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Gaming Taxes

Gaming changes may hinge on fate of second Gary casino license

INDIANAPOLIS | A competitive advantage awarded to Gary's casinos back when the boats sailed Lake Michigan could end up sinking Majestic Star's chances to relocate its gaming facility on land adjacent to the now-moored vessels.

October 11, 2014 10:00 pm
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
New Illinois casinos could bust Indiana's budget

New Illinois casinos could bust Indiana's budget

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.

May 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos



State doubles potential investment in motorsports industry

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers have replaced a Senate-approved plan giving $100 million in state funds to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a $200 million loan program fueled by slot-machine revenue from central Indiana's casinos.

April 09, 2013 1:56 pm

Governor frowns on gaming legislation

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.

March 12, 2013 6:00 pm Related


Legislature embracing cooperation over conflict at midpoint of session

INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time since 2010, the Indiana General Assembly has made it to the midpoint of its annual session without a walkout, boycott or protest shutting down the business of the legislature.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Holiday shoppers boost Indiana sales tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hitting the shopping malls last month helped propel Indiana's sales tax revenue to its best year-over-year monthly percentage growth since June.

January 07, 2013 5:00 pm
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