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Hoosier State Casinos

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Indiana casinos are located in the "Hoosier state," a state in the Midwest at the "crossroads of America." Indiana, having a population in excess of 6,000,000 and an region of 35,867 sqft., is known for agriculture, manufacturing, and mining of decorative limestone. The capital of Indiana is Indianapolis, the "amateur sports capital of the globe," with a population approaching 2 million. The biggest individual-day sporting event in the world, the Indianapolis 500, is held in Indianapolis.

Betting in Indiana gambling establishments is incredibly well-known and there are numerous riverboat betting houses in the state, where the minimum age for gambling is 21. A few of the gambling establishments are open from 11:00 a.m. to 12 Midnight, 7 days a week, and others stay open for 24 hours. Indiana casinos offer a variety of table games, like pontoon, roulette, craps, and several types of poker, such as Double-hand, Draw, Stud, Let It Ride, and 3 Card, as well as numerous poker tournaments.

The majority of the larger Indiana gambling establishments are open for 24 hours, such as Caesars Indiana, in Elizabeth, with 93,000 square feet of gaming area, two, 349 slot games, One hundred and twenty table games, as well as poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, and punto banco, ten eateries, and a hotel. An additional big Indiana casino, the Argosy Casino and Hotel, in Lawrenceburg, is available 24 hours and has seventy four thousand three hundred sqft., two,three hundred and eighty four slot machines, eighty seven table games, and 5 eateries. In addition, the Resorts East Chicago Hotel and Casino has 53,000 square feet,one thousand nine hundred and sixty six slot games, and fifty table games.

There are several smaller Indiana gambling establishments, as nicely, including the Majestic Star in Gary, also available 24 hours, with 43,000 square feet, one thousand six hundred slot games, and forty seven table games, and the Horseshoe Casino, in Hammond, with forty two thousand five hundred and seventy three square feet, 2,000 slot machines, forty nine table games, several bars, and eateries. Yet another popular Indiana casino is the Grand Victoria Casino and Resort, in Rising Sun, open Monday via Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 5 a.m., and Friday through Sunday, available for twenty four hours. This forty thousand square foot gambling establishment has 1,497 slots, 36 table games, and four restaurants.

Indiana gambling establishments bring a huge amount of cash to the state and the enthusiasm for gambling in Indiana is widespread. It is estimated that Indiana betting houses in Northwest Indiana ranked 3rd in the gambling market of the United states. The global appeal of poker tournaments and the excitement of wagering in Indiana casinos continue to draw in far more travelers, improving the economy at a remarkable rate.

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