Gaming executive fights for Indiana casinos before state legislators

Majestic Star President and CEO Peter Liguori asked Indiana lawmakers not to revive a provision that revokes local governments' casino tax funds to cover state casino tax credits as a legislative committee works to reach a compromise gaming bill. During a House-Senate committee hearing, Liguori also voiced support for a measure allowing casino boats to move onto land, adding that his company is "ready and prepared" to build a land-based casino that would create jobs in the construction and gaming industries should the provision become law.

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