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.
CALUMET CITY | If Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush were to have her way, she and her colleagues on the City Council would “brainstorm” in coming years to resolve the problems caused by increasing numbers of home foreclosures.
Jinny Keen, from Louisville, Ky., wears a handmade hat, celebrating her 44th Derby appearance before the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
CHICAGO | Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be…
INDIANAPOLIS | The ink is barely dry on Indiana's two-year state budget legislation, but the potential for new Illinois casinos is threatening to throw the Hoosier spending and tax cut plan out of balance.
Stockholders for Ameristar Casino on Thursday approved the casino's acquisition by rival Pinnacle Entertainment.
INDIANAPOLIS | The head of Gary's Majestic Star casinos told state lawmakers Monday it's past time for them to act on legislation giving Indiana's casino industry a fighting chance versus new, out-of-state competition.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana counties and communities at risk of losing a significant chunk of their gaming tax revenue can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.
This is my concept of a lottery ad campaign that may not sell as many tickets but would be closer to the truth.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence declared Tuesday that a Senate-approved plan intended to make Indiana's casinos more competitive includes an expansion of gambling he does not support.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate is putting the brakes on yet another attempt to expand casino gambling.
CHICAGO | March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and the Illinois Lottery is joining in activities to mark the occasion.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate on Monday bet millions of dollars belonging to Northwest Indiana counties and cities on the chance that reducing casino tax payments will lead to new casino property developments and improve competition with out-of-state gambling halls.
Indiana lawmakers are up to their elbows in surgery on casino taxes. They must remember as they do so that the reason for allowing casinos in Indiana in the first place was to benefit the host communities.
In what has been termed “new normal” by gaming officials and observers, all five Northwest Indiana casinos saw a combined 9.2 percent decline in January revenues compared with one year ago, according to revenue figures released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
I feel a whole lot safer knowing the Indiana excise police shut down the Super Bowl bets at Spike’s Lakeside Inn in Schererville.
Indiana State Excise police on Sunday citedSpike's with three charges related to more than $200,000 in illegal Super Bowl gambling.
SCHERERVILLE | Indiana State Excise police on Sunday cited Spike's Lakeside Inn with three charges related to more than $200,000 in illegal Super Bowl gambling.
Members of Unite Here Local 1 who work at Northwest Indiana casinos will be in Indianapolis Tuesday to lobby state lawmakers as they consider tax breaks for Indiana casino operators.
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