Majestic Denied Indiana Casino License Swap

The Majestic Star Casino announced this week that legislation that would have allowed the transfer of one of its two gaming licenses in Gary, Indiana to Steuben County, Indiana was defeated in the state legislature and consequently the transfer of the gaming license will not now take place during the current legislative session.Senate Appropriations Chairman Robert Meeks filed a bill that would have allowed one of the licenses to be transferred to Steuben County,  and the committee approved an amendment that would have allowed a vote on whether a casino should be allowed in the area, but the modified bill fizzled when nobody would offer a second motion needed to vote on it.

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