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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock has a happy holiday season at the slots and tables

Holiday shoppers and new year's revelers made time to try their luck at Northwest Indiana's casinos in December in between gatherings with family and friends. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana last month tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the…
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Hard Rock has a happy holiday season at the slots and tables
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Indiana Online Casino Could Make $2 Billion in Three Years

Indiana could generate about $2 billion in revenue over three years if it expands igaming, according to Spectrum Gaming Group. The legalization of online casino and poker would have "little impact" on land-based casinos and could create numerous jobs. Spectrum Gaming used data from six other states to make its predictions, using three different…
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Indiana Online Casino Could Make $2 Billion in Three Years
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Study Makes Case for Online Casino Wagering in Indiana

Indiana gaming regulators are evaluating the potential inclusion of internet casino wagering. The Indiana Gaming Commission has teamed up with Spectrum Gaming Group to deliver an updated study on the potential impact of internet casino gaming in the Hoosier State. In 2022, the IGC summoned Spectrum to conduct a study on iGaming in Indiana and, a…
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Study Makes Case for Online Casino Wagering in Indiana
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Terre Haute Casino Resort set to open April 5

Terre Haute's new casino is scheduled to open April 5, with the adjacent hotel to open May 15. The Terre Haute Casino Resort, which is owned by Churchhill Downs, posted the opening dates on its Facebook page Monday afternoon. The casino grand opening celebration is set for 10:30 a.m. April 5. Thereafter, the casino will be open 24/7. The casino and…
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Terre Haute Casino Resort set to open April 5
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Slots Drag Indiana Casino Revenue Below $200M For November

A sharp decline in revenue from slots and EGD play contributed to the end of a four-month run of casino revenue above $200 million in Indiana, according to November figures released by the Indiana Gaming Commission. The overall win of nearly $196.2 million last month was 5.5% off October's total of $207.6 million and the lowest since February's…
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Slots Drag Indiana Casino Revenue Below $200M For November
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Chicago casino attendance, revenue still below opening month

The new casino in downtown Chicago, after nearly three full months in business, has yet to become the tourist mecca or gambling emporium its supporters hoped it would be. Data released by the Illinois Gaming Board Thursday show November attendance and revenue at Bally's Chicago were relatively unchanged compared to the casino's October…
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Chicago casino attendance, revenue still below opening month
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With gambling legislation on pause, some push for reform

The leaders of the Statehouse's dual Republican supermajorities have been clear: after recent gambling industry scandals involving former lawmakers, next year's legislative session will include no expansion. That's prompted a divided response over what to do instead. It's a chance for reform, some government transparency and ethics advocates say.…
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Indiana Legislature Rules Out Internet Casino Gaming In 2024

The conviction of a former Indiana state legislator on bribery charges related to a 2019 gaming bill has led to a pause on any bills for online casino gaming to be heard in the Hoosier State for 2024. Former Indiana Rep. Sean Eberhart agreed to plead guilty this month to a federal charge of conspiracy to commit honest services fraud filed by the…
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Indiana Legislature Rules Out Internet Casino Gaming In 2024
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Indiana casinos experience eighth consecutive month of Y-o-Y revenue decline in October

Indiana's gambling industry continues to witness a persistent downward trend in revenue, with October marking the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year drops for the state's 12 casinos. While the overall financial outlook remains subdued, a contrasting surge in sports betting activity was observed last month, with handle increasing by 6.3%…
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Hard Rock hits two years as Indiana's top-earning casino

GARY - Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has at least one thing in common with Taylor Swift. They're both always at the top of the charts. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in October once again tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos in the…
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Hard Rock hits two years as Indiana's top-earning casino
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Chicago casino daily attendance, win dips in second month

Has luck already run out for the new casino in downtown Chicago? Data recently released by the Illinois Gaming Board show Bally's Chicago saw fewer people wagering less money on a daily basis in October compared to its partial first month of operations in September. Altogether, Bally's tallied 83113 guests at its Medinah Temple gaming facility in…
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Chicago casino daily attendance, win dips in second month
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Alleged cheats at Bally's casino in Evansville arrested

EVANSVILLE - Two separate investigations by the Indiana Gaming Commission netted two arrests in Evansville this week, both of which involved alleged schemes to cheat at Bally's Casino & Hotel. The first arrest occurred Monday when officers booked 42-year-old Luis Manuel Garcia Segoviano at the Vanderburgh County jail on one count of cheating at…
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Analyst Sees No Basis For ICasino Cannibalization Fears

Gaming industry analyst Matt Roob has heard plenty of concerns raised in recent years about how legalizing online casinos could cannibalize revenue from brick-and-mortar properties, but he's yet to see the evidence of it occurring. Instead, the senior vice president of financial analysis for the independent Spectrum Gaming Group has found plenty of…
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Analyst Sees No Basis For ICasino Cannibalization Fears
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Baccarat remains top casino table game in Indiana

Baccarat was the most popular table game at Indiana casinos during the 2023 state budget year - displacing the long-running favorite, blackjack, for a second consecutive year. The Indiana Gaming Commission's (IGC) recently released annual report shows $673.2 million was wagered on baccarat in Hoosier State casinos between July 1, 2022, and June 30,…
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Baccarat remains top casino table game in Indiana
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Gaming commission: Franklin man managed illegal online gambling operation

A Franklin man is facing criminal charges after gaming officials say he made over $170000 while managing illegal online poker games. Matthew Wayne Nix, 46, is charged with professional gambling over the internet, a Level 6 felony, for participating in and managing an illegal online gambling operation from Feb. 1, 2022, to April 30, 2023. He was…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Volume continues increasing at Hard Rock Casino

The last full month of summer was a tough one for Northwest Indiana's four casinos - even before the new downtown Chicago casino opened last week. Data released Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show each Region gaming destination last month failed to increase its "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, compared to August…
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Volume continues increasing at Hard Rock Casino
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Hard Rock remains Indiana's most popular casino in July

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has maintained its position as the state's top earning casino for nearly two full years. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in July once again tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos in the Hoosier State for…
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Hard Rock remains Indiana's most popular casino in July
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Hard Rock a hit with Indiana casino-goers in June

Exciting games, delicious dining and a packed entertainment schedule continue to push the volume ever higher at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in June once again tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial…
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Hard Rock a hit with Indiana casino-goers in June
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Indiana Casino in Terre Haute Breaks Ground for Projected 2023 Opening

The latest Indiana casino project is officially underway. In November 2021, Churchill Downs Inc. was awarded the right to develop a casino in Terre Haute in western Indiana, near the Illinois border. On Tuesday, groundbreaking was held for that project, the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort, as local dignitaries attended. According to a release in…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Lucky players, lower volumes reduce Region casino earnings in May

May was a tough month for Northwest Indiana's four commercial casinos. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show each Region gaming destination last month failed to increase its "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, compared to May 2022. Even the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, which consistently has bested…
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Lucky players, lower volumes reduce Region casino earnings in May
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Hard Rock Casino records highest monthly earnings ever in March

The Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana earned more money in March than any month since opening its doors nearly two years ago. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in March tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos in the state for a 18th…
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Hard Rock Casino records highest monthly earnings ever in March
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Where to Play Online Casino Games in Indiana

As one of the states with legal online gambling, Indiana offers plenty of options for players who want to enjoy online casino games. With so many choices, however, it can be challenging to know where to begin. In this article, we'll explore some of the best places to play online casino games in Indiana. BetMGM is one of the most popular Indiana…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock Casino hits all the right notes in February

The Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana continues to be a hit. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in February tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos in the state for a 17th consecutive month. Hard Rock recorded $34.4 million in win last month…
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Hard Rock Casino hits all the right notes in February
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Gaming board accepts Terre Haute casino financing plan

The Indiana Gaming Commission Thursday approved the financing plan for Churchill Downs Inc.'s casino in Terre Haute, construction of which is underway., Financing was filed under confidential details with the commission. Churchill Downs broke ground on the Terre Haute Casino Resort on June 21, 2022. The project, which will cost about $290 million,…
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Online casino gambling appears off the table for this legislative session

The third time was not a charm for a bill to legalize online casino gambling in Indiana. It failed to gain traction in the Legislature for a third consecutive year despite earlier optimism about its prospects. House Bill 1536, authored by Rep. Ethan Manning, R-Logansport, would have allowed Hoosiers to play lottery and online casino games on their…
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Online casino gambling appears off the table this legislative session

The third time was not a charm for a bill to legalize online casino gambling in Indiana. It failed to gain traction in the Legislature for a third consecutive year despite earlier optimism about its prospects. House Bill 1536, authored by Rep. Ethan Manning, R-Logansport, would have allowed Hoosiers to play lottery and online casino games on their…
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State Rep. Files Bill To Legalize Online Casino Gaming In Indiana

Perhaps the third time will be the charm to launch internet casino gamling in Indiana. State Rep. Ethan Manning filed House Bill 1536 on Thursday, which was given a first reading and referred to the Committee on Public Policy. If it passes, operators could offer online poker, roulette, slots, and blackjack in the Hoosier State, as well as digital…
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State Rep. Files Bill To Legalize Online Casino Gaming In Indiana
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Indiana Online Poker, Casino Would Bring in More Tax Revenue

If lawmakers decide to expand iGaming to include online casino gaming and online poker in Indiana, state and local governments would see a windfall in additional tax revenue, according to a new fiscal study by the state. Meanwhile, online poker and casino gaming would generate up to $812 million in annual revenue in the third year of legalization,…
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Indiana Online Poker, Casino Would Bring in More Tax Revenue
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock continues to be Indiana's top earning casino

They're singing "Happy Birthday" this week at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. But it might be hard to hear the tune over guests' seemingly unquenchable appetite for wagering at the Gary entertainment destination. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in April was the highest earning casino in the…
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Hard Rock is top earning Indiana casino for five straight quarters

There's no turning down the volume at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in December tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos located throughout the state for a 15th consecutive month. Hard Rock…
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Hard Rock is top earning Indiana casino for five straight quarters
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Online gambling raises concerns

Matt Bell, president and chief executive officer of the Casino Association of Indiana, says the time has come for state lawmakers to clear the way for online gaming. "I think policymakers have a moment to make a choice," he told those gathered for a recent legislative conference. Bell warned that without change, casinos could absolutely anticipate…
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Slot Surge Pushes Indiana Casino Win Over $200M For December

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported $203.9 million in casino win for the month of December, with a strong bounce-back in slot revenue pushing the Hoosier State over the $200 million mark to close out 2022. The total was a 3.9% increase from the $196.2 million in win for November - the first time it slipped below $200 million since June. Slot…
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THEIR VIEW: Online gambling raises concerns

Matt Bell, president and chief executive officer of the Casino Association of Indiana, says the time has come for state lawmakers to clear the way for online gaming. "I think policymakers have a moment to make a choice," he told those gathered for a recent legislative conference. Bell warned that without change, casinos could absolutely anticipate…
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THEIR VIEW: Online gambling raises concerns
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Expanded gaming floor ups the volume at Hard Rock Casino

An expanded gaming floor and endless entertainment options helped Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana once again outpace its rivals in the Hoosier State. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in October tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos…
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Expanded gaming floor ups the volume at Hard Rock Casino
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Legalizing online casinos lands backing of Indiana House committee chair

A rising Indiana lawmaker from Cass County will sponsor legislation to legalize online casino gambling and online lottery games, which would give Hoosiers the ability to play state lottery and casino games on their smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. Rep. Ethan Manning, a Republican from Logansport, said the bill will be similar to his…
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Legalizing online casinos lands backing of House committee chair

A rising Indiana lawmaker from Cass County will sponsor legislation to legalize online casino gambling and online lottery games, which would give Hoosiers the ability to play state lottery and casino games on their smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. Rep. Ethan Manning, a Republican from Logansport, said the bill will be similar to his…
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Lawmakers closer than ever to expanding legalized online gambling

Legal, online gaming that goes beyond sports is closer to reality for Indiana than ever before. A recent study suggests Hoosiers are likely spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year in illegal, online gambling - things like poker and slot games. Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) said more and more lawmakers are understanding the extent of what's…
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Lawmakers closer than ever to expanding legalized online gambling
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Gambling app boom fuels in-stadium fan bets

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Jason Hammer still remembers the Monday Night Miracle. Hammer was at a casino in Las Vegas with his wife, watching the Indianapolis Colts trail the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth quarter. "I've got quite a bit of cash on this game, almost to the point where my wife was going to have some serious conversations with me," he…
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Gambling app boom fuels in-stadium fan bets
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Queen of Terre Haute casino projected cost at $290 million

The cost of the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort is now projected at $290 million, up from $260 million, Ryan Jordan, senior vice president of real estate development for Churchill Downs Inc., told the Indiana Gaming Commission on Thursday. "We have not made any program changes nor reduced amenities, but we have added amenities…," Jordan told the…
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Queen of Terre Haute casino projected cost at $290 million
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Hard Rock marks one year as Indiana's top earning casino

The Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has been the Hoosier State's top-earning gaming destination for one full year. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in September tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos located throughout Indiana for a…
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Plans For Hard Rock Casino in Indiana Halted Because of Construction Costs

Despite the great success of Gary Hotel in Indiana, it won't join the group of Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana properties. The expansion plans are on hold since Hard Rock International didn't approve the hotel's construction. Delayed due to the construction costs: On Thursday, Jon Lucas, chief operating officer at Hard Rock International, spoke…
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Plans For Hard Rock Casino in Indiana Halted Because of Construction Costs
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Groundbreaking set for Terre Haute casino

After years of starts, stops and legal issues, officials in Terre Haute will Tuesday break ground on a planned $240 million casino and hotel. The Queen of Terre Haute Resort is being developed by Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDN), which officially received the license to build the casino in December. The Queen of Terre Haute Resort…
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Groundbreaking set for Terre Haute casino
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Statewide casino revenues creep up; Hard Rock remains leader

Statewide casino revenues inched up year-over-year in November after a steep decline of $7 million year-over-year in October. November revenues were about $800000 higher than the same month last year when the Indiana Gaming Commission reports the state's casinos brought in about $196.2 million in handle. The figure is up from about $195.3 million…
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Hard Rock remains Indiana's top earning casino

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is less than three weeks away from completing a full year as the Hoosier State's top-earning gaming destination. And it certainly looks like the 16-month-old casino, located adjacent to Interstate 80/94 at Burr Street in Gary, is going to make it. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show…
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Study: Indiana well-positioned to legalize iGaming

Should Indiana legalize internet casino gaming, better known as iGaming, its introduction would be a "relatively smooth process," bringing hundreds of millions in tax revenue, according to 103-page Indiana Gaming Commission report released Tuesday. That's because Indiana already broke the digital gaming barrier three years ago, when it introduced…
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Indiana Casino Revenue Ticks Down To $204 Million In September

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported $204 million in casino gaming win for September, a slight decline from the previous month. It was, however, the third consecutive month in which overall win topped $200 million. September's figure was 0.9% lower compared to August's $205.8 million collected by the state's 10 casinos and two racinos. The…
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Local business owners face gambling charges

Criminal charges involving illegal gambling and slot machines are moving forward against three Logansport residents in the Cass County Circuit Court after raids on two local businesses and an investigation by the Indiana Gaming Commission. The Logansport Police Department and the Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted Indiana Gaming Commission raids…
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Indiana Casino Win Down in May But Still Exceeds $200 Million

Indiana casinos had their win totals dip a bit in May, but the state's 12 commercial gaming facilities still combined to top $200 million for the fourth consecutive month. The total casino win includes revenue derived from table games and electronic gaming devices (EGDs, or slot machines). In May, the state's total win was $211895475. That was down…
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Indiana Casino Win Down in May But Still Exceeds $200 Million
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Indiana Casino Revenue Drops Below $200 Million For June

Indiana casinos are still raking in the bucks, but summer is seeing the state experience a slight swoon. The Hoosier State's 12 commercial casinos combined for $197197354 in total gaming win (i.e. revenue) last month. That was a 6.9% decline and also a 3.8% fall in a year-over-year comparison to June 2021 ($204.95 million). That ended a four-month…
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Indiana Casino Revenue Drops Below $200 Million For June
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Hard Rock Casino in Northern Indiana expands gaming floor

The expanded video slot floor of the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, which is located in Gary and features a total of 1240 square feet of gaming space and 65 new gaming machines, officially opened on Tuesday. The newly constructed area is located on the same property as the cafe known as Fresh Harvest. Our Recommended Indiana Online Casino Top…
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Expanded gaming floor at Hard Rock Casino debuts

GARY - Fans of the slot machines at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana now have even more "instruments" they can choose to play. The Gary casino opened its expanded slot floor Tuesday, adding 65 new machines across 1240-square feet of gaming space adjacent to the Fresh Harvest eatery. Hard Rock said the added gaming space enables it to offer slot…
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Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana opens expanded gaming floor

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, located in Gary, opened on Tuesday its expanded slot floor, featuring 65 new machines across 1240 square feet of gaming space. The added space is adjacent to the Fresh Harvest eatery. Michael Gaudreau, Hard Rock vice president of casino operations, said: " We incorporated the feedback we received from our guests…
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Indiana Casinos Generate $190 Million In Win For January

After closing 2021 with a flourish, Indiana's casinos dealt with a New Year's hangover as revenue dropped sharply to start 2022. The state's 10 casinos and two racinos reported close to $190.1 million in total win to the Indiana Gaming Commission for January. While that figure represented a year-over-year increase of 13.4% from the $167.6 million…
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Vigo casino could be ready by December 2023

Bulldozers began moving dirt shortly after a June 21 groundbreaking to start construction of the Queen of Terre Haute Resort Casino on the city's east side. Churchill Downs Inc.'s $260 million project, up from an initial $240 million, is to include a casino with 1000 slot machines and 50 table games, as well as a 10-story hotel featuring 125 luxury…
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Indiana’s top gaming venues Hard Rock, Horseshoe see slight dip in gaming revenue

Lake County was gain home to Indiana's two top-earning casinos in May with Hard Rock Casino Northwest Indiana in Gary in the No. 1 spot at $36.3 million and Horseshoe Casino Hammond at No. 2 with $28.9 million, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission monthly report. Ameristar Casino in East Chicago posted a $17.5 million win for the month. The…
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Indiana Casino Win Tails Off To $205.8 Million For August

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported statewide casino win totaling $205.8 million for August, as both table and slot revenue lagged compared to July. The overall figure represented a 6.9% decline from the claimed by the state's 10 casinos and two racinos. It was also a 1.6% year-over-year drop from the $209.3 million in win for August 2021. The…
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Coming to a State Near You, Online Casinos

There have long been issues surrounding online sportsbooks and casinos in the United States. Due to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) that was established in 1992, the act of gambling on sports was prohibited. The Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act of 2006 made it illegal for companies to accept bets online, including…
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USA Online Gambling Laws & Legal States in USA 2022

T he online gambling industry is growing extremely fast. Based on a report by Research & Markets, the industry is on track to make about $92.9 billion in revenue by 2023. This means that the industry has an annual compound growth rate of 11.6%. Rising technologies such as the Metaverse, VR, and IoT will move North America forward to compete with…
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Churchill Downs seeks diverse contractors for Terre Haute casino

The developer of the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort is looking locally as construction continues. Our partners at WTHI-TV report Churchill Downs Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDN) is seeking minority-, female-, and disabled veteran-owned businesses to help build the $240 million casino and hotel. CDI is partnering with the Indiana Small Business Development…
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Indiana Gaming Commission considers legalizing internet casino gaming, some fear a rise in youth gambling addictions

This past week, the Indiana Gaming Commission released a 103-page study analyzing internet casino gaming, or iGaming, and considering its legalization within the state. IGaming includes the operation of digital versions of slot machines, table games and other typical casino games through internet channels and apps on mobile devices and personal…
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Raising the stakes: Momentum builds to allow online casino gambling in Indiana

If you want to play online real-money casino games in the state of Indiana, you don't have to travel to Michigan, where the practice is legal, to place your bets. Hundreds of cyber casinos operated by offshore gambling sites allow anyone with a virtual private network to win or lose money without much fear of prosecution. "We have to be honest with…
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Niki Kelly: Online gaming is the next frontier for Indiana

My husband is addicted to this slot-machine game on his phone. Every day he makes sure to retrieve his bonuses and build the fake stack of coins, even though his wins have no real consequences. Can you imagine if it was real gambling? That might be where Indiana is headed. The Indiana Gaming Commission hired Spectrum Gaming Group in February to…
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Indiana gambling tax revenue tops $1B for first time in a decade

Indiana tax revenue generated by Hoosiers gambling exceeded $1 billion during the 2022 state budget year for the first time in a decade, recently released data show. Altogether, state government reaped $1.04 billion from gambling-related revenue streams between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022 - an 8% increase from the $958.3 million in gambling…
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Indiana gambling tax revenue tops $1B for first time in a decade
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Indiana hits $1bn in gambling tax revenue for the first time in a decade

This represented an increase of more than 8% compared to the $958.3 million in 2021. Tax revenue from casinos increased by 17.9% to nearly $660 million. For the first time in ten years, Indiana's gambling taxes brought in more than $1 billion during the 2022 state budget year, according to data released this week. Between July 1, 2021, and June 30,…
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Indiana hits $1bn in gambling tax revenue for the first time in a decade
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Indiana hits $1bn tax revenue mark for first time in a decade

This week, the Indiana Gaming Commission published the details of the 2022 fiscal year annual report. The findings showed that the gambling industry has been able to reach new heights, rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic and meeting the $1 billion tax revenue mark for the first time since 2012. Details of the Fiscal Year Report The 12-month…
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Indiana hits $1bn tax revenue mark for first time in a decade
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Indiana: Tax revenue from gambling breaks the $1B mark in budget year 2022

Tax revenue generated for gambling in Indiana exceeded $1 billion during the 2022 state budget year, marking the first time in a decade, according to data released this week. In all forms of gambling combined, the state government collected $1.04 billion between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, which marks an 8% increase from $958.3 million during…
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Indiana: Tax revenue from gambling breaks the $1B mark in budget year 2022
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Indiana Government Tops $1B in FY2022 Gambling Revenue

The Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) published its FY 2022 annual report to reveal that the gambling industry has rebounded from the negative pandemic impact in FY 2021. For the twelve months ended June 30, 2022, state-wide casino win was $2.5 billion, up 19% from the $2.1 billion in the previous comparable period. Growth was fueled primarily by the…
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Indiana well-positioned to legalize iGaming, state study says

Should Indiana legalize internet casino gambling, better known as iGaming, its introduction would be a "relatively smooth process," bringing hundreds of millions in tax revenue, according to 103-page Indiana Gaming Commission report released Tuesday. That's because Indiana already broke the digital gambling barrier three years ago, when it…
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Indiana well-positioned to legalize iGaming, state study says
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Online gambling is state's likely next push

My husband is addicted to this slot-machine game on his phone. Every day he makes sure to retrieve his bonuses and build the fake stack of coins, even though his wins have no real consequences. Can you imagine if it were real gambling? That might be where Indiana is headed. The Indiana Gaming Commission hired Spectrum Gaming Group in February to…
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Study Analyzes Potential For Indiana Online Casino Legalization

Indiana could soon consider online casino gambling to add to its online sports betting industry. The Indiana Gaming Commission in February 2022 contracted Spectrum Gaming Group to undertake a study of internet casino gaming. The findings were released this week. The study could impact legislative efforts in 2023. Spectrum said it employed three…
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Study Analyzes Potential For Indiana Online Casino Legalization
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Internet Casino Gambling Could Become Legal Soon Across Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Following the state's success of sports betting, another form of gambling could become legal in the Hoosier State soon. Its no secret that legalized sports betting has made a huge impact on Indiana, to accompany the revenue seen from the state's 12 casinos. The casinos alone earning $700 million in taxes in the most…
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Internet Casino Gambling Could Become Legal Soon Across Indiana
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Legal online gaming no threat to Indiana's casino industry, study finds

The Hoosier State could legalize real-money slot machines and casino table games played over the internet, known as iGaming, without significantly cutting into earnings or employment at its 12 brick-and-mortar casinos, including the four in Northwest Indiana. That's the conclusion of a new study released Tuesday of the potential impacts of iGaming…
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Legal online gaming no threat to Indiana's casino industry, study finds
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Indiana casino earnings slip again in June

It remains true in the gaming industry that the house always wins. Lately, however, the houses in Indiana have been winning a little bit less. Data released Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show statewide casino "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, fell in June for a third consecutive month. Altogether, Indiana casinos…
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Indiana casino earnings slip again in June
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Hard Rock bucks July earnings dip at most other Indiana casinos

Earnings at Northwest Indiana casinos dipped everywhere in July compared to the same month one year ago - except at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. The Gary gaming and entertainment destination last month earned $36.8 million in casino "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, a nearly 15% increase compared to Hard Rock's July 2021 win…
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Hard Rock bucks July earnings dip at most other Indiana casinos
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Experts say evolution needed to keep charitable gambling afloat

Charitable gambling-once a juggernaut in Indiana-has declined in recent years due to the challenges navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing supply chain disruptions and inflation, with many organizations closing down completely. Small organizations, in particular, struggled the most during those lean months, and many are still trying to…
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Experts say evolution needed to keep charitable gambling afloat
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Ex-Indiana lawmaker sentenced in casino money scheme

A former Indiana state senator was sentenced Wednesday to 10 months in prison for his role in a scheme that illegally funneled money from a casino company to his unsuccessful 2016 congressional campaign. The federal investigation into contributions to Republican Brent Waltz's campaign tied to a former casino executive led the Indiana Gaming…
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Ex-Indiana lawmaker sentenced in casino money scheme
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Indiana Casino Win Rebounds To $221.1 Million For July

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported casino win totaling $221.1 million for the month of July, as the state's 10 casinos and two racinos had a sharp-bounce back from June thanks to strong growth in slots revenue. The Hoosier State's 12 venues reported overall month-over-month increases, with nine posting gains 10% or better as they ended a…
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Indiana Casino Win Rebounds To $221.1 Million For July