This website is a service for those looking to enjoy casino gaming or learn more about the union casino industry in Indiana. is brought to you by the more than 15,000 members of UNITE HERE Local 1, the hospitality workers of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Local 1 is a union of housekeepers, cleaners, bartenders, cooks, servers, and dishwashers at hotels, casinos, schools, convention centers and Chicago’s two international airports. In the Indiana riverboat casinos, UNITE HERE Local 1 represents nearly a thousand workers at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago, Majestic Star in Gary, and Blue Chip in Michigan City, Indiana.