Iowa Gambling and Online Casinos – State of the State

Iowa Online Gambling When you think Iowa, you may picture corn or wheat fields in your brain – and gambling is certainly not a word that comes to mind. So it may come as a surprise to most USA gamers to know that Iowa actually has made quite a name for itself within the gambling industry over the past decade.

While most states are only now starting to get the feel for casinos, Iowa has been prospering from the tax revenue from gambling since 1991. That year, Iowa became the first state in the USA to offer riverboat casinos. It became a fad that spread to Louisiana, Mississippi, Illinois, and several other states.

The original idea was small stakes gambling, with $5 limits. That changed in 1994 when state lawmakers passed an amendment eliminating the betting limits. The change contributed to hundreds of millions in additional revenue for the state.

Since 1994, there have been several expansion efforts to the casino industry. Currently, the state is closing in on 20 regulated casinos.

Latest Iowa Casino Gambling News

Stay up to date with the latest news related to online gambling, casinos, and poker in Iowa…

No Break In Gambling Ban Law For Iowa
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad vetoed a bill this week that would have allowed gamblers to choose the amount of time they spent on a casino exclusion list...

Online Casinos for Players from Iowa

There are currently no discussions about new laws in Iowa that would make gambling at casinos online specifically legal. While there are no laws that mention online gambling specifically, many legal analysts believe that gamblers and operators who accept wagers from gamblers in the state over the Internet would be committing a crime under current state statutes. *

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