Hoosiers are one step closer to being able to place legal bets on sporting events. The Indiana Senate approved a comprehensive gambling bill recently by a 38-11 vote.
The legislation would legalize sports wagering, let horse-track casinos add table games this year as opposed to waiting until 2021 and allow two Gary casinos to move—one to a nearby interstate site and the other to Terre Haute. Senate Bill 552, authored by Republican Sens. Mark Messmer of Jasper and Jon Ford of Terre Haute, now moves to the House for consideration.
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