Though a House committee included extensive tax changes to the bill, those changes were taken out before the measure left the House 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.
An amendment to the gaming bill would eliminate some of the money local communities receive from casinos.
The bill’s fiscal impact must face scrutiny by the Ways and Means Committee before it can move forward.
A bill designed to help Indiana casinos struggling from declining revenues is moving forward despite the objections of some in the gaming community.
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 Indy PopCon convention this weekend is catering to women by bringing in female actresses and tightening their sexual harassment policies.
LaPorte Representative Tom Dermody is the legislature's new Public Policy Committee Chairman, and the gambling industry is hopeful he can revive gaming.
Convention organizers expect a total of 40,000 attendees over the four day conference.