Indiana casinos to withold winnings from deadbeat parents

TAGs: child support, Deadbeat parents, Indiana casinos

The state of Indiana has come slightly out of left-field by introducing a new law that will require casinos to withhold gambling winnings from deadbeat parents. The idea is that if a winner is behind on child support they will be picked up by a tracking system and denied their cashout. I’m not quite sure why casinos should be taking the moral high-ground in personal matters, but I suppose it’s another example of how gambling can give back. Of course, deadbeat parents could always just bet online and then keep the payouts for themselves. Read more.


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