ANDERSON, Ind. -- Employees at an Indiana casino are getting $500 the easy way.

Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson announced the bonus Thursday as a result of favorable changes in federal tax law. Jim Brown, president of Centaur Gaming, says all employees will qualify. He calls it a "bet on America."

Lori Broadwater, who has worked at Hoosier Park for 10 years, tells The Herald Bulletin that the money will help her catch up with bills.

Brown received a standing ovation from employees who gathered to hear the announcement. Oscar Taylor says he feels "extraordinarily appreciated."


Information from: The Herald Bulletin,