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Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

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.

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm 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

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Rogers rolls the dice for Gary land-based casino

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, is betting she can make Gary economic development legislation more palatable by rolling her proposal for a land-based casino into another gaming measure moving through the Senate.

February 08, 2013 2:15 pm
Senate leader sees tough road ahead for gaming changes

Senate leader sees tough road ahead for gaming changes

INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Senate threw cold water Thursday on the idea that the unanimous committee vote for a proposal changing taxes and other rules affecting the state's casino industry guarantees the full Senate will approve the legislation.

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Senate panel OKs tax cut to help casinos fight out-of-state competition

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate committee signaled Wednesday that it's ready to help Indiana's gaming industry fight encroaching competition from new casinos in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. 

January 23, 2013 5:06 pm Related

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Route to Gary land-based casino may pass through southern Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | The 266 miles separating Gary and Elizabeth, Ind., located across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky., are about as far as you can travel without leaving the state, and few Hoosiers ever make the trip.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana legislative session likely a ticket for a wild ride

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Wednesday for an 11-week roller coaster ride of a session whose twists and turns could leave some Hoosiers wanting to throw up when it's all over.

January 01, 2012 7:15 pm
Gary land-based casino back on legislative agenda

Gary land-based casino back on legislative agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | With a new mayor elected in Gary, new owners of the Majestic Star casinos and possible new competition from Illinois, state Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, believes the odds of winning legislative approval for a land-based casino in Gary have never been better.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Daniels willing to bet on land-based casinos

Gov. Mitch Daniels likely would be on board should state lawmakers authorize land-based gaming in response to expected increased casino competition from Illinois. "I'm open-minded about that," Daniels said last week.

September 25, 2011 12:00 am

Daniels willing to bet on land-based casinos

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels likely would be on board should state lawmakers authorize land-based gaming in response to expected increased casino competition from Illinois.

September 25, 2011 12:00 am

Lights dim for Gary land-based casino chances

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's rosier revenue forecast likely means Gary won't be getting a land-based casino this year.

April 18, 2011 12:00 am

Gary makes its case for land-based casino

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite long odds the General Assembly will act on a Gary land-based casino proposal, leaders of Gary pitched the benefits of land-based gaming to an Indiana Senate committee Wednesday.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
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