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Full House Resorts announces management promotions

James McCracken is the new assistant general manager and Ashlee Wilkerson is being promoted to director of human resources at Rising Star Casino Resort in Indiana.

Indiana sportsbooks post second-best month

Indiana sportsbooks brought in $316.7 million in wagers in March, according to official reporting released Monday. That is the second-most for a month in Indiana and up 15.6% from $273.9 million in February.

Indiana sportsbooks reach $200 million in bets in September

Indiana sportsbooks surpassed $200 million in bets in a single month for the first time, producing record operator revenue, and passing $100 million in combined revenue since launching in September 2019.

Indiana sportsbooks reach $1 billion mark

Even with just eight days of major sports, sports bettors wagered $70.9 million in July, up 137.9% from the $29.8 million sportsbooks accepted in June and sending the state’s lifetime handle past $1 billion.

Indiana sportsbooks have bright future with casinos returning

June’s $29.8 million handle was shy by $145 million of what would have been expected with a full menu of summer sports, according to PlayIndiana estimates.

Indiana sportsbooks still missing out on $160 million

While the sports world moves closer to reopening, the shut down could have more long-ranging effects on Indiana as neighboring states rush to open up sports betting to shore their budgets.

Full House Resorts hopes to open all casinos by 14 June

The company said today that it "anticipates" reopening Silver Slipper Casino in Mississippi by 22 May. In addition, it expects to launch mobile sports wagering in Colorado this month.

Record-low handle from Indiana sportsbooks

With a minimized schedule of sports to bet on and casinos closed for the entire month, Indiana generated just $26.3 million in wagers, according to official reporting released today.

Indiana sportsbooks lose big in March

The state’s retail and online sportsbooks collected just $74.8 million in March wagers, down 60% from the record $187.2 million in February.

Rising Star Casino Resort extends closure

Rising Star Casino Resort announced an extension on its temporary closure through 7 April.

Rising Star Casino closed until further notice

Rising Star Casino in Rising Star, Indiana will be closed until further notice, as announced on its Facebook page today.

COVID-19 takes its toll on US casinos

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., casinos across the country have announced temporary closures. These resorts will continue to assess the situation over the next two weeks and reevaluate the closures.

Rising Star Casino Resort to temporarily close

Full House Resorts announced that, pursuant to an order from the Indiana Gaming Commission, it will temporarily suspend operations at its Rising Star Casino Resort on 16 March for a period of at least two weeks.

Indiana sportsbooks hit $187 million handle in February

Last month's handle was up 9.6% from a then-record $170.8 million handle generated in January, according to official reporting released Tuesday.

Indiana sportsbooks launch 2020 with record January

Indiana’s $170.8 million handle in January was up 9.5% from the then-record $161.8 million in December, according to official reporting released Monday.

Indiana sportsbooks end year with $160 million month

Sportsbooks closed out 2019 with more than $430 million in bets, giving the industry momentum heading into 2020.

BetAmerica sportsbook launches online in Indiana

Indiana residents can place online bets on their favorite professional sports and teams as well as wager on collegiate sports and other major sporting events from around the world.

SBTech continues US expansion with launch at Rising Star Casino

After SBTech launched its market leading on-property sportsbook at Rising Star Casino, Indiana marks the sixth U.S. state SBTech has entered into in less than 18 months.

Casino City’s Friday Five: Construction and reopening edition

This week we saw several stories regarding construction and openings for several properties. We also have Intertops sending players to multiple tournaments and more sports betting news from Indiana and Colorado.

Churchill Downs to offer sports betting in Indiana and Colorado

The company will operate a retail sportsbook at Rising Star Casino Resort along with retail and online sports wagering at Bronco Billy's Casino.

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