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Linn county man claims $171,602 InstaPlay Lottery Prize

Linn county man claims $171602 InstaPlay Lottery Prize CLIVE, Iowa - David Thomas of Marion won an Extreme Green Progressive InstaPlay jackpot prize. He purchased his winning ticket at Casey's on Lindale Drive in Marion, and claimed his prize of $171602 on Friday at the lottery's Cedar Rapids regional office. The game's jackpot starts at $20000 and…
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Linn county man claims $171,602 InstaPlay Lottery Prize
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Floyd County Man Wins $14K with Iowa Lottery Scratcher

A Floyd County man has won an Iowa Lottery prize of more than $14000. Thomas Chambers of Rockford won the Jumbo Bucks Progressive InstaPlay jackpot prize after he purchased his winning ticket at Casey's in Nora Springs. Chambers claimed his prize December 8th at the lottery's Mason City regional office. The Jumbo Bucks Progressive jackpot starts at…
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Des Moines Man Arrested for Alleged Incident at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson

A Des Moines man was recently arrested from an alleged crime in August of 2022 at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson. According to court documents, on August 26, 2022 Paul Wright won a jackpot on a slot machine at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson. As Wright was celebrating, 42-year-old Jade Leonard of Des Moines was also nearby celebrating, Wright had…
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'That's risky for me': Boone County woman hits online jackpot

HEBRON, Ky. (WKRC) - A Hebron woman won a $234120 rolling jackpot playing an online lottery game. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, woke up in the middle of the night and couldn't sleep so she decided to check her email. She saw she had received an email from the Kentucky Lottery awarding her Bonus Bucks, so she decided to play online. "I…
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'That's risky for me': Boone County woman hits online jackpot
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Iowa Man Wins the Most Random Total From Iowa Lottery

Huge congratulations to this Grinnell, Iowa man who just won a huge sum of money with the Iowa lottery. We've seen some massive wins in the past, like this woman who won $500000, we've seen veterans pull winners this past month, and we've seen someone pull 2 winners with 3 tickets in previous years. This Grinnell man pulled a pretty solid winner…
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Iowa Man Wins the Most Random Total From Iowa Lottery
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Jersey Cash 5 ticket sold in Burlington County wins $100K jackpot

Hey South Jersey, check your Jersey Cash 5 tickets. One lucky ticket sold in a Burlington County convenience store matched all five numbers drawn in the $100000 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot. The winning numbers from the Nov. 1 drawing were: 08, 09, 22, 23, and 26 and the XTRA number was 05. The ticket was sold at Quick Stop Food Store, 305-307 Route 130…
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Lottery player experiences ‘side effect’ after big win

The winner of a recent jackpot prize has experienced "an unforeseen side effect," according to the Iowa Lottery. "I haven't gotten any sleep all weekend," Michael Bechthold, of Monticello, told lottery officials Monday, Oct. 30, when claiming his big win. The 60-year-old man had won a $113913 jackpot prize with a $10 Jackpot Party Progressive…
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Lottery player experiences ‘side effect’ after big win
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Powerball jackpot up to $1.73 billion as lottery losing streak continues

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.73 billion after no one matched the game's six numbers Monday and won the giant prize. The winning numbers announced were: 16, 34, 46, 55, 67 and the Powerball 14. There has been no winner for 35 consecutive drawings, since the last time someone won the top prize on July 19.…
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Powerball jackpot up to $1.73 billion as lottery losing streak continues
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Powerball jackpot hits $1.55 billion

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.55 billion after no one matched the game's six numbers Saturday to win the giant prize. The numbers drawn Saturday night were: 47, 54, 57, 60, 65 and red Powerball 19. The $1.55 billion prize is for a sole winner who is paid through an annuity, with annual checks over 30 years.…
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Powerball jackpot hits $1.55 billion
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Powerball jackpot rises to $925M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $925 million after no players hit it big Wednesday night, continuing a stretch of lottery futility that has lasted for more than two months. The winning numbers were: 1, 7, 46, 47, 63 and red Powerball 7. The jackpot for the next drawing Saturday night remains the world's…
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Powerball jackpot: What numbers get drawn the most?

Some numbers have been drawn a bit more often than others, but your chances remain the same for any combination. WASHINGTON - The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is an eye-popping $850 million - the fourth-largest jackpot in the history of the game and the ninth-highest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. And all that cash on the line has…
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Powerball jackpot: What numbers get drawn the most?
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How to Play Slots at Harrah’s Cherokee

How to Play Slots at Harrah's Cherokee Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort is a premier destination for slot machine enthusiasts. With over 1000 slot games available, players are sure to find their favorite games and have an unforgettable gaming experience. If you are new to playing slots or want to improve your strategy, here is a guide on how to play…
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Woman's conviction overturned in Waterloo casino appeal

WATERLOO - The Iowa Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a Cedar Rapids woman accused of helping her boyfriend avoid child support obligations and unpaid fines after winning a slot machine jackpot in Waterloo in 2020. A Black Hawk County jury found Sydney Leiann Slaughter, 35, guilty of false claim of winning during a 2022…
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Woman's conviction overturned in Waterloo casino appeal
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Teens illegally gambling online

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - On Wednesday, the number of investigations into current and former Iowa athletes in connection to a sports betting investigation has grown to 7. The state gaming commission and Iowa DCI launched an investigation into illegal sports wagering among college athletes earlier this year. When sports betting was first passed…
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Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort: A Comprehensive Guide to Gaming & Entertainment

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort. In this article, we will explore the intricate details and offerings of one of the most popular casino resorts in the United States. Whether you are a gaming enthusiast, a foodie, or someone in search of world-class entertainment, Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort has something to…
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No winner in Monday Powerball drawing; jackpot now $725 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - No winning ticket drawn Monday means the Powerball jackpot is an estimated $725 million ahead of Wednesday's drawing. No ticket matched the Monday drawing of white balls 7, 23, 24, 32, 43 and red Powerball 18. The new jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is the seventh-highest in the history of the game. Ticket buyers have a…
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No winner in Monday Powerball drawing; jackpot now $725 million
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Two Dubuque County Residents Win Lottery Prizes

Dubuque County has seen a couple Lottery winners over the past couple weeks. A Farley restaurant owner bought an InstaPlay lottery ticket for the first time ever and won a prize of more than $20000. Brian Schroeder's jackpot win in the "Cherry Twist Progressive" InstaPlay game came on a ticket he bought at Silker's in Epworth. Schroeder owns Bill's…
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Two Dubuque County Residents Win Lottery Prizes
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Iowa man gets engaged, wins big lottery jackpot same weekend

Nick Miller of Bernard, Iowa had a particularly good weekend recently. He proposed to his girlfriend on Thursday (she said "yes") and the next morning he won a lottery prize worth almost $400000. "I'm ready for the next parts of life, I guess!" Miller said when he claimed his prize Monday at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Clive. Miller, 31, said that…
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Iowa man gets engaged, wins big lottery jackpot same weekend
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Pair of Northeast Iowa Men Split InstaPlay Lottery Prize, Again

A Chickasaw County man and a Bremer County will share an Iowa Lottery prize almost $200000. The Iowa Lottery says 59-year-old Jim Bergman of Frederika and 79-year-old Frank Peters of New Hampton will split a "JACKPOT PARTY®" Progressive InstaPlay game prize of $194000 after purchasing their winning ticket at the Frederika Tap in Frederika. Bergmann…
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No April Fool: Retired Iowa mechanic wins $40M lotto jackpot

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) - At first, the recent winner of a $40 million jackpot says he couldn't believe he won the lottery - after all, he bought the ticket on April Fools' Day. "I thought it was a joke," said Earl Lape, a 61-year-old retired mechanic from Dubuque, Iowa. Only after confirming his Lotto America ticket with a convenience store clerk was he…
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Iowa man wins $48,000 lottery prize

CLIVE, Iowa - A North Iowa man has won a $48000 lottery prize according to a press release. Michael Burris, 59, of Clear Lake said his co-workers were incredulous when he told them he'd won a lottery prize of more than $48000. "No one believed me because it was April Fools' Day," Burris told officials on Monday as he claimed his prize at the…
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Davenport Woman Just Won a Giant Lottery Prize

Someone in Davenport, Iowa, just won a lottery prize worth over $59000! Let's take a closer look at the Iowa Lottery's "Super 7s Progressive" InstaPlay game and how it works. Iowa Lottery's Super 7s Progressive InstaPlay Game The Super 7s Progressive InstaPlay game is a combination of instant-scratch and lotto games. The jackpot prize starts at…
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Davenport Woman Just Won a Giant Lottery Prize
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Clinton County man, 49, wins $125K lottery jackpot

CLINTON COUNTY, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - A 49-year-old man from Clinton County says winning over $125000 from the Michigan Lottery couldn't have happened at a better time. The lucky player who chose to stay anonymous won $125514 after being randomly selected in a drawing on Jan. 11. According to Michigan Lottery officials, he earned entries to the…
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Clinton County man, 49, wins $125K lottery jackpot
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Arrested for casino gambling violations

LARCHWOOD-A 39-year-old Sioux Falls, SD, man was arrested about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, on charges of gambling - avoiding setoff, solicitation to commit a felony and no valid driver's license at Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort northwest of Larchwood. The arrest of Cornelius Michael Clay stemmed from him winning a jackpot of $1464.40 at a slot…
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Man arrested for attacking woman outside casino

WATERLOO - A Waterloo man has been arrested for allegedly attacking a woman outside the Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo on Thursday. Waterloo police arrested Nersius Adonliel Artisani, 50, formerly known as Roger Joseph Hoffert Jr., on charges of willful injury causing serious injury. Bond was set at $25000. Police said the woman earlier threw a drink…
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Man arrested for attacking woman outside casino
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Clinton County Man Wins $125,514 Monthly Jackpot Progressive Prize

A Clinton County man said winning a $125514 Monthly Jackpot Progressive prize from the Michigan Lottery couldn't have happened at a better time. The lucky 49-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous, won $125514 after he was selected in a random drawing that took place Jan. 11. He earned entries into the giveaway by playing the Monthly…
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Clinton County Man Wins $125,514 Monthly Jackpot Progressive Prize
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Davenport casino winner gave fake info, deputies allege

DAVENPORT, Iowa (WHBF) - A 31-year-old Davenport man is behind bars after deputies allege he gave false information to get casino winnings and avoid paying some to the State of Iowa. Anthony Kueter faces felony charges of forgery, two charges of gambling - avoid setup, and second-degree fraudulent practices, court records show. On Dec. 6, 2022,…
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Davenport casino winner gave fake info, deputies allege
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Clinton County man, 49, wins more than $125,000 lottery jackpot

CLINTON COUNTY - One lucky local has won more than $125000, and he said it couldn't have happened at a better time for his family. The 49-year-old Clinton County man, who chose to remain anonymous, won $125514 with the Michigan Lottery Monthly Jackpot Progressive prize after he was selected in a random drawing last month. He earned entries into the…
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Clinton County man, 49, wins more than $125,000 lottery jackpot
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Davenport casino winner gave fake name, deputies allege

A 31-year-old Davenport man is behind bars after deputies allege he gave false information to get casino winnings and avoid paying some to the State of Iowa. Anthony Kueter faces felony charges of forgery, two charges of gambling - avoid setup, and second-degree fraudulent practices, court records show. On Dec. 6, 2022, shortly after 1:30 a.m., a…
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Davenport casino winner gave fake name, deputies allege
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Sioux City man pleads guilty to casino fraud at Hard Rock

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - A man from Sioux City has pled guilty to charges of casino fraud at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. According to Iowa's Department of Public Safety, Dajo Alon Grandberry, 57, pled guilty to unlawful betting-fraudulent claim and solicitation to commit a felony. The charges come from an incident at the Hard Rock Casino in Sioux…
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Sioux City man pleads guilty to casino fraud at Hard Rock
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SIOUX CITY MAN SENTENCED IN CASINO FRAUD CASE

A SIOUX CITY MAN HAS PLED GUILTY TO CHARGES THAT HE TRIED TO DEFRAUD THE STATE OF IOWA OF MONEY HE OWED THE STATE BY HAVING ANOTHER PERSON CLAIM A JACKPOT HE WON AT THE HARD ROCK CASINO. 57-YEAR OLD DAJO GRANDBERRY WON $2400 OFF A SLOT MACHINE AT SIOUX CITY'S HARD ROCK CASINO LAST AUGUST 7TH. PROSECUTORS SAY BECAUSE HE OWED MONEY TO THE STATE,…
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SIOUX CITY MAN CHARGED IN CASINO FRAUD

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Following a DCI investigation, Dajo Alon Grandberry, age 57, of Sioux City, was arrested on November 30, 2022, and charged with Unlawful Betting-Fraudulent Claim and Solicitation to Commit a Felony in Woodbury County. Both charges are Class D Felonies. The charges stem from an incident at the Hard Rock Casino in Sioux City on…
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Des Moines man wins 'Super 7s Progressive InstaPlay' jackpot

50-year-old Brad Carter, who has won a previous lottery jackpot, bought his ticket at the QuikTrip on Army Post Road while out running errands. DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines man claimed the ticket of a lifetime Monday. 50-year-old Brad Carter is now $443507 richer after stopping by a QuikTrip on Army Post Road and buying " Super 7s Progressive…
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Des Moines man wins 'Super 7s Progressive InstaPlay' jackpot
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Judge Voids Cherokee Nation's Pope Co. Casino License

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox ruled against an Oklahoma tribal gaming company's license to put the state's fourth casino in Russellville POPE COUNTY, Ark. - A Pulaski County circuit judge on Thursday voided an Oklahoma tribal gaming company's license to put the state's fourth casino in Russellville, stalling a $225 million project and…
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Judge Voids Cherokee Nation's Pope Co. Casino License
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4 Iowa Powerball tickets miss $2.04 billion jackpot by one number

CLIVE, Iowa - While the ticket that won the world-record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot wasn't sold in Iowa, there were still some tickets sold in the state that could net their owners some big bucks. The winning numbers from Monday's delayed drawing were: 10, 33, 41, 47, and 56 with the Powerball 10. The Power Play was 2. The drawing was delayed…
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4 Iowa Powerball tickets miss $2.04 billion jackpot by one number
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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $940M after no winner

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $940 million after another drawing resulted in plenty of losers but not a single grand prize winner. The numbers drawn late Tuesday were: 25, 29, 33, 41, 44 and gold Mega Ball 18. The next drawing is scheduled to be held Friday night. The new $940 million jackpot is for a…
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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $940M after no winner
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October numbers indicate Lincoln casino may be taking slot machine dollars from Iowa

Lincoln's WarHorse Casino followed up a phenomenal first week with an equally solid first full month. According to information released Monday by the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission, the casino generated just more than $854000 in gaming tax revenue in October. The state's gaming tax is 20% of revenue, which means WarHorse made just north of…
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October numbers indicate Lincoln casino may be taking slot machine dollars from Iowa
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Casino jackpot turned into bad luck for accused Dike ATM burglars

DIKE - Two Mason City men used a city-owned pickup truck in an attempt to steal ATMs in Dike, according to the Grundy County Sheriff's Office. They were caught after they won big at a casino, according to court records. Ryan Marek, 30, and Brandon Hufstedler, 36, each face charges of second-degree burglary, three counts of third-degree burglary,…
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Casino Thief wins $1.7million Damages after Being Blinded in Beating

A career thief who took and used another gambler's reward card has been awarded $1.732million in damages after a jury found the casino at fault for not preventing the serious beating he was given by the gambler's husband... 37-year-old Montana Gunhus was left with serious injuries after the attack, and a jury this week awarded Gunhus a total of…
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Casino Thief wins $1.7million Damages after Being Blinded in Beating
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Jury Awards $1.7m to Man Who Was Beaten at a Casino

A jury has awarded $1.7m to an Iowa man who was beaten at the Isle Casino in Waterloo in January 2021. Montana Gunhus' attorneys were seeking $2m in compensation from the casino where the 36-year-old was subject to an attack by a fellow patron. Attorney Jordan Talsma claimed that the casino was gambling with the safety of the public and does not…
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Jury Awards $1.7m to Man Who Was Beaten at a Casino
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Iowa Man Beaten in Casino, Awarded $1.7M in Court Ruling

Taking initiative is sometimes a great idea, however, when it comes along with inflicting serious damage on someone else, it's usually a good idea to have someone stop you before it's too late. Williams is going to pay the price for taking matters into his own hands, according to jury's decision. Montana Gunhus, 36, was attacked in a Waterloo…
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Powerball jackpot rises to $700M, 8th largest lottery prize

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The eighth-largest lottery jackpot will be up for grabs when numbers are drawn for an estimated $700 million Powerball grand prize. No one has matched all six numbers and won Powerball's top prize since Aug. 3, allowing Wednesday night's jackpot to slowly grow for a nearly three months. Of course, the reason no one has won…
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Powerball jackpot rises to $700M, 8th largest lottery prize
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Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino Commences Major Expansion Worth $275M

An expansion project for the Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel in Murphy, North Carolina, worth $275 million commenced on September 29 following the casino's 7 anniversary. The One Feather reported that on September 29 ground was broken for a project that is going to further develop and expand Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino &…
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Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel breaks ground on expansion

Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the commencement of its $275 million expansion project. Expected to reach completion in 2024, the project will create more than 2500 construction jobs, and over 100 operational positions upon opening. Planned additions include 25000 square feet of expanded…
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Watch now: Here's what to know before the first pull of a slot machine in Lincoln

The dawn of casino gambling in Nebraska is fast approaching. If the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission votes as expected at its meeting on Friday to grant a permanent gaming license to WarHorse Gaming, the company plans to open its temporary casino at the Lincoln Race Course the next day. Lynne McNally, CEO of the Nebraska Horsemen's Benevolent…
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Watch now: Here's what to know before the first pull of a slot machine in Lincoln
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Jeep Appears To Be Teasing A New EV With An Illuminated Seven-Slot Grille

Jeep is holding a 4xe Day on September 8th and it appears the company is teasing a new EV or two. Shown briefly in a short teaser video, which prominently features 4xe versions of the Grand Cherokee and Wrangler, one of the mystery models features a seven-slot grille with illuminated surrounds. While the company is staying tight-lipped, the model…
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Woman run off road, robbed after big casino win in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) - Police in Iowa arrested one of the men they say was responsible for a terrifying robbery of a woman who had just won a significant amount of money at Prairie Meadows Casino. The victim won two jackpots at the casino totaling more than $10000, Sgt. Paul Parizek of the Des Moines Police Department said. She was driving home…
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Woman run off road, robbed after big casino win in Iowa
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Caesars Shares Rise 7% After Casino Partnership With Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Caesars Entertainment Inc. shares rose 7% to $49.49 after the company said it was in a partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for the development of Caesars Virginia, which officially breaks ground in Danville this week. The company said the $650 million full-service entertainment facility is scheduled to open in late 2024.
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Caesars Shares Rise 7% After Casino Partnership With Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
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Video gambling totals rise

Following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown, video gambling in Monroe County is now seemingly bigger than ever before. Based on data from the Illinois Gaming Board, about $55 million was played on Monroe County machines in the first half of 2022. This total is already near the $70.4 million played in 2019, which was…
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Waterloo Man Misses Winning Powerball Millions by ONE Number

Ohh to win the lottery. To win a big lottery. To become an overnight millionaire, or billionaire if it's the recent Mega Millions jackpot. That's the dream, right? No doubt it would be nice to be able to call up work, quit, and kick back on a beach somewhere thanks to matching a few numbers. Well, a Waterloo man just missed living that dream. And…
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Waterloo woman wins second big lottery prize In three years

CLIVE - A Waterloo woman has won a large lottery prize for the second time in three years. "It is very exciting," Sarah Baxter told officials on Monday as she claimed her "Extreme Green Progressive" InstaPlay jackpot prize of $182162 at the lottery's Cedar Rapids regional office. "It feels good to get out of debt. That is my biggest thing." The…
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Woman run off road, robbed after big casino win

DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) - Police in Iowa arrested one of the men they say was responsible for a terrifying robbery of a woman who had just won a significant amount of money at Prairie Meadows Casino. The victim won two jackpots at the casino totaling more than $10000, Sgt. Paul Parizek of the Des Moines Police Department said. She was driving home…
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Woman run off road, robbed after big casino win
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Quick stop for food leads to $50K Fast Play win for Charles Co. Woman

Visiting a Prince George's County restaurant gave a Charles County woman more than just a good meal on July 16. She tried her luck with a $10 FAST PLAY ticket and left with a tasty $50000 prize. The lucky winner could match five of the eight winning numbers on the FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers ticket for the big win. She found Lottery luck at Texas Ribs…
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Quick stop for food leads to $50K Fast Play win for Charles Co. Woman
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Casinos in Iowa report record revenue in FY2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Iowa casinos posted record profits in fiscal 2022, even as Governor Kim Reynolds and Republicans in the legislature cited "gambling fatigue" while placing a moratorium on any new casinos in the state. In all, Iowa casinos reported $1.76 billion in gross revenue for traditional casino games and slots and an additional…
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Casinos in Iowa report record revenue in FY2022
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Ground Broken On WarHorse Casino In Southwest Lincoln

Lincoln residents are one step closer to being able to play games of chance and wager on sports. Ground was broken Tuesday morning on the WarHorse Casino at Lincoln Race Course. Lance Morgan is president and CEO of Ho-Chunk, Inc, the parent company of the casino, and says they expect to invest $300 million in the project. "We're going to create 900…
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Ground Broken On WarHorse Casino In Southwest Lincoln
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Iowa Gov. pushed not to sign casino moratorium bill as P2E's Cedar Rapids project developers unveil $250M plans

Despite Iowa lawmakers passing last week a two-year moratorium on new casino licenses, developers and backers of a $250 million casino proposal in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, have unveiled details and plans for their project, called "Cedar Crossing." The Linn County Gaming Association (LCGA), Cedar Rapids Development Group, and Peninsula Pacific…
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Iowa Gov. pushed not to sign casino moratorium bill as P2E's Cedar Rapids project developers unveil $250M plans
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Cedar Rapids’ casino plans envision $250 million ‘Cedar Crossing’ entertainment complex at old Coope

CEDAR RAPIDS - Undeterred by state lawmakers' action to block new casino licenses until 2024, local casino backers have unveiled plans for a $250 million, 160000 square-foot entertainment and cultural arts complex near downtown Cedar Rapids at the site of now-demolished Cooper's Mill. The Cedar Crossing casino proposal, shared exclusively with The…
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Cedar Rapids’ casino plans envision $250 million ‘Cedar Crossing’ entertainment complex at old Coope
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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 before June 30, 2024. "This is incredibly unfair," Cedar Rapids Democrat Rep. Kirsten…
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Cedar Rapids' chance for a casino will be blocked by surprise amendment to gambling bill
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RDA awards gambling proceeds to community organizations

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The Regional Development Authority Board, which holds the license to the Rhythm City Casino, has approved 77 community grant awards, totaling $1950802 in gambling proceeds to support area nonprofit, civic, and governmental organizations. $250000 will be paid as multi-cycle commitments to Humility Housing and Service, Inc.…
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Benton County Man Wins Big InstaPlay Lottery Prize

A Benton County man said he plans to buy a new motorcycle after winning a lottery prize of more than $60000. Skyler Kimm, 29, of Blairstown, won a jackpot prize of $60144 in the Iowa Lottery's "JACKPOT PARTY Progressive" InstaPlay game. He bought his winning ticket at Kimm's Mini Mart, 604 Locust St. in Blairstown. Kimm, a sheet metal-worker,…
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Casino jackpot turned into bad luck for Dike ATM burglars

DIKE -- Two Mason City men used a city-owned pickup truck in an attempt to steal ATMs in Dike, according to the Grundy County Sheriff's Office. And the two were caught when they won big at a casino, according to court records. Ryan Marek, 30, and Brandon Hufstedler, 36, each face charges of second-degree burglary, three counts of third-degree…
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Casino jackpot turned into bad luck for Dike ATM burglars
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Northeast Iowa Men Win $100,000, $10,000 Iowa Lottery Prizes

Two northeast Iowa men won a combined total of over $100000 in Iowa Lottery scratch games in February. Toby Williamson of Cedar Falls won the fourth top prize of $100000 in the Iowa Lottery's "Jewel 7's" scratch game after purchasing his winning ticket at the Thunder Ridge Ampride in Cedar Falls. "Jewel 7's" is the same scratch game that also…
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Northeast Iowa Men Win $100,000, $10,000 Iowa Lottery Prizes
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Potential Cedar Rapids casino operator sells some assets to Churchill Downs

The would-be operator of a Linn County casino is selling its Sioux City casino and other properties to Churchill Downs Inc. The $2.5 billion deal, announced Tuesday, does not affect Peninsula Pacific Entertainment's plans to develop a casino in Cedar Rapids, should one ever be approved by the state. (The Gazette) The would-be operator of a Linn…
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Potential Cedar Rapids casino operator sells some assets to Churchill Downs
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UPDATED: Churchill Downs parent to take over Hard Rock Sioux City casino as part of $2.5B deal

SIOUX CITY -- The parent company of the iconic Kentucky Derby would gain control of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City as part of a blockbuster $2.485 billion deal announced Tuesday that also includes the sale of gaming properties in Virginia and New York. Under terms of its purchase agreement with Peninsula Pacific Entertainment, Churchill…
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UPDATED: Churchill Downs parent to take over Hard Rock Sioux City casino as part of $2.5B deal
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UPDATED: Churchill Downs parent to operate Hard Rock Sioux City casino as part of $2.485B deal

SIOUX CITY -- The parent company of the iconic Kentucky Derby would gain control of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City as part of a blockbuster $2.485 billion deal announced Tuesday that also includes gaming properties in Virginia and New York. Under terms of its purchase agreement with Peninsula Pacific Entertainment, Churchill Downs…
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UPDATED: Churchill Downs parent to operate Hard Rock Sioux City casino as part of $2.485B deal
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Iowa’s casino cartel remains the favorite in latest C.R. license push

A lighting feature above a central bar on the casino floor at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort in Riverside, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette) So would you like to bet on the prospects for a Cedar Rapids casino to land a long-sought state gaming license? At this point, I'd recommend saving your money. The house, in this…
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Iowa’s casino cartel remains the favorite in latest C.R. license push
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Ozzy Osbourne is Interested in Casino Investing

John Michael Osbourne, also known as "Ozzy," is a well-known rock musician of the present day. He first came to public attention in the 1970s as a founding member and lead singer of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, who rocketed to international popularity and remain a popular band to this day (despite their recent retirement). Nowadays, he is…
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Ozzy Osbourne is Interested in Casino Investing
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Win big: Jobs available at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino

Looking for a new job? Hit the jackpot by landing one with Harrah's Cherokee Casino. Harrah's is hiring for multiple full-time, part-time and on-call positions (read: finance, security, hotel, food and beverage, engineering, retail+ more) at both their Cherokee and Murphy locations. Did you know? Harrah's Cherokee Casino has expanded by opening…
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Win big: Jobs available at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
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Analyst Says Council Bluffs, Sioux City Casinos Will Survive New Gambling In Nebraska

Western Iowa - An expert who studied the Iowa gambling market says the state-licensed casinos in Council Bluffs and Sioux City are going to feel a big impact as Nebraska's casinos ramp up - but says they will weather the storm. Matt Rowe of Spectrum Gaming Group says there will be some adjustments. He says the Iowa casinos have some advantages in…
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Analyst Says Council Bluffs, Sioux City Casinos Will Survive New Gambling In Nebraska
The Quad City Times

Gaming loss to other states could help C.R. casino

ALTOONA - New market studies commissioned by the panel that regulates Iowa gaming facilities show Nebraska's plans to build casinos along Iowa's western border will eat into industry revenue in this state - which Cedar Rapids officials hope will finally lead to regulators approving a casino in Iowa's second-largest city. However, one report…
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Gaming loss to other states could help C.R. casino
The Courier

Gaming loss to other states could help Cedar Rapids casino

ALTOONA - New market studies commissioned by the panel that regulates Iowa gaming facilities show Nebraska's plans to build casinos along Iowa's western border will eat into industry revenue in this state - which Cedar Rapids officials hope will finally lead to regulators approving a casino in Iowa's second-largest city. However, one report…
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Gaming loss to other states could help Cedar Rapids casino
Sequoyah County TImes

Man takes another’s wallet from casino

A Roland man has been charged with felony grand larceny and possession of credit card belonging to another after reportedly taking a man's dropped wallet from Cherokee Casino Roland. Aaron D. Peters, 39, was formally charged Dec. 29, 2021, in Sequoyah County District Court and received a $9000 bond. He is now scheduled for a Jan. 5 felony…
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Ottumwa Courier

Cincinnati man wins $11K in lotto

CLIVE - A southern Iowa man who claimed a lottery prize of more than $11000 said his wife predicted the big win. Wesley Bradley, 51, of Cincinnati, won a Jumbo Bucks Progressive InstaPlay jackpot prize of $11529.95. He had won several small prizes throughout the day and used the winnings from each ticket to buy another. After his latest win,…
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Gambling News

Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos Settle on No Smoking Policy Indoors

Smoking has become a hot topic for many casinos during the pandemic. While many feared that turning away smokers would only add to the casino industry's ailments, it turned to have the opposite effect. As it turns out, patrons are happier when they are not drowned in smoke and can enjoy a less sickly environment. enforce a non-smoking policy on…
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Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos Settle on No Smoking Policy Indoors
Ottumwa Courier

Ottumwa man wins $108,000 lottery prize

CLIVE - Terry Burtlow Jr. was making an innocent stop at Casey's in Pella after making a service call. He then picked up a Jackpot Party Progressive InstaPlay ticket. The rest, they say, is history. Burtlow, who works for Dr. Pepper in Ottumwa, won $108639 in the game, purchasing the ticket at the Casey's store located at 414 S. Clark St. "I go…
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The Arkansas Democrat

State to issue Pope County casino license to Cherokee Nation Businesses

The Pope County casino license will be awarded to Cherokee Nation Businesses of Oklahoma by the close of business Monday, the Arkansas Racing Commission ruled Friday afternoon. The meeting, which was held with the majority of the members participating by telephone, lasted less than 30 minutes, but was fraught with lengthy moments of silence when…
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State to issue Pope County casino license to Cherokee Nation Businesses
Smoky Mountain News

Cherokee announces record casino profits, plans for expansion

In the space of two days last week, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announced its biggest per capita distribution and approved a loan agreement for a $275 million expansion to the Valley River casino in Murphy. On Dec. 1, tribal members will receive checks worth $8840 - or $7514 after taxes - from casino profits earned from April 1 through…
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Cherokee announces record casino profits, plans for expansion
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Charles City Man Among North Iowans Winning Iowa Lottery Prizes in October

A Charles City man is one of three north Iowans to win large cash prizes with Iowa Lottery scratch games in October. Kerry Ensign won $30000 in the Iowa Lottery's "Win Big" scratch game after purchasing his winning ticket at Stop-N-Shop in Marble Rock. "Win Big" is a $30 scratch game that features eight top prizes of $300000 and 42 prizes of…
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Charles City Man Among North Iowans Winning Iowa Lottery Prizes in October
Iowa Public Radio

Linn County will vote on a gambling referendum Tuesday. The outcome could have impacts statewide

Linn County residents once again have the chance to weigh in on whether gambling should be allowed in the community. The referendum on the ballot Tuesday could have implications for communities across the state that rely on revenues from existing casinos. The gambling industry has grown significantly in Iowa since lawmakers opened the door for…
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Linn County will vote on a gambling referendum Tuesday. The outcome could have impacts statewide
The Gazette

As casino backers look to pass Linn County gaming referendum, potential location uncertain

The three Cedar Rapids casino proposals to be considered by state regulators include (from left) Cedar Crossing 2.0, Cedar Crossing 1.0 and Wild Rose. (renderings provided by casino development groups) CEDAR RAPIDS - When voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 2 local elections, they'll have the option of backing a measure to keep the door open for…
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As casino backers look to pass Linn County gaming referendum, potential location uncertain
KCHA News

North Iowa Casino Fined for Underage Gambling Violations

A north Iowa casino is one of four gambling facilities in the state that will pay a fine for allowing underage gamblers on the gaming floor. The Diamond Jo Worth Casino in Northwood has agreed to pay a $20000 penalty for a minor who entered the gambling floor unchallenged. Racing And Gaming Administrator Brian Ohorilko says the minor was on the…
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North Iowa Casino Fined for Underage Gambling Violations
98.1 KHAK

Ahead of Linn Vote, Four Iowa Casinos Face Underage Violations

With another attempt on the November 2 Linn County ballot to bring a casino to Cedar Rapids, whatever limited chance there was may be hindered yet again by news of four Iowa casinos being fined for "violations involving minors". Four casinos in the state are being charged a combined $130000. Starting with Catfish Bend in Burlington, Radio Iowa says…
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Ahead of Linn Vote, Four Iowa Casinos Face Underage Violations
Radio Iowa

Underage violations lead to fines for 4 casinos

Four casinos are paying a combined $130000 dollars in fines to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission for gambling violations involving minors. Racing And Gaming administrator, Brian Ohorilko, says the Catfish Bend Casino in Burlington was fined for the actions of an underage male. "He entered the casino floor unchallenged, was on the floor for 47…
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The Gazette

Cedar Rapids needs positive options, not casino gambling

Thank you for the letter printed in The Gazette from Kurt Rogahn giving a personal example of how gambling had a devastating effect in his family. Cedar Rapids needs wholesome, family oriented activities to help offset all the negative pull against us, and a gambling casino in our midst is not the answer. Years ago, I was a member of the "No Dice"…
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Cedar Rapids needs positive options, not casino gambling
The Gazette

The Gazette’s endorsement: Vote ‘yes’ on Linn County casino gambling referendum

Note: Staff editorials represent the consensus view of The Gazette's editorial board. Read more about the process: Cedar Rapids deserves a casino. Ultimately, that decision is out of our hands - it's up to state regulators. But to keep the dream alive, voters must approve the Nov. 2 referendum to renew the county's casino gambling authorization.…
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The Gazette’s endorsement: Vote ‘yes’ on Linn County casino gambling referendum
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No winner: Biggest Powerball jackpot in months grows larger

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The biggest lottery prize in months grew larger after no ticket matched all five numbers and the Powerball drawn on Saturday night. The estimated jackpot for the next drawing on Monday is $670 million. Saturday night's numbers were 28, 38, 42, 47 and 52. The Powerball was 1. The Powerball jackpot has slowly climbed thanks to…
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FOX 21 Local News

After 40 Powerball Drawings, Will Someone Win $685M Jackpot?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - After 40 drawings without a big Powerball winner, maybe the 41st attempt will be different. Thanks to nearly four months of futility, Monday's Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $685 million, making it the eighth largest in U.S. lottery history. No one has won the game's grand prize since June 5. The jackpot…
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After 40 Powerball Drawings, Will Someone Win $685M Jackpot?
The Gazette

Iowa’s gambling flood gates opened 50 years ago

In the April 12, 1972, edition of The Gazette, Iowa Solicitor General Harold Haesemeyer predicted the Legislature's decision that year to scrap a constitutional provision banning lotteries in Iowa would not open the flood gates to legalized gambling. "The only real effect is that the Legislature will have some flexibility in legislating on…
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Iowa’s gambling flood gates opened 50 years ago
The Gazette

For now, ‘potential’ is all Cedar Rapids casino backers have

Supporters of casino gambling in Cedar Rapids gathered for lunch this past week. "Potential" was the main course. "We've proven time and again that nothing will stand between us and achieving our potential," said the narrator of a video extolling the entertainment and economic benefits of a future Linn County casino. "To make our future days…
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For now, ‘potential’ is all Cedar Rapids casino backers have
The Clinton Herald

Casino operations mark 30 years in Clinton

CLINTON - June 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of casino operations in Clinton. After passing a referendum in 1989 supporting legalized gambling, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission awarded a full gambling license to the Clinton County Gaming Association/Mississippi Belle II in January 1991. Five months later, in June 1991, the Mississippi Belle…
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Casino operations mark 30 years in Clinton
Huddersfield Town

GOLDEN GAMBLE RESULTS: EVERTON

Top prize of £500 at the Carabao Cup game - Golden Gamble results from Everton match - Top prize of £500 and two other prizes also won - Draw will return on Saturday 28 August 2021 Were you a lucky winner with Huddersfield Town's Golden Gamble draw, sponsored by Barden Print, against Everton on Tuesday night? Match day host Paul Ramsden drew the…
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GOLDEN GAMBLE RESULTS: EVERTON
N'West Iowa

Renovations planned for Larchwood casino

LARCHWOOD-The inside of Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort is in for a new look that general manager Sharon Haselhoff bets will wow guests once it is complete. The casino, located northwest of Larchwood, recently announced a two-part renovation plan that is set to begin this fall and cost about $8 million. The first phase will take place on the…
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Renovations planned for Larchwood casino
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Iowa: Diamond Jo Casino to host two job fairs in August

iamond Jo Casino in Northwood, Iowa will be holding two job fairs set for Wednesday, August 18, and Saturday, August 21. The casino is seeking to hire more than 75 new members for multiple departments. Positions available include cash operations, count room, VIP casino hosts, Subway sandwich artists, cooks, servers, bartenders, supervisor…
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