Gov. Holcomb to ‘watch’ Illinois’ gambling expansion, pot legalization

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) -Indiana’s governor says he’ll keep an eye on Illinois’ new casino boom and the state’s to-be-legalized marijuana.

Governor Eric Holcomb said yesterday he wants to see if Illinois’ gambling expansion will cause problems for Indiana’s new gambling plans.

The governor says gambling is an extremely competitive industry. As for legal marijuana, Holcomb says he’s not sure legal pot will lead Illinois to the “promised land.'”

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