GOVERNOR’S OFFICE WON’T INTERFERE IN CASINO DISPUTE

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE WON’T INTERFERE IN CASINO DISPUTE

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IOWA’S LT. GOVERNOR SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE WILL STAY OUT OF THE ONGOING CASINO DISPUTE IN SIOUX CITY.

KIM REYNOLDS SAYS THE IOWA RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION WAS APPOINTED TO HANDLE THE STATE’S CASINO GAMBLING ISSUES, AND IT’S THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO DECIDE THE OUTCOME OF THIS DISPUTE :


OC…..RIGHT DECISION. :15

THE RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION WILL HOLD A CONTESTED CASE PROCEEDING NEXT WEDNESDAY IN ALTOONA REGARDING THE DENIAL OF THE OPERATOR LICENSE RENEWAL FOR THE BELLE OF SIOUX CITY RIVERBOAT OPERATED BY PENN NATIONAL GAMING.

THE CASINO BOAT IS BEING ALLOWED TO STAY OPEN UNTIL THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE HARD ROCK CASINO BY SIOUX CITY ENTERTAINMENT IS COMPLETED LATER THIS SUMMER.