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Indiana sportsbooks end year with $160M month, close 2019 with more than $430M in bets

Indiana retail and online sportsbooks capped their inaugural year in the state by surpassing $160 million in bets in a month for the first time. Indiana’s record handle in December pushed the state to more than $430 million in bets since the first wager was accepted in September, a staggering pace that has set the stage for a momentous 2020, according to analysts from PlayIndiana. Hollywood Lawrenceburg...

‘Hidden gambling problem’ among vets, service members focus of week-long effort

Responsible Gaming Education Week is a cooperative effort by Kentucky’s gaming businesses, which includes casino, lottery, horse racing and charitable gaming interests. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons)   According to a joint program of public-private gaming officials, many U.S. military veterans and active-duty service members have a hidden gambling problem. Next week’s 2014 Responsible...