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Strategy pays off at both slots and roulette

All games should be played using the best strategies to help you come out a winner. This is especially true for casino games because of the fact your hard-earned money is at stake.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Atlantic City and famed Boardwalk a favorite entertainment landmark

OFFBEAT: Atlantic City and famed Boardwalk a favorite entertainment landmark

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am
Gary Marina overpass could be bridge to future

Gary Marina overpass could be bridge to future

GARY | City officials and Majestic Star management hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday morning for a project a decade and a half in the making.

December 17, 2013 4:15 pm Photos

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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

Lake County loses appeal on Majestic Star tax refund

A federal district court affirmed a bankruptcy court order that Lake County, Gary and other taxing units must pay the Majestic Star Casino LLC a $7.3 million property tax refund.

December 16, 2013 4:30 pm
Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Oscar Robertson, center, a member of the 1955 State Championship basetball team from Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School sits on a panel of former players from Cripus Attucks and Gary Roosevelt who played in the championship game. About a hundred fans and former players turned out Frida…

November 29, 2013 8:11 pm
Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Oscar Roberston, a member of the 1955 State Championship Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School basketball team speaks Friday at the Majestic Star Casino. At left is Chuck Hughs, and at right is Stanford Patton, also a member of the Crispus team. About a hundred fans and former players tur…

November 29, 2013 8:11 pm
Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

About 100 fans and former players turned out Friday night for the Lakeshore Classic reunion event town hall meeting at the Majestic Star Casino. The meeting featured members of the 1955 State Championship basketball teams from Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School and Gary Roosevelt High …

November 29, 2013 8:11 pm
Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Lakeshore Classic Reunion, Majestic Star

Dr. Dick Barnett, left, greets Ike Brown, of Gary, on Friday at the Majestic Star Casino. Barnett and Brown were teammates on the 1955 Gary Roosevelt State Championship team that played and lost to Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School. About 100 fans and former players turned out Friday …

November 29, 2013 8:07 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
Pack-a-Palooza puts lid on food insecurity

Pack-a-Palooza puts lid on food insecurity

MERRILLVILLE | Arrayed in white caps to cover their hair, more than 180 representatives of 20 companies, nonprofit agencies and the U.S. District Court joined others Friday at the Lake Area United Way’s Day of Caring to help those in Lake and Porter counties who experience hunger on a daily basis.

August 24, 2013 7:51 pm Photos

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Gary, Majestic Star team up for job fair

GARY | As a part of its “New Day, New Jobs” initiative, the city of Gary partnered with Majestic Star Casino and Hotel to host the Gary First Career Fair on Wednesday at the Genesis Convention Center.

August 21, 2013 12:53 pm
NWI casinos drop in May

NWI casinos drop in May

May revenues at Majestic Star's two casinos in Gary dropped a combined 6.4 percent from the previous year, according to the revenue report of the Indiana Gaming Commission.

June 10, 2013 11:30 am
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.

June 10, 2013 11:30 am

Majestic CEO asks lawmakers to take a risk for Indiana's casinos

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.

April 22, 2013 11:43 am
NWI casino revenues fare better compared to 2012

NWI casino revenues fare better compared to 2012

The total take at the five Northwest Indiana casinos fared slightly better in March 2013 than in the year-ago-month,  according to revenue figures released Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.

April 09, 2013 2:58 pm
Police uncover new clues in Austgen slaying

Police uncover new clues in Austgen slaying

GARY | Police have new clues in the investigation of the killing of Mary C. Austgen, 76, of St. John, who was found dead of a gunshot wound inside her vehicle parked in the Majestic Star Casino garage March 29.

April 05, 2013 12:30 pm Photos

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Senate rolls the dice on casino tax cut

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.

February 25, 2013 7:45 pm Related

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Region governments lose money under revised gaming proposal

INDIANAPOLIS | Casino tax revenue paid to Northwest Indiana communities would be cut under legislation amended and approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday.

February 14, 2013 6:30 pm
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