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Rising Sun

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Things to do: casinos, adventure
Rising Sun is a city in Randolph Township, Ohio County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. The population was 2,304 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Ohio County.HistoryThe town was registered in 1816 by John James, originally of Frederick County, Maryland. At the time, it had a population of about 700. Many German immigrants settled in Rising Sun.In the 1830s, Rising Sun was a seasonal stop for hundreds of flatboats daily heading down the Ohio River.GeographyRising Sun is located at .According to the 2010 census, Rising Sun has a total area of 1.569sqmi, of which 1.45sqmi is land and 0.119sqmi is water.CasinoThe Rising Star Casino Resort was opened in October 1996 by an affiliate of Hyatt Corporation with a 2,700-passenger riverboat and 40,000 square feet of gaming space. A 200-room hotel with a 125,000-square foot permanent pavilion and 2,000 parking spaces opened on July 25, 1997.In April 2011, Full House Resorts purchased the casino for approximately $40mm. The casino currently operates approximately 1,000 slot machines from traditional reels and progressives to video poker and video keno. The casino also operates traditional table games and has a variety of restarunts.The casino was authorized by the Indiana Riverboat Gambling Act, which took effect July 1, 1993, authorized the Indiana Gaming Commission to issue licenses for the express purpose of riverboat gambling in the state of Indiana.
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