gambling

Government
8:10 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Report notes Iowa casino dependence on Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is warning that the state's gaming industry relies heavily on Nebraska gamblers for revenue and would lose a lot of business if its western neighbor decided to allow casinos.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Stakeholders uncertain about future of dog racing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Greyhound breeders, casino operators and others are awaiting word on whether Governor Terry Branstad will sign a bill approved by the Legislature that would end racing in Council Bluffs and limit the sport in Dubuque.

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Government
2:55 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Some greyhound owners skeptical about deal

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Some Iowa greyhound owners are skeptical about a measure approved by the Legislature that would make millions of dollars available to the industry in return for closing one dog-racing track and changing ownership of another.

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Government
8:08 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Bill to end dog racing surfaces in Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that would end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs but permits racing to continue in Dubuque is scheduled to be considered Thursday morning by a Senate subcommittee.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Neb. historic horse racing measure approved

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed ballot measure that could allow betting on previously recorded horse races has been passed by the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
10:40 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Lawmakers move forward to end Iowa dog racing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa House panel has moved forward on a bill to end greyhound racing in Iowa and pay breeders and employees in the industry up to $70 million.

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Government
2:50 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Iowa lawmakers could put end to greyhound racing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dog racing could end in Iowa under bills being considered by House and Senate lawmakers.

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Government
8:53 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker pushes for casino gambling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who favors legalized gambling is trying to get the issue before the voters again, offering the enticement of a reduction in property taxes.

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