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.
A bill would allow truck stops and bars to install low-stakes video gambling terminals.
As profits continue to decline, Indiana's casinos aren't sure if legislation aimed at stopping those losses would help them or harm them.
The Pokagon Band says it wants a full-fledged casino, but federal law allows it to open a facility limited to electronic bingo machines with no state input.
Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, is proposing a bill that would ban smoking in casinos.
A study committee this summer produced recommendations for Indiana’s gaming industry, including moving riverboats on land and allowing racinos live table games.
Bosma says because the issue is so complex, he thinks the bill will die of what he calls “its own heavy weight.”