IRGC & IOWA D-C-I OVERSEE ARGOSY CASINO SHUTDOWN

IRGC & IOWA D-C-I OVERSEE ARGOSY CASINO SHUTDOWN

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WITH THE ARGOSY RIVERBOAT CASINO SHUTTING DOWN OPERATIONS WEDNESDAY, THERE’S A SPECIFIC PROCESS THAT TAKES PLACE TO CLOSE THE GAMBLING OPERATIONS.

BRIAN OHORILKO, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE IOWA RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION, SAYS A TEAM OF AGENTS FROM BOTH THE IRGC AND THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS ARE OVERSEEING THE SHUT DOWN:


OC…AFTER 5PM. ;16

OHORILKO SAYS ALL THE SLOTS AND TABLE GAMES STOP AT THE SAME TIME.

THE MONEY IS TAKEN TO A ROOM TO BE COUNTED AND THEN THE SLOT MACHINES WILL ALL BE OPENED UP:


OC….IS INTACT. :19

AGENTS THEN REMOVE THE TAPE AND SECURE IT SO IT CAN’T BE USED ELSEWHERE.

AN INVENTORY OF THE MACHINES IS TAKEN BEFORE THEY LEAVE THE BOAT AND IOWA TO GO TO OTHER FACILITIES OWNED BY PENN GAMING.

IT’S THE FIRST TIME IN OVER ELEVEN YEARS THE COMMISSION HAS CLOSED A CASINO IN THIS MANNER.

OHORILKO EXPECTED THE ARGOSY TO STOP GAMING BEFORE 5PM TO INSURE PASSENGERS WERE OFF THE BOAT BY THAT TIME.