There are a few gambling halls located in the state, the biggest number being on immobilized barges. The largest of the Iowa casinos is the Meswaki Bingo Casino Hotel, a Native American gambling den in Tama, with 127,669 sq.ft. of gambling area, 1,500 one armed bandits, thirty table games, such as vingt-et-un, craps, roulette, and baccarat, and many styles of poker; including 3 dining rooms, daily entertainment, and betting classes. A further large American Indian gambling den is the Winna Vegas, with 45,000 square feet, 668 one armed bandits, and 14 table games. Also, the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Council Bluffs never closes, with 38,500 square feet, 1,589 slot machines, 36 table games, and four eatery’s. There are many other dominant Iowa gambling dens, which includes Harrah’s Council Bluffs, with 28,250 sq.ft., 1,212 slot machines, and 39 table games.

A smaller Iowa casino is the Diamond Jo, a water based casino in Dubuque, with 17,813 sq.ft., 776 one armed bandits, and 19 table games. The Catfish Bend river boat, in Fort Madison, with 13,000 sq.ft., 535 one armed bandits, and 14 table games. An additional Iowa river boat gambling hall, The Isle of Capri, is open never closes, with 24,939 square feet, 1,100 one armed bandits, and 24 table games. The Mississippi Belle II, a 10,577 square foot river boat gambling hall in Clinton, has 506 slots, 14 table games, live productions, and Thursday chemin de fer events.

Iowa casinos offer a fantastic deal of tax revenue to the state of Iowa, which has enabled the budgeting of many commonwealth wide projects. Visitors have gotten bigger at a rapid rate accompanied with the demand for companies and an increase in jobs. Iowa gambling halls have been helpful to the expansion of the market, and the excitement for gaming in Iowa is absolute.