From the Greensburg Daily News:

Caesars Entertainment's purchase of Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville cleared a federal regulatory hurdle this week.

According to industry news reports, the Federal Trade Commission has waived the waiting period mandated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.

Caesars, which emerged from bankruptcy in October, is purchasing Centaur Gaming, owner of the two Indiana racinos, for $1.7 billion.

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