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Indiana Gaming Commission

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The Indiana Gaming Commission has contracted with the Center for Urban Policy and the Environment at Indiana University-Purdue University to produce yearly evaluations of riverboat licensees for the first five years of operation, and then every three years thereafter. Below are the reports available to date.

Center For Urban Policy And The Environment Reports
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 8 Year 11
Aztar (12/18/95) ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue
Majestic Star (06/11/96) ballblue ballblue ballblue * ballblue ballblue
Trump (06/11/96) ballblue ballblue ballblue * ballblue ballblue
EmpressHorseshoe (06/29/96) ballblue ballblue ballblue * ballblue ballblue ballblue
Grand Victoria (10/04/96) ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue
Argosy (12/31/96) ballblue ballblue ballblue * ballblue ballblue
ShowboatHarrah's (04/14/97) ballblue ballblue ballblue * ballblue ballblue
Blue Chip (08/19/97) ballblue ballblue ballblue * ballblue ballblue
CaesarsHorseshoe SI (11/20/98) ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue ballblue
Belterra (10/27/00) ballblue ballblue ballblue t

* NOTE: Due to changing the period covered by the reports from an "anniversary of the start of gaming" basis to a "calendar year" basis in 1999, there are no Year 4 reports for these riverboat licensees. This time period has been incorporated into the previous and/or following year's report.

Cost Benefit Reports

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Indiana's Riverboat Casinos for FY 2005