Officials in Evansville are concerned about declining revenue from their riverboat casino.
They expect tax receipts to drop by $600,000.
Governor Mike Pence said he has “no interest” in expanding gambling in Indiana but wants to keep the status quo.
Officials say that the Tropicana Evansville could potentially spend $100 million on a new facility if allowed to move from its Ohio River dock.
Expanding competition from surrounding states is behind the driver for bigger land based casinos.