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30 Laws in 30 Days: Unstaffed markets offer healthier options at the office

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 17th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS — Standing in front of the micro market in her office building, Laurann Rodriguez looks through the options. She browses four refrigerated sections of sandwiches, fruit and […]

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Proposed Terre Haute casino aims to stop Illinois market expansion

By Ashley Shuler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that would allow a new casino in Terre Haute is designed to block the expansion of Illinois gaming market. Alex Stolyar of Full House Resorts said the new casino would be a “timely opportunity” for Indiana to build its gambling market in an area previously left out […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: DraftKings, FanDuel players given consumer protections

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS — Fantasy sports fans have a reason to cheer. After signing the bill in to law in March, daily fantasy sports in Indiana will be regulated […]

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DraftKings, FanDuel regulations await the governor’s approval

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— A bill that labels paid fantasy sports as a game of skill is now waiting to be signed by Gov. Mike Pence. If signed into law, Senate Enrolled Act 339 would create a new division of the Indiana Gaming Commission in charge of regulating paid fantasy sports games. Some basic consumer […]

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New referee for proposed DraftKings, FanDuel regulations

Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A House committee wants a different commission to regulate daily fantasy sports games. Senate Bill 339, authored by Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, would legitimize fantasy sports games, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, and aims to provide basic consumer protection and transparency to Hoosiers who participate. The committee Wednesday passed […]

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Lawmakers look for the right place to regulate daily fantasy sports

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers are looking into whether daily fantasy sports games should be considered gambling in Indiana. Senate Bill 339, authored by Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, would legitimize fantasy sports games, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, and aims to provide basic consumer protection and transparency to Hoosiers who participate. The […]

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DraftKings, FanDuel legislation heads to the House

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS­ – Fantasy sports games participants are one step closer to consumer protection. Senate Bill 339, a bill that would provide basic consumer protection and transparency to Hoosiers who take part in fantasy sports games, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, passed the Senate. “Daily fantasy sports are becoming increasingly popular across […]

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Proposed regulations for FanDuel, DraftKings head to the Senate

By Jay Siskin TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A bill regulating of daily fantasy sports games, such as FanDuel and DraftKings, received unanimously support from a Senate committee Wednesday. “Sports is everything for the state of Indiana,” said Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, who authored the bill. “Hoosiers are passionate about sports. This bill would help bolster […]