/2018)
(Indiana) -- While the gambling world awaits the United States Supreme Court's ruling in the New Jersey case and whether single-game sports betting will be legal...
article FEIGENBAUM: Sports betting could mean millions for state coffers
(1/19/2018)
(Indiana) -- Ed FeigenbaumIndiana’s 13 gambling properties largely enjoyed a profitable 2017, with win—the casino’s take from all wagering—of...
article Indiana’s legal sports betting bill draws criticism from American Gambling Association
(1/11/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana lawmakers have put forward proposals which prepare the ground for legalized sports betting in the state, joining more than a dozen other states also...
article Indiana betting integrity fee equivalent to 39.3% revenue tax
(1/10/2018)
(Indiana) -- Gambling industry stakeholders are pushing back against an Indiana legislator’s plan to impose a punitive ‘integrity fee’ on legal sports...
article New Version Of Indiana Sports Betting Bill Includes Hefty ‘Integrity Fee’ Paid To Sports Leagues
(1/8/2018)
(Indiana) -- A bill that would legalize and regulate sports betting in Indiana includes a fee on all money wagered in the state that would be paid to sports leagues to...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Labor & Tribes

article Bangert: Casino money: Washington as usual for Todd Rokita?
(1/12/2018)
(Indiana) -- The folks at Hoosiers for Rokita were cringing this week when a signature legislative win for U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita turned back on him with the sort of...
1 Article on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article AGA Statement on Proposed Indiana Sports Betting Legislation
(1/9/2018)
(Indiana) -- Indiana State Representative Alan Morrison has introduced a bill that would legalize sports betting if the federal ban – the Professional and Amateur...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article As Esports Industry Booms, Some Colleges Launch Varsity Teams
(1/7/2018)
(Indiana) -- The competitive video game industry, known as esports, is booming. As it continues to surpass growth projections, some college athletics programs are...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Sam Durant and Anne Ellegood reflect on being in the hot seat of museum controversies
(2/23/2018)
(Indiana) -- It has been more than six months since the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis faced an overdose of art-world controversy: Native American protests over Sam...
article Spa Blu at Blue Chip Casino Brings Relaxation and Luxury to Northwest Indiana
(1/18/2018)
(Indiana) -- Spa Blu at the Blue Chip Casino is a hidden gem in Northwest Indiana. Boasting a variety of services and well selected products, the spa offers a unique,...
article ‘Cowboys and Indians’ homecoming theme day questioned at Hauser
(1/17/2018)
(Indiana) -- A “Cowboys and Indians” theme for a homecoming dress-up day and game at Hauser High School has generated some dissent on social media about its...
article Solution on the Horizon for Crashes at Casino Intersection
(1/12/2018)
(Indiana) -- One Lewiston area notorious for crashes could have a potential solution by the end of summer. For years now the intersection of Highway 95 and Nez Perce...
article IU’s Caleb King Represents a New Generation of Native American Identity
(1/4/2018)
(Indiana) -- Though only a freshman majoring in healthcare management and public affairs at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington, Alaskan Native American student Caleb...
article New products support tribe students; promote university and tribe unity
(12/11/2017)
(Indiana) -- Within a recently signed agreement between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University, the Myaamia Heritage Collection product line has been created...
article OP/ED: Give casino deal a thorough review
(11/24/2017)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Entertainment emerged from bankruptcy just last month with more cash to spend, and it’s interesting that its first post-bankruptcy acquisition...
article Eiteljorg exhibit focuses on Native American art
(11/23/2017)
(Indiana) -- Native American art immediately brings to mind a particular type of imagery. But Native American art isn’t confined to the past. A modern crop of...
article Hamilton County responds to Native American artifact controversy
(11/21/2017)
(Indiana) -- Hamilton County Parks and Recreation officials are responding to news that they unearthed human remains from Native American burial sites and withheld...
article Miami Nation: Alexandria intermediate students get close-up history lesson
(11/19/2017)
(Indiana) -- Dani Tippmann held up a deer pelt for the third- and fourth-graders in Megan Nolan’s class at Alexandria-Monroe Intermediate School.
article LOU'S VIEWS: 'Native Art Now!' thought-provoking, flush with variety
(11/18/2017)
(Indiana) -- With its fur falling off, its limbs wrapped to hold it together, and loaded with bundles on its back, a fox trudges forward. A hand-beaded, text-and-image-...
article Exhibition Showcases Nation’s Best
(11/15/2017)
(Indiana) -- A new traveling exhibition of some of the best contemporary Native American artworks of the past 25 years, “Native Art Now!” recently opened at the...
article Sharing heritage / Alaskan freshman hopes to provide better health care for indigenous population
(11/13/2017)
(Indiana) -- This story is part of a series of profiles of students of Native American heritage at IU. This series is meant to celebrate Native American Heritage Month,...
article Feds Fine Indiana County Over Native American Gravesite Dig
(11/13/2017)
(Indiana) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior is fining a central Indiana county for violating a federal law aimed at protecting Native American gravesites.
article Hamilton County Parks fined for archaeological digs into Native American graves
(11/13/2017)
(Indiana) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has fined the Hamilton County Parks Department for violating a federal law designed to protect Native American graves.
article Bygone Muncie: The White River has gone by many names
(11/12/2017)
(Indiana) -- Many place names in our county originate from the Native American forebearers who once lived here. Delaware County, of course, referenced the English name...
article Closed Evansville, Indiana, casino riverboat heading for New Orleans
(11/4/2017)
(Indiana) -- The recently closed Evansville casino riverboat has left its longtime Ohio River dock and will be making its way to New Orleans.
article Evansville riverboat casino closes after 22 years
(10/16/2017)
(Indiana) -- After 22 years of continuous operation, the floating casino formerly known as Casino Aztar officially closed on Monday morning at 5:59.
article Tropicana Evansville closes riverboat, moves machines to land-based casino
(10/16/2017)
(Indiana) -- Indiana's first riverboat casino is now closed and we are just four days from the opening of Tropicana Evansville's new land-based casino.
article Alumnus’ gift of thousands of historic word books establish the ISU collection as finest in Western Hemipshere
(10/15/2017)
(Indiana) -- As a young girl, Barbara Cordell quietly toted boxes of dictionaries into the house from her father’s car. Warren Cordell had become a passionate collector...

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