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Strategy pays off at both slots and roulette

All games should be played using the best strategies to help you come out a winner. This is especially true for casino games because of the fact your hard-earned money is at stake.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Jim Nabors completes final race serenade at 2014 Indy 500

OFFBEAT: Jim Nabors completes final race serenade at 2014 Indy 500

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am
Food Writer Nina Rizzo of The Asbury Park Press of New Jersey

Food Writer Nina Rizzo of The Asbury Park Press of New Jersey

Food Writer Nina Rizzo (left), of The Asbury Park Press, the daily newspaper in Monmouth and Ocean counties of New Jersey, leads a group of visiting journalist in recipe prep at Viking Range Cooking School at Harrah's Hotel and Casino along the Boardwalk of Atlantic City.

May 08, 2014 3:48 pm
INWEATHER

INWEATHER

Ice still covers the water in the Hammond Marina.

March 12, 2014 5:18 pm
Casino revenues fall again in February

Casino revenues fall again in February

Arctic winter weather continue to chill the gambling business in Northwest Indiana, with overall revenues at the five gaming boats falling 12.1 percent last month, according to the February revenue report from the Indiana Gaming Commission.

March 10, 2014 3:15 pm

Parks department offers casino bus trip

CROWN POINT | Friday is the deadline to register for at the Crown Point Parks and Recreation Department  for a bus trip March 21 to the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Mich.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing, South Holland want share of potential casino revenue

Municipal officials in both Lansing and South Holland have long been on the record as saying they are not interested in a casino, but they are more than willing to share in the profits if one is built in a nearby community.

March 05, 2014 9:45 am
Group: South suburbs should share any area casino proceeds

Group: South suburbs should share any area casino proceeds

TINLEY PARK | At a time when Illinois communities prepare to fight over which may receive a proposed casino, one local group said south suburban communities should share in the potential for financial benefits.

March 04, 2014 6:30 am
Former Blackhawks deal Blackjack for charity

Former Blackhawks deal Blackjack for charity

The Horseshoe Casino unveiled its new Blackhawks blackjack pit Thursday.

January 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

NWI casino revenues get frosted in December

NWI casino revenues get frosted in December

Overall revenues at Northwest Indiana casinos declined last year for the third year in a row. Here is the slots scene at Ameristar Casino, which is one of the market share leaders in the greater Chicago region.

January 10, 2014 4:01 pm
OFFBEAT: Brooke Shields shares odd Wayne Newton story on 'Today' show

OFFBEAT: Brooke Shields shares odd Wayne Newton story on 'Today' show

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana must plug leak in casino bucket

Northwest Indiana's casino revenues have put kids through college, rebuilt roads and sewer lines, improved public safety, built a popular baseball stadium, made government buildings more energy-efficient, improved parks and more.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Dermody might restore optimism for casinos

RICH JAMES: Dermody might restore optimism for casinos

The outlook for Northwest Indiana couldn’t have been brighter in 1996 when the first of four casino boats opened at Buffington Harbor in Gary.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Casinos remain a winning hand for Lake governments

Casinos remain a winning hand for Lake governments

Gamblers try their luck at a craps table at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.

December 20, 2013 2:06 pm
Slot Machine

Slot Machine

Slot Machine

December 06, 2013 4:22 pm
Casino Scene: Some facts of slot machine life

Casino Scene: Some facts of slot machine life

Helen Hernandez, of Calumet City plays slot machines at the Ameristar Casino.

December 05, 2013 4:01 pm
Las Vegas-based Pinnacle acquires Ameristar

Las Vegas-based Pinnacle acquires Ameristar

Visitors and employees should not expect to see any immediate changes at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago, even though it now has its fifth owner in 16 years.

August 14, 2013 8:52 am

EDITORIAL: Casino gamble paying off for host cities

In the 20 years since the Indiana General Assembly allowed casinos to operate in certain cities, some people have forgotten why only those cities were allowed to hold referendums on the casinos. It's because those cities needed an economic shot in the arm.

June 21, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa welcomes expansion, including new Rise Kitchen eatery

OFFBEAT: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa welcomes expansion, including new Rise Kitchen eatery

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 01, 2013 12:00 am

Get out of gambling business, give taxpayers a break

Over the last few years the gaming industry in Indiana has been claiming it has problems showing a profit or breaking even, so in rides the boys in Indianapolis to attempt to right this trend!

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
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