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Iowa Casinos Begin Operations June 1 with Limitations

Iowa Casino Start Business on the 1st of June

It’s back to business for Iowa casinos as they start preparing to open on the 1st of June. However, they will need to work in a safe environment and adhere to certain precautions. All of these measures will be put in place to protect the staff and customers. Kin Reynold’s who is the governor called […]

Online Sports Betting in Iowa Expands

Bettors that live in Iowa have spent more than $38.5 million in bets during September. Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission revealed these figures last week.  Web-based wagers summed up more than half of the wagers made in the state. Mind you, there have been no recent mobile sportsbooks launched.  About $21.8 million wagers were made […]

Hard Rock International Brings Sports Betting to Iowa

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Hard Rock International, Gaming and Hospitality Company based in Florida have expanded its sports betting function beyond the shores of New Jersey to include Iowa. On Friday the company launched its over-the-counter sports betting facility at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City in Iowa. The new sportsbook operation is owned by European sports […]

Iowa Bookies Improve Casino Traffic

Iowa Bookies Improve Casinos Traffic

It has been less than a month since sports betting was legalised in Iowa, and already casinos are reaping the benefits of oddsmaking. Since the legalisation on Aug 15, bettors wagered more than $8.5 million on their favorite sports, with most of the traffic coming from local college sports. The introduction of sports betting operations […]

Boyd Gaming and FanDuel Launch Sportsbooks in Indiana and Iowa

Boyd Gaming and FanDuel announced their partnership back in August of 2018. They are now working together to introduce sports betting services to the states that Boyd Gaming has licenses. Their latest sportsbooks launch happened at Indiana and Iowa.  The sportsbooks will be located at four casinos with two in each state. They plan to […]

Iowa’s Prairie Meadows Casino Fined for Underage Gambling, Again

The Prairie Meadows Casino based in Iowa has just been slapped with another fine for allowing underage gambling at its premises. According to recent documents released by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, the casino allowed a 19-year-old teenager to gamble and order alcohol at the casino in April, without asking him for identification. This […]

Iowa to Legalise Sports Betting

Iowa Planning on Legalizing Sports Betting

Legal sports wagering is likely to be a part of Iowa in the middle of August this year. The state’s gambling governor has to accept the rules that will control its developing sports betting industry during a meeting that will take place within the week. Iowa is one of the various states to legalize sports […]

Iowa May Soon Legalise Sports Betting

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On Monday, the Iowa House passed a bill that legalizes betting on professional sports and fantasy sports. The legislation which would allow wagers on fantasy websites and apps such as Draft Kings and others was finalised on a 67-31 vote. It follows a ruling last year by the U.S Supreme Court that prohibited wagers on […]

Iowa Casinos Caution Against Additional Cedar Rapids Casinos

Cedar Rapids casino expansion plan opposed by existing casinos

Existing Iowa casino operators have warned the state’s gambling commission about awarding new gaming licenses for the city of Cedar Rapids. There are currently three new casino proposals on the table for Cedar Rapids, which is Iowa’s second largest city. The current gaming operators are urging the Racing and Gaming Commission to reject these proposals. […]