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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTHI) - The Indiana Gaming Commission has unanimously approved Spectacle Jack's application for a casino in Vigo County.
The decision happened on Friday.
Spectacle Jack LLC filed an amended application after the commission launched an investigation.
BREAKING: the Indiana Gaming Commission unanimously approves Spectacle Jack’s application.
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News 10 was told the executives were removed from the updated application.
The commission chairman told Greg Gibson of Spectacle Jack LLC if he had not issued an amended application, they would not have considered the application.
In the near future, you can expect to see activity in the large field next to Home 2 Suites hotel on Terre Haute's east side. That's where the 'Rocksino' will be built.
It will be a $120 million project that is expected to generate around $126 million in annual revenue.
The local impact will be tremendous. It will mean 1,000 new jobs and $3.3 million in annual gaming tax revenue for the community.
It is expected to open in September of 2021.