Quad-Cities Basics
Health and Education
Things to do

List of Advertisers


Sleep Inn
Smile Awhile Preschool
300 West 2ND AVE
Milan IL.

St. Mary's Cemetery
2301 3rd St
East Moline IL

Stay Bridge Suites
4729 Progress Drive
Davenport IA

Stenzel Auction Service
14619 East 600th Street
Osco Illinois

Steppan Up In Style
2302 E. 11th Street #3
Davenport IA

Stoney Creek Inn
101 18TH Str.
Moline IL

Strieter Motor Co.
520 W Kimberly Rd
Davenport IA

Terri's Dogstyling School
3848 N. Division
Davenport IA

The Added Touch
The Quad Cities Animal Welfare Center

Trissel Graham and Toole Inc.
Villa Montessori School
2100 48
Moline IL

Ward Chiropractic Clinic
1802 West Locust Street
Davenport IA

Can I take a chance on a gambling boat?

The Quad-Cities offers three different gambling experiences, with a fourth upriver in Clinton:

-- Jumer's Casino Rock Island, Mississippi River at 1735 1st Ave., Rock Island; (309) 793-4200

-- Isle of Capri, Mississippi River at 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf; (563) 359-7280, (800) 724-5825

-- Rhythm City Casino, Mississippi River at 101 W. River Drive, Davenport; (563) 328-8000

-- The Mississippi Belle II, 311 Riverview Drive, Clinton; (800) 457-9975 or (563) 243-9000

Gambling enthusiasts visiting the Quad-Cities have plenty of variety and excitement awaiting them. Admission is free at all casinos. Rhythm City and Isle of Capri are open 24 hours a day; Casino Rock Island is open from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. every day; the Mississippi Belle II is open 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Jumer's Casino Rock Island

Jumer's Casino Rock Island has five floors of gaming action. The ship is beautifully furnished, from its elaborate nautical antiques to elegant tapestries and walnut woodwork, antique statues and stained-glass ceilings.

Gaming includes blackjack, craps, roulette, Caribbean Stud, three-card poker, Texas hold'em bonus and more than 700 slot machines. Enjoy a lunch or dinner buffet, as well as Sunday brunch, on the Effie Afton Towboat Restaurant. There is free parking and free valet parking.

Jumer's Casino Rock Island is at the foot of 18th Street in The District, downtown Rock Island's arts and entertainment area.

Rhythm City Casino

Rhythm City Casino, in downtown Davenport, features a music theme throughout its sprawling 30,000-square-foot boat, the Treble Clef. The three-level facility offers more than 1,000 slots and 13 table games.

Favorite tunes and videos are played on the over 60 plasmas throughout the property.

The property also features a '50s Rock Around the Clock Diner, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner blue-plate specials and fountain-style desserts, as well as the all-you-can-eat Hit Parade Buffet. Call 800-THE ISLE or


Isle of Capri

Isle of Capri Casino, in downtown Bettendorf, has two decks of 24-hour gaming with over 1,000 slots and 33 table games including live poker. The attached Isle Center is a 14,000-square-foot meeting and banquet center.

A new hotel tower in 2007 makes this hotel complex the largest in Iowa with a total of over 500 rooms.

The Caribbean Cove Showroom, a 200-seat showroom, features live entertainment on weekends.

The Oasis Bar and Marina has 55 slips with gas, food and drinks and showers. Call 800-THE ISLE or

The Mississippi Belle II

The Mississippi Belle II in Clinton has two floors offering everything from blackjack, roulette, three-card poker and craps to slot and video machines.

A gift shop is located at Player Services on a barge near the boat. The dining room and entertainment stage are on the third level, with an observation deck on the fourth. Lunch, brunch and dinner buffets are served in the dining-room area, which seats 325. Cruises are offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, May to October, weather permitting. Hotel packages also are available with local hotels through the Player's Club.

The Wild Rose Casino and Resort broke ground in June with completion expected to be in 12 to 14 months. At that time, the Mississippi Belle II is expected to close.

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