Spectacle Entertainment has sent a letter to investors in the Gary casino asking whether they intend to submit the extensive financial and background information demanded by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
Shareholders in the parent company of the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana are seeking an immediate halt to new state rules requiring greater disclosure of financial records and business interests.
The Majestic Star Casino located at Buffington Harbor on Lake Michigan is shutting down April 18 to begin the transition to the new Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana slated to open May 14 in Gary.
An unprecedented three-month shutdown of Indiana's casinos to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 led to record job losses this year and millions of dollars in lost casino revenue.
The investigation of alleged misdeeds now involves more than 10 individuals associated with Spectacle Entertainment, or predecessor company Centaur Gaming, and goes beyond campaign finance violations.
Kathryn Jenkins took over as senior vice president and general manager of the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
Jahnae Erpenbach is believed to be the first woman to be appointed chairwoman of a casino company's board of directors in the history of the U.S. gaming industry.
Long lines due to COVID-19 safety precautions were the order of the day as Northwest Indiana's casinos reopened Monday following an unprecedented three-month shutdown.
More than 300 families, including some 250 employees of the shuttered Gary casinos, received food boxes on Tuesday.
Casino company leaders, state and local dignitaries, and even three members of the Jackson 5 used shovels to ceremonially dig into a new era for gaming in Northwest Indiana.
GARY — Over the next 16 months, more than $300 million will be spent transforming some 30 acres of empty lots and junkyards adjacent to the Bo…
GARY — The Majestic Star Hotel, opened in 1998 by Donald Trump's casino company to draw more visitors to Buffington Harbor, was permanently cl…