BINGO BY THE NUMBERS
Gross income in Indiana in 2005 was $499,834,045 with net proceeds of $64,106,134.
In 2013, total income in Indiana was $167,279,562 with net proceeds of $4,614,987
Every bingo hall in Lake and Porter counties made a profit in 2005, while a number of halls lost money in 2013.
Lake County had 61 bingo halls in 2005, but dropped to 29 halls in 2013.
Porter County went from 17 halls in 2005 to 12 halls in 2013.
The Columbian Club in East Chicago and AHEPA in Hobart continue to do well, bringing in gross receipts of about $3 million a year and showing a slight profit.