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2/2/2017

Iowa Council of Foundations & Iowa Gaming Association Release Annual Report to State

(Des Moines, Iowa)– The Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) have released their joint annual report, Building Iowa’s Communities Through Philanthropy: A Snapshot o...

1/9/2017

Iowa Gaming Association Elects Sharon Haselhoff 2017 Chair of Board of Directors

Sharon Haselhoff, General Manager of Grand Falls Casino and Golf Resort in Larchwood, Iowa, was elected  2017 Chair of the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) at its annual board of directors meeting. Ms....

3/29/2016

Iowa’s Casino Industry Celebrates 25 Years!

On April 1st and throughout the upcoming month there will be celebrations to recognize and applaud the launch of a significant industry that has now grown to 19 commercial casinos in Iowa with a $1 bi...

1/21/2016

Iowa’s Council of Foundations & Iowa Gaming Association Release Annual Report to State

(Des Moines, Iowa) – The Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) are pleased to announce the release of their joint annual report Building Iowa’s Communities Through P...

8/3/2015

19 Licensed Commercial Casinos Participate in 16th Annual Responsible Gaming Education Week August 3-7

This year’s Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW) will be held August 3-7 at each of the 19 state-regulated licensed casinos. Each casino location will offer several activities to heighten awarenes...

2/18/2015

"Building Iowa's Communities Through Philanthropy" Annual Grant Report Released

The Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) are releasing their joint annual report to the legislature and many other key stakeholders this week. It is entitled "Build...

12/18/2014

Groundbreaking New Research Reveals Impressive Magnitude of Casino Gaming Industry in Iowa

Washington, DC – For the first time ever, a new study conducted by Oxford Economics examines the vast, positive economic impact of the gaming industry on Iowa’s economy. The American Gaming Associatio...

8/1/2014

Iowa Commercial Casinos to Hold Responsible Gaming Education Week August 4-8

"Getting to Know Gaming" is the theme. The 17th annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW) will be held at the 18 Iowa Commercial Casinos August 4-8. A theme of “Getting to Know Responsible Ga...

6/10/2014

NEW POLL: Voters View Casino Gaming More Favorably Than Ever Before

Washington - Voters across the political spectrum view casino gaming more favorably than ever before, according to a new nationwide poll conducted by respected political pollsters Mark Mellman and Gle...

5/17/2014

Ruth Kehl Receives Founders Award at Iowa Women Leaders in Gaming Summit

Ruth Kehl was honored at the Iowa Gaming Association’s Inaugural Women Leaders in Gaming Summit with the industry’s first ever Founders Award.  This award was established to recognize a woman who ha...

5/1/2014

Womens Leaders in Gaming Summit to be Held

The Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) is proud to host the state’s first Women Leaders in Gaming Summit on May 14, 2014 at Prairie Meadows Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa. The Summit is a gathering of ...

2/14/2014

"Building Iowa's Communities Through Philanthropy" Annual Grant Report Released for 2012-2013

The Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) are releasing their joint annual report (download it here) to the legislature and many other key stakeholders this week. It...

8/1/2013

IGA's Members Lead the Support for Responsible Gaming in the 16th Annual Responsible Gaming Education Week

As part of promoting responsible gaming throughout the year, a more focused effort will take place August 5-9 when Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW) will be held at the 18 commercial casinos ar...

7/30/2012

For the 15th Year Iowa’s Commercial Casinos Highlight Responsible Gaming Education Awareness on July 30-August 3

Iowa’s 18 commercial casinos that are members of the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) are All In For Responsible Gaming, which is the theme of this year’s Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW). During...

5/16/2012

AGA Releases 2012 State of the States Report

"More than four out of five (83 percent) community leaders say that the introduction of casinos has met or exceeded their expectations, and the same overwhelming majority (83 percent) says that the ov...

4/7/2011

Impact on Iowa of the Proposed Wagering Tax Increase

2/1/2011

MEDIA ADVISORY: Building Iowa's Communities Through Philanthropy

12/29/2010

Joe Massa Elected 2011 IGA Board Chair

7/30/2010

State of Iowa Proclamation: Aug 2-6 is Iowa Responsible Gaming Education Week

2/8/2010

MEDIA ADVISORY: The County Endowment Fund Program

The County Endowment Fund Program A Catalyst for Philanthropic Partnerships  Community foundations in the eighty-five counties that do not hold a state issued gaming license are playing a vital ro...

8/3/2009

Iowa's Commercial Casinos Focus on "Knowing the Code" during Responsible Gaming Education Awareness August 3-7

3/16/2009

Iowa’s Commercial Casinos Increase Ag Commodity Purchases

2/6/2008

The 2006-2007 County Endowment Fund Program Report Has Been Released With Information on 85 Organizations.

Community foundations in the eighty-five Iowa counties that do not hold a state issued gaming license are impacting their communities in more ways than one. As part of the County Endowment Fund Progra...

5/16/2007

Casinos Are Iowa’s Largest Tourist Attraction-May is Tourism Month and Iowa’s Casinos Remain Top Draw

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