The bill's author says the goal is to help casinos stay viable as they face increasing competition.
The initial gaming bill this session allowed racinos to add a limited number of table games with live dealers.
When the gaming bill left the House, it allowed racinos to replace some electronic games with tables that have live dealers.
The Senate Thursday approved a wide-ranging bill aimed at helping the state’s gaming industry stay afloat in an increasingly competitive market.
The gaming bill allows riverboats to move on land and includes several tax credits and incentives.
State legislators continued discussions about bills including the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and 'right to try' legislation this week.
The gaming bill would allow riverboats to move on land and would give casinos a 10 percent tax credit for new construction.
The concerns arose after a change to the bill last week in the Ways and Means committee.
Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, has introduced a bill to remove casinos' exemption from the smoking ban.
A bill designed to help Indiana casinos struggling from declining revenues is moving forward despite the objections of some in the gaming community.