Bingo parlors and other institutions which offer gaming say the single exemption is unfair.
Experts say competition from Illinois and Ohio may force Indiana to reconsider its casino gaming revenue stream.
A statewide smoking ban is headed for a vote in the House next week.
Only three entities would be exempt from the smoking ban: gaming floors, cigar or hookah bars.
Indiana‘s struggling gaming industry could spell trouble for the state.
A study found that a smoke-free air law in Fort Wayne did not decrease the number of customers attending the off-track betting facility in that area.
Several exemptions have been included in a statewide smoking ban the state legislature is debating.