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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Various gaming issues. Authorizes the following persons to conduct interactive gaming: (1) A licensed owner of a riverboat. (2) An operating agent operating a riverboat in a historic hotel district. (3) A permit holder conducting gambling games at the permit holder's racetrack. Provides for the licensure of persons providing services and equipment for managing and conducting interactive gaming. Specifies requirements for the conduct of interactive gaming. Imposes an adjusted gross receipts tax of 18% on interactive gaming. Provides for revenue sharing to cities and counties in which casinos are operated. Provides that the speaker of the house of representatives and Various gaming issues. Authorizes the following persons to conduct interactive gaming: (1) A licensed owner of a riverboat. (2) An operating agent operating a riverboat in a historic hotel district. (3) A permit holder conducting gambling games at the permit holder's racetrack. Provides for the licensure of persons providing services and equipment for managing and conducting interactive gaming. Specifies requirements for the conduct of interactive gaming. Imposes an adjusted gross receipts tax of 18% on interactive gaming. Provides for revenue sharing to cities and counties in which casinos are operated. Provides that the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate shall each appoint a member of the gaming commission. Provides that a hold harmless agreement or an agreement to offset a financial loss between a casino, riverboat, or unit of government and another unit of government concerning potential losses of revenue by the other unit of government is prohibited and unenforceable. Repeals the requirement that the licensed owner of a riverboat operating in Vigo County pay certain payments to the city of Evansville. Repeals language concerning a supplemental payment to East Chicago, Hammond, and Michigan City under certain circumstances. Repeals the historic hotel district community support fee. Makes an appropriation. Makes conforming and technical changes. ... View more