INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ó Deadbeat parents who win big at Indiana casinos would
have to give some of that cash to their children under a bill that has
cleared the state Senate.
The Senate voted unanimously Thursday for the bill to withhold gambling
winnings from parents who owe back child support and win more than $1,200 on
slot machines or different amounts on other winnings.
Indiana casinos donít like the proposal, saying it would cause a two-minute
delay on casino floors while winnersí names are checked against an
electronic list of people owing child support.
But Gov. Mitch Daniels and other supporters say helping single parents
collect child support is more important than any minor inconvenience to