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2 Chicago casino options threaten NWI jobs, tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago.

April 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Horse racing industry wants more out of casino expansion legislation

CHICAGO | Horse racing tracks across Illinois, including the Balmoral Race Course near Crete, are among the opponents of a bill pending before the Illinois General Assembly to create new casinos – including one in the south suburbs.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
NWI casinos hope worst is over

NWI casinos hope worst is over

Total revenues at Northwest Indiana's five casinos dropped 8.9 percent in March as compared to the year-ago-month, marking the third straight monthly drop this year.

April 07, 2014 3:56 pm
NWI casino revenues go cold in January

NWI casino revenues go cold in January

January's sub-zero temperatures and snow storms iced the gaming market in Northwest Indiana, with revenues overall at the five gaming boats dropping 17 percent to open the year, according to the January revenue report from the Indiana Gaming Commission.

February 10, 2014 3:15 pm
Winter chills state revenue

Winter chills state revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | The effects of Indiana's brutal winter, which repeatedly has trapped Hoosiers at home due to extreme cold or snow and kept them from going to work or shopping, are beginning to show up in the state's revenue results.

February 07, 2014 12:30 pm Related
GAMING: Online gaming creates casino buzz

GAMING: Online gaming creates casino buzz

Gaming companies are taking a close look at the loyalty promoted by their brick-and-mortar casinos, while seeing how the advent of online gaming can also benefit those operations.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
NWI casino revenues get frosted in December

NWI casino revenues get frosted in December

Northwest Indiana casino revenues fell for the third year in a row in 2013, dropping 5.2 percent as increasingly robust cross-border competition continues to hack away at Indiana's mature gaming industry.

January 10, 2014 5:59 pm Photos

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Casino taxes still important to state's finances

Casino taxes still important to state's finances

INDIANAPOLIS | New competition from neighboring states has taken a significant slice of Indiana's gaming revenue, but state taxes on casino wagers and admissions remain an important component of Indiana's overall financial picture -- as they have since 1996.

December 25, 2013 12:00 am Related

NIRPC 2014 budget cuts spending 4.2 percent

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission has approved a $3.23 million budget for 2014, which cuts the agency's overall spending by 4.2 percent.

December 17, 2013 3:00 pm

Horseshoe Casino revenues power up in November

Total Northwest Indiana casino revenues improved for only the second time this year in November, driven wholly by a markedly improved month at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.

December 09, 2013 4:00 pm

NWI casino revenues drop in October

Northwest Indiana casinos' total revenue dropped 1.9 percent in October as compared to October 2012, with the five gaming boats taking in a total of $85.1 million, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission's monthly revenue report.

November 08, 2013 2:30 pm
Lawmaker's resignation opens policy possibilities

Lawmaker's resignation opens policy possibilities

INDIANAPOLIS | Repeatedly blocked proposals to legalize Sunday alcohol sales and expand gaming may have a chance to become law next year following the resignation of state Rep. Bill Davis, R-Portland.

October 25, 2013 1:24 pm
GAMING: Casinos battle for market share

GAMING: Casinos battle for market share

The gaming market has largely stabilized in Northwest Indiana, with the immediate impact of Illinois moves like slots in bars and the Rivers Casino opening there now fading.

October 20, 2013 1:51 pm
CEO: Majestic Star focusing on Gary

CEO: Majestic Star focusing on Gary

The CEO of Majestic Star casinos made it clear Monday he wants to do his part to help Gary prosper and that a land-based casino remains part of that plan.

October 14, 2013 2:18 pm

NWI casino revenues drop in September

Northwest Indiana casino revenues dropped 7.3 percent in September as compared to the year-ago-month, with the five boats raking in a total of $82.6 million, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission.

October 08, 2013 3:00 pm

Casino revenues sail on more even keel in August

Combined revenues at Northwest Indiana's five casinos dropped 3.1 percent in August compared to a year ago, marking the seventh month this year overall revenues have declined.

September 09, 2013 10:20 am

NWI casino boat revenues drift down in July

Northwest Indiana casino revenues dropped 5.1 percent in July as compared to a year ago, marking the sixth month this year the total take has declined, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission's July revenue report.

August 08, 2013 2:45 pm
NWI casino revenues drop in May

NWI casino revenues drop in May

Northwest Indiana casino revenues dropped 2 percent in May, as a new Indiana law took effect allowing casinos to take a tax deduction for free play offered to customers.

June 10, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Speedway bailout crosses finish line

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.

May 10, 2013 7:15 pm Related

NWI casino revenues fall off in April

Northwest Indiana casino revenues decreased 2.9 percent in total in April as compared to the year-ago-month, driven mainly by a large drop of 11.1 percent at the two Majestic Star boats in Gary.

May 08, 2013 10:00 am
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