When the first of five Northwest Indiana casinos opened in Gary in 1996, there were those who thought it would result in the revitalization of Northwest Indiana.
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INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.
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Northwest Indiana is one of the nation’s top markets for gaming and as a result is a top job provider in the region. Though gaming is the primary attraction for visitors, there are many different types of jobs at the casinos and programs that encourage diversity, growth and training for the …
INDIANAPOLIS | May tax revenue exceeded the state's reduced expectations, but Indiana likely still will fall short of its annual revenue target when the 2014 budget year ends June 30.
SPRINGFIELD | Plans to expand gambling in Illinois were put on hold Friday when the backer of legislation proposing new casinos said he wouldn't call the measure for a vote until he resolved lingering issues and had key support.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will study the ongoing and potential impacts of increased competition for Indiana's gaming industry, including the effects of a potential Chicago casino on riverboats in Hammond, East Chicago, Gary and Michigan City.
CHICAGO | Former Burnham Village Clerk Nancy Dobrowski was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $650,862 from her public office and gambling most of it away at Indiana casinos.
A Palos Heights man was beaten and shot in a home invasion early Tuesday after returning home from Horseshoe Casino in Hammond with a large amount of money from gambling winnings, police said.
SPRINGFIELD | When it comes to video gambling, the majority of the most lucrative sites in Illinois are bars or restaurants.
As Northwest Indiana residents scramble to fill out a bracket, some might want to pause before adding money to the mix.
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.
Three Lake County bars were charged by Indiana State Excise Police with public nuisance for promoting professional gambling on the eve of Super Bowl XLVIII.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The lawmaker seeking approval for expanded gambling in Illinois will conduct several hearings to get public input.
What if state excise police conducted a gambling raid at a business in your town within the past year, that gambling case remained pending, and the same business sued your town within the past two years regarding a separate contract dispute? Would you expect the business owner would be named…
EAST CHICAGO | The odds are good that casino cash is comping part of the municipal services most East Chicago residents rely on.
Gamblers try their luck at a craps table at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
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