Cedar Rapids’ chance for a casino will be blocked by surprise amendment to gambling bill

Cedar Rapids’ latest attempt to add a downtown casino encountered an unexpected problem on Monday, when the Iowa Legislature approved a bill with an amendment that prohibits the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) from issuing any new casino licenses […]

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Gambling will be back on the ballot in Linn County this year

The fate of gambling in Linn County, including the possibility of a Cedar Rapids casino, will be decided by voters this year. The Linn County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week that will place the gambling referendum on […]

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