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In an increasingly employee-centric world, benefits and health insurance are top priorities for workers and the employers who want to attract and keep them. The expectations have never been higher, an...


The IGA eShowcase

The Iowa Gaming Association is proud of its Associate Members and strives to show them our commitment and appreciation for their support. The IGA eShowcase is a weekly digital newsletter to casino gen...


Micro Gaming Technologies: Promotional Kiosk/Mobile Solutions for Casinos

Micro Gaming Technologies, Inc. (MGT) designs and develops software to automate, track and report all of your casino promotions. MGT - Card Printing Kiosk from Katherine Wiese on Vimeo. The MGT soft...


eSpotlight: Scientific Games

The ancient secret to riches has been revealed. Introducing the new Money Link™ game series and the captivating Money Link feature, the next evolution of the player-favorite Lock It Link® mechanic! ...


eSpotlight: Data Business Equipment, Inc.

Who is DBE? Data Business Equipment, Inc. (DBE) is a locally owned company based in Des Moines that has been servicing the cash, coin, and ticketing needs of Iowa casinos for decades. With a focus on ...


eSpotlight: GANDER GROUP™

Gander Group™ is a trend-forward product development and merchandising leader, specializing in brand integration into entertainment properties and gaming industry marketing programs. With nearly a cen...


eSpotlight: Everi

Everi is driven to deliver incredible experiences to casino guests through its innovative gaming products and to maximize funds to operators’ floors with industry-leading financial technology solution...


eSpotlight: Aristocrat Technologies

Aristocrat Technologies has been partnering with operators throughout Iowa since 1999. Our games are player-favorites across the state, throughout the Midwest and across the country. Along with an ext...


eShowcase: Concept:3 - We exist to serve your marketing needs!

Shouldn’t your promo supplier be giving you more than just an invoice? As a complete solutions provider we have you covered when it comes to promotional products, premium incentives, personalized gi...


eSpotlight: Standard Textile

Mattress Encasements: Not Just for Bedbugs Learn More About AllerEase® Professional for Standard Textile AllerEase® Professional mattress protectors are designed specifically for the challenges that ...


eSpotlight: Sitler’s LEd Supplies - Bright ideas for high-impact casino lighting

“At first we were reluctant to spend the money to upgrade the lighting. Once the project was completed, we immediately realized the benefits!” - Dan Deery Toyota Lighting is often the unsung hero o...


eSpotlight: Iowa Budweiser Wholesalers - representing Iowa’s four Budweiser wholesalers

7G Distributing Bemiss Distributing Fahr Beverage Golden Eagle Distributing L&L Distributing Kabrick Distributing Natural Light — or Natty, to its friends — is known for producing epic stor...


eSpotlight: KONAMI — Check out this exciting new content!

Treasure Ball 2-level linked progressive, 3-level standalone progressive The progressive bonus is randomly triggered Multiple progressive jackpots and bonus credits can be won on any feature ...


eSpotlight: IGT: Modernizing the player experience and advancing the world of gaming

IGT’s Wheel of Fortune® Cash Link™ Video Slots IGT’s Wheel of Fortune® Cash Link™ Video Slots with its multi-level progressive, exciting base games and new Cash Link feature is an exciting addition to...


The WLG Minute: Women Leaders in Gaming Newsletter

Subscribe to the WLG Minute!  Our WLG Minute publication is a biweekly newsletter that highlights news about women in gaming, human resources and the workforce from Iowans and across the country. T...


eSpotlight: EVERI

EVERI PAYMENTS: Player-focused and data-driven. Everi Payments is leading the evolution of payments in the gaming industry and as such, we have put significant effort into stabilizing the technologic...


eSpotlight: Standard Textile

STANDARD TEXTILE: Introducing the Circa® Bed Wrap Modern, Stylish Look. Quick, Easy Installation. The patented design of Standard Textile's Circa® Bed Wrap allows you to create a clean, simple, ...


eSpotlight: The Printer Inc.

The Printer Inc.: A Marketing Professional with Iowa Roots The Printer Inc. is Iowa’s gaming marketing expert, with more than 15 years of focus on the ins and outs of the industry. Founded and loca...


eSpotlight: Konami Gaming

Check out Konami’s top highlights coming out of October’s 2018 Global Gaming Expo (G2E): The world premiere of Konami’s new KX 43™ video slot cabinet 43-inch 4K Ultra HD display Relaxed slot t...


eSpotlight: eWay Corp.

eWay Corp Quinn Gutshall Manager, Operations and Delivery JP Singh Chief Executive Officer eWay Corp takes old-world business and seamlessly moves it i...


eSpotlight: Iowa Budweiser Wholesalers

Marty Hayes, Sales 319-848-2337 Elizabeth Stith, Marketing 319-270-3311 7G Distributing Bemiss Distributing Fahr Beverage ...


Iowa Gaming Industry Drives Opportunity and Growth for Communities, Small Businesses and Local Non-Profits

The Iowa gaming industry employs over 15,000 people statewide, supports $618 million in wages and has a total economic impact of $2.5 billion, the American Gaming Association (AGA) announced today at ...


Gaming association brings promotional campaign to Des Moines

Casey Clark, Vice President of Communications with the American Gaming Association, wrote an op-ed in the Des Moines Register last week. In the piece, he reiterated the gaming industry's commitment to...


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Associate Member Highlight: Biometrica

Imagine this: You’re on the surveillance team in an Iowa casino. You’re watching a man, and there’s something off about him, but you don’t quite know what. It’s just instinct. You take a quick picture...


Associate Member Highlight: Everi Payments

Everi Payments is leading the evolution of payments in the gaming industry and as such, we have put significant effort into stabilizing the technological platforms for all our cash-access offerings. T...


Associate Member Highlight: Associated Computer Systems

Don’t Gamble on Poor Cybersecurity It’s impossible to ignore the growing threat cybercrime poses to an organization’s reputation and bottom line. The gaming industry has long protected itself fro...


Associate Member Highlight: Scientific Games

Scientific Games: Ultimate Fire Link - Olvera Street & China Street Celebrating the cultural influences of two of the oldest streets in the United States, Olvera Street in Los Angeles and China Stree...


Associate Member Highlight: Capitol Marketing Concepts

Capitol Marketing Concepts: Your One-Stop Shop for Player Incentives & Promotions When it comes to incentivizing your players to hit the tables and up the ante, Capitol Marketing Concepts (CMC) has ev...


Imagine This: Our Continuity Program is unmatched!

This article was written in conjunction with Imagine This, a Diamond-level associate member of the Iowa Gaming Association. When looking at the long-standing relationships Imagine This has with so ...


The Printer Inc.: Iowa’s Own Casino Marketing Pro

When it comes to gaming expertise, Iowa’s homegrown favorite is The Printer Inc., a Des Moines-born company that has been effectively reaching its target audiences since before casinos were opened in ...


2015 Gaming Legislation: Bill Tracking

The 85th general assembly recently passed the first funnel deadline. Following are gaming-related bills that remain alive. You can visit the Iowa Legislature here. You can sign up to track bills here....


Fantasy Sports Bill Gets OK from Iowa Senate Panel

The Des Moines Register reported that Iowans playing in fantasy sports leagues could claim prizes and cash under a bill sent to the Iowa Senate floor on Wednesday. The legislation, Senate Study Bill 1...


2015 Iowa Legislature Kicks Off; Gaming Bills Are Introduced

The Iowa legislature got underway this week and swore in its new two-year General Assembly. Although the ceremony was a prominent feature, matters of business came to the forefront quickly.  Four ga...


Iowa Casino Industry Touts Economic Benefits of Casinos Described by Study

A recent study published by the American Gaming Association received a lot of attention in Iowa for illuminating how the state's commercial gaming benefits Iowa's economy to the tune of $2.5 billion. ...


New casino a big boon for downtown Sioux City

According to an article published on, the city's new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has sparked business and revitalized a previously vacant corridor in the metropolis.  New commercial businesse...


Gaming commission OKs racetrack license for trade group seeking to operate Iowa dog racing

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission recently approved a racetrack license for pari-mutuel wagering to the Iowa Greyhouse Association. The decision gives the group authority to operate the Dubuque Gr...


2013 Statement of Economic Impact: IGA Members Create $1 Billion

In 2013, Iowa's 18 commercial casinos continued as major contributors to statewide economic strength. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission recently announced the total economic impact of Iowa's comme...


AGA Releases 2013 State of the States Report

The American Gaming Association's 2013 State of the States report, which is widely regarded as the most comprehensive resource of its kind, shows that in 2012 the national casino industry saw its seco...


Results of the County Referendum Votes Held to Allow Casino Licenses (1994-2013)

Citizens in the counties seeking gaming operations are required to vote on new licenses and expansions. A vote is also required every eight years to continue gaming operations. This voting process was...


IGA President Talks Gaming on IPTV's "Iowa Press"

Iowa Gaming Association President Wes Ehrecke and Racing and Gaming Commission Chair Jeff Lamberti discuss the future of gaming in Iowa on Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Press." With several communiti...


Responsible Gaming "Code of Conduct" Revised and Re-Released by American Gaming Association

The American Gaming Assocation (AGA) released an updated Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming in January. Highlights of the revisions include best practices about Internet marketing, email communica...


Online Poker Report: An Interview with IGA President Wes Ehrecke

Iowa Gaming Association President Wes Ehrecke chatted with gaming pro Marco Velerio in early January to discuss what's on the horizon for Iowa and online poker legislation. Ehrecke said having online ...


Iowa's Commercial Casinos Have Over a $1 Billion Impact on the State

A new report, "Statement of Economic Impact on the State of Iowa," was recently released by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC). The data is a clear indicator of the significant benefit the 1...


2010 Casino Referendum Votes Pass By an Average of Over 78%


The County Endowment Fund Program: A Catalyst for Philanthropic Partnerships


Commercial Casinos Begin Second Decade of Responsible Gaming Education Awareness August 4-8


Latest AGA White Paper Outlines the Challenges of Estimating the Social Costs of Gambling


Latest AGA White Paper on Casino Workforce Reveals High Level of Job Satisfaction


Increasing the Odds: A Series Dedicated to Understanding Gambling Disorders

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