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Casino Evaluations

The Indiana Gaming Commission has contracted with the Center for Urban Policy and the Environment at Indiana University-Purdue University to produce yearly evaluations of riverboat licensees for the first five years of operation, and then every three years thereafter. Below are the reports available to date.

Center For Urban Policy And The Environment Reports
 Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5Year 8Year 11
Aztar (12/18/95)ballblueballblueballblueballblueballblueballblue
Majestic Star (06/11/96)ballblueballblueballblue*ballblueballblue
Trump (06/11/96)ballblueballblueballblue*ballblueballblue
EmpressHorseshoe (06/29/96)ballblueballblueballblue*ballblueballblueballblue
Grand Victoria (10/04/96)ballblueballblueballblueballblueballblueballblue
Argosy (12/31/96)ballblueballblueballblue*ballblueballblue
ShowboatHarrah's (04/14/97)ballblueballblueballblue*ballblueballblue
Blue Chip (08/19/97)ballblueballblueballblue*ballblueballblue
CaesarsHorseshoe SI (11/20/98)ballblueballblueballblueballblueballblueballblue
Belterra (10/27/00)ballblueballblueballblue t 

* NOTE: Due to changing the period covered by the reports from an "anniversary of the start of gaming" basis to a "calendar year" basis in 1999, there are no Year 4 reports for these riverboat licensees. This time period has been incorporated into the previous and/or following year's report.

Cost Benefit Reports

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Indiana's Riverboat Casinos for FY 2005