Online Casino Gaming & Poker Included in Indiana iGaming Bill

HB 1536 would allow each of the state’s 12 casinos & racetracks to run three online casino skins. It would also allow the state to join a multi-state compact for online poker. Legislation to expand iGaming in Indiana and allow the state to join a multi-state compact for online poker has been introduced in the state General Assembly.

HB 1536 , a bill filed by Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Logansport), would launch online casino gaming and poker by September 1, 2023. It would also make the Hoosier State one of only a few to venture beyond online sports betting — which Indiana has had since September 2019.

Indiana is a state that has made several analysts’ short list for being the next to expand into online casino gaming after initially offering just sports betting. Operators to be Taxed at 20% But Allowed to Deduct $10 Million in Promo Bets

Under the bill, all 12 of the state’s land-based casinos, including riverboats and racinos, would be allowed three iGaming skins. HB 1536 also calls for the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) to begin accepting applications for online casino licenses starting July 1, with the market launching on September 1.

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