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January 23, 2014

Bigger prizes may be jackpot for charity bingos

Bingo, other charity gaming revenues drop $100 million.

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Falling revenues Indiana's churches and charities are seeing declining dollars from the bingo, raffles and other charitable gaming they offer. Here are gross revenues from charitable gaming, as reported by those organizations to the Indiana Gaming Commission: FY 2013: $464 million FY 2012: $465 million FY 2011: $485 million FY 2010: $497 million FY 2009: $538 million FY 2008: $513 million FY 2007: $534 million Local gross revenues from charitable gaming Organization 2013 2012 Annual bingo American Legion Post 60 $107,938 $133,833 American Legion Post 418, Walton $111,829 $121,116 Eagles Aerie 323 $82,618 $132,404 Izaak Walton League $76,184 $92,149 VFW Post 3790 $782 N/A Annual pull tabs, punch boards and tip boards American Legion Post 60 $650,238 $733,588 American Legion Post 418, Walton $208,058 $232,330 Elks Lodge 66 $99,917 $89,949 Shrine Club (first entry) $154,237 $221,964 Shrine Club (second entry) $209,027 N/A Annual raffle American Legion Post 60 $7,820 N/A Eagles Aerie 323 $302,602 $340,670 Logan's Landing $305 $223 Moose Lodge 232 $10,600 $17,495 VFW Post 3790 $213,439 $333,655

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