The ordinance, if approved by the City Council, would allow the city’s pro sports arenas and ballparks to purchase sports wagering licenses and allow visitors to place bets.
Casino bosses are reportedly desperate to get Jennifer Lopez back to Las Vegas for a residency to cash in on the interest in her rekindled romance with Ben Affleck.
DES MOINES — Iowa gamblers ended fiscal 2021 with a record-breaking flurry, setting new all-time marks for betting on casino, sports and lottery games that taken together topped $3.2 billion.
Police determined the money had been taken from a briefcase that was in the bed of a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck
The temporary casino could operate for two years while the $311 million Hard Rock Casino Rockford is under construction.
For the last year or so, the idea of visiting a local restaurant and requesting to be seated outside wasn’t simply a way to enjoy a meal and a…
DES MOINES — Iowa casinos are on track to have their most-profitable year ever, with officials crediting “pent-up” post-pandemic demand among Iowans eager to spend money at entertainment venues as a key factor in the fiscal 2021 revenue surge.
To Mike Anger in Midland, Michigan, a $100 round-trip airline flight and $260 for five nights at a Las Vegas hotel made it too easy to say yes.
A man who shot and killed two people and wounded a third at a Wisconsin casino's restaurant before police killed him had been fired from the e…
A gunman killed two people at a Wisconsin casino restaurant and seriously wounded a third before he was killed by police late Saturday, in what authorities said appeared to be a targeted attack.
DES MOINES — Last month’s college basketball “madness” carried over to Iowa’s sports betting apps, with wagering hitting a new monthly record of nearly $161.4 million in March.
Sports betting became legal in Illinois a year ago. Then came COVD — and an opportunity.
DES MOINES — “Have device, will gamble” has become the mantra of many Iowans now able to access sports betting websites from their smartphones, computers and other electronic gateways.
Jumer’s Casino & Hotel is set to reopen its sports bar and allow beverages on the casino floor beginning today and then expand its capacity and operating hours beginning Friday — all in accordance with the Phase 4 guidance of Restore Illinois in response to improved COVID-19 conditions in the region.
DES MOINES — Legal sports wagering in Iowa topped the $100 million plateau in December, marking the third month in a row for record-setting growth.
—Evidence of the pandemic has exploded across the Quad-Cities all throughout the month of November.
Jumer's Casino and Hotel will suspend operations at 11 p.m. Thursday to comply with the state's tiered COVID-19 resurgence mitigation measures.
Restrictions coming to Illinois Quad-Cities Wednesday.
Casino revenues off 30% from last fiscal year; lottery sales down 5.8%
Jumer’s Casino and Hotel is being sold by parent company Delaware North to Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc., for $120 million.