Despite lower sports betting revenues, overall gambling tax revenues in Indiana climbed in November with higher wagering taxes collected.
Purdue and Indiana square off in their annual grudge match for the Old Oaken Bucket, while Notre Dame seeks a third straight 10-win season.
The Pokagon Band has asked the state of Indiana to enter negotiations for a compact that would bring sports betting to South Bend.
The Hoosiers try again for their first eight-win season since 1993 and end a 23-game losing streak to Michigan in a Big Ten showdown.
Both casinos closest to Chicago, Ameristar and Horseshoe Hammond, reported double-digit growth over their respective September handles.