Reinvesting In Iowa » Appropriation of State Taxes

Iowa Gaming Association members pay millions of dollars in state taxes annually. These funds are appropriated by the Iowa General Assembly for a variety of visionary purposes. To see how the funds are being used, click on the links below.

The estimated 2021 appropriations and outlays from revenue generated by Iowa's commercial casinos total $314 million!

Millions of dollars were put toward the environment, county endowments, job creation, revenue bonds and more. You can also see a glimpse of specific projects that were funded.


Estimated Appropriations

"Gaming Benefits Iowa" Series

From 2004 to 2008, the IGA provided a detailed look at the different programs across Iowa that benefited from gaming tax revenues, such as Rebuilding Iowa's Infrastructure projects, the Healthy Iowans initiatives and Vision Iowa. These reports are available below.


Revenues from 2020 state gaming taxes that went to Iowa's Environment First Fund.