Indiana: Area casinos find lump of coal as December revenues bring no merriment Karen Caffarini, Chicago Tribune · January 15, 2021 at 4:05 pm All five casinos in Northwest Indiana saw their revenues drop year-over-year in December as they continued to struggle during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenues declined 13.5% at the five casinos together, slipping from $78.82 million in December 2019 to $68.15 million last month. Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City took the biggest hit, with revenues plummeting 41.3%, from $13.64 million to $8 million, with Majestic Star II in Gary not far behind with a 34.8% drop, from $4.51 million to $2.94 million in revenues. Majestic Star I was the least affected, with revenues dipping 3.5%, from $7.09 million to $6.84 million. Horseshoe Hammond’s revenues slid 4%, from $34.23 million to $32.84 million, and Ameristar in East Chicago saw its revenues decline by 9.4%, from $19.35 million to $17.53 million.