Lawmakers in Indiana are addressing issues with out of state gaming competition.
They are proposing a plan that would allow for casinos to be built on land and
lower the taxes for floating riverboat casinos.
Currently, it is estimated that collected gaming tax revenue will be lowered 15%
due to competition from neighboring states. The new casinos in Illinois, Ohio,
and Michigan contribute to this competition.
Crawfordsville's Sen. Phil Boots is in support of changes to gaming legislation.
He believes that steps need to be taken in order to keep riverboat casinos
competitive. However he also believes that other lawmakers are not as accepting
of gaming expansion.
A gaming bill will be discussed this week that will change the way that casinos
are taxed. However the details have not been released on how much of a tax
decrease there will be.
Disclaimer: All images are copyright to their respective owners and are used by 500 Nations for informational purposes only.
500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager.
There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet.
Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players.
YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.