Land-Based Casinos in Indiana

Legal gambling of all kinds has been on the rise in Indiana for some time now. There are now over a dozen land-based casinos in the state.

Plus, since the Supreme Court overturned the PASPA, essentially legalizing sports betting from state to state, so there are now several Indiana sportsbooks open for business.

Here we have an in-depth look at all the land-based casinos available in the Hoosier State.

Ameristar East Chicago

The Ameristar in East Chicago is a classic casino. Complete with a hotel, gaming floor, sportsbook, restaurants and plenty of shopping. Ameristar has enjoyed a great reputation over the years.

  • Location: East Chicago
  • Games:Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Spanish 21, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: Yes
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants:5

Belterra Casino Resort and Spa

Located on the eastern border of the state, the Belterra Casino Resorts and Spa sits directly between Cincinnati and Louisville. While there is no poker room, their sportsbook is now open and is a strong complement to their classic casino games located on the game floor.

  • Location: Florence
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Let It Ride, Mini-Baccarat, Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold ’em.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants: 6

Blue Chip Casino and Hotel

The “Chip,” as it is often called, is located in northern Indiana close to South Bend and not a far drive from Chicago. This is a fully functional casino complete with a sportsbook, poker room, and gaming floor featuring all the classic casino games plus hundreds of slots. One of the most popular offerings in the state.

  • Location: Michigan City
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold ’em.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: Yes
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants: 5

Four Winds Casino South Bend

The Four Winds Casino is a bit different than most as it is a fully electronic casino offering over 1,400 video gaming machines and slots.

  • Location: South Bend
  • Games: Only Gaming Machines
  • Sportsbook: No
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: No
  • Restaurants: 2

French Lick Resort and Casino

The small town that Larry Bird made famous is not small when it comes to gambling, as the French Lick Resort and Casino is one of the biggest in the state with over 84,000 square feet of casino space. The resort even features two golf courses and a full-service spa.

French Lick has been upgrading over the years and now enjoys a reputation as one of the nicest casinos in the state.

  • Location: French Lick
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants: 11

Hollywood Casino and Hotel – Lawrenceburg

Located to the east in the state and near the Indiana/Ohio border, Hollywood Casino and Hotel in Lawrenceburg is very close to Cincinnati. This is a big facility too at over 80,000 square feet.

They offer all the classic casino games as well as hundreds of slots. Their sportsbook is up and running and very state-of-the-art.

  • Location:Lawrenceburg
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Poker, Mini-Baccarat, Big 6 Wheel, Let It Ride, Poker, Three Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Four Card Poker, Baccarat, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants: 4

Horseshoe Casino Hammond

A short drive from Chicago, the Horseshoe Casino Hammond enjoys action from three different states, as the Michigan border isn’t far either. A complete casino, Horseshoe has all the popular table games as well as a live poker room and brand new sportsbook.

This casino is one of the best in the state and has maintained that rep for over two decades now.

  • Location: Hammond
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Mini-Baccarat, Three Card Poker, Let it Ride, Poker, Big Six Wheel, Pai Gow, Baccarat, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook:Yes
  • Live Poker Room: Yes
  • Hotel: No
  • Restaurants:5

Indiana Grand Casino

The Indiana Grand Casino is also a racetrack. They have been aggressively expanding all of their gambling offerings though as of late with the addition of live table games, a poker room, and a sportsbook.

  • Location: Shelbyville
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Three Card Poker, EZ Baccarat, Ultimate Texas Hold ’em, Face Up Pai Gow.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: Yes
  • Hotel: No
  • Restaurants: 4

Majestic Star Casinos and Hotel

Another Indiana Casino catering to the Chicagoland crowd, the Majestic Star sits just over the border in Gary. It is a large and interesting establishment with six floors of classic table games and slots.

  • Location:Gary
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, Spanish 21, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Big 6 Wheel, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook:No
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants: 4

Rising Star Casino and Resort

Located between Indianapolis and Cincinnati, the Rising Star Casino has continued to update itself over the years. There is plenty of golf and dining, but new games and a sportsbook have been added recently to make the Rising Star just that.

  • Location: Rising Sun
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Big 6 Wheel, Caribbean Stud Poker, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Let It Ride, Spanish 21, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants:4

Tropicana Evansville

Located in downtown Evansville on the very active riverfront, the Tropicana is a full-up casino. All of the classic casino games are here on more than 45,000 square feet of gaming space.

Originally called the Casino Aztar, this was the first casino opened in the state of Indiana.

  • Location: Downtown Evansville
  • Games: Slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Mississippi Stud.
  • Sportsbook: Yes
  • Live Poker Room: No
  • Hotel: Yes
  • Restaurants: 8

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