There are many gambling halls in the commonwealth, the biggest number being on stationary riverboats. The grandest of the Iowa gambling dens is the Meswaki Bingo Casino Hotel, a Native American gambling den in Tama, with 127,669 sq.ft. of gaming space, 1,500 slot machines, 30 table games, like blackjack, craps, roulette, and baccarat, and numerous types of poker; as well as 3 eatery’s, biweekly entertainment, and gaming lessons. Another big Indian gambling den is the Winna Vegas, with 45,000 square feet, 668 one armed bandits, and 14 table games. Furthermore, the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Council Bluffs is available 24 hours, with 38,500 square feet, 1,589 one armed bandits, 36 table games, and 4 dining rooms. There are several other popular Iowa gambling dens, which includes Harrah’s Council Bluffs, with 28,250 square feet, 1,212 slot machines, and 39 table games.

A tinier Iowa gambling hall is the Diamond Jo, a water based casino in Dubuque, with 17,813 square feet, 776 one armed bandits, and 19 table games. The Catfish Bend river boat, in Fort Madison, with 13,000 sq.ft., 535 slot machines, and 14 table games. One more Iowa paddle wheel boat gambling hall, The Isle of Capri, is available all hours, with 24,939 sq.ft., 1,100 slots, and 24 table games. The Mississippi Belle II, a 10,577 square foot river based gambling hall in Clinton, has 506 slots, 14 table games, live productions, and Thursday vingt-et-un tournaments.

Iowa casinos present an exceptional amount of tax money to the state government of Iowa, which has permitted the budgeting of many commonwealth wide activities. Tourism has increased at a fast percentage accompanied with the requirement for companies and a gain in working people. Iowa gambling dens have been instrumental to the growth of the economy, and the excitement for gaming in Iowa is absolute.