Iowa news

Wild Rose Casino, Jefferson
News 10-11-2020

Iowa Sports Betting Handle Surges in October

Iowa sets a new record with its October sports betting handle Another month, another record smashed for Iowa sportsbooks. October saw the Hawkeye State post its highest total sports betting handle, mobile handle revenue generated, surpassing the total figures published in September. State regulators released the numbers on Monday, and they revealed that Iowa generated […]

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NJ Betting handle August
News 16-09-2020

NJ Posts Record Sports Betting Handle for August

The New Jersey Sports betting handle for August has smashed the previous US records New Jersey sports betting set a new country record in August for the total handle in a single month, coming in at $668 million. It tops the previous record, which was Nevada’s total of $614.1 million, which was recorded in November […]

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Prairie Meadows Racetrack
News 13-08-2020

Iowa Sports Betting Handle Bounces Back in July

Strong figures in Iowa’s sports betting handle shows things could be on the road to recovery The sports betting market in Iowa is showing steady signs that it is starting to recover. Although the numbers posted for July would be low for a ‘normal’ month, there has been an improvement since casinos were allowed to […]

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Des Moines, Iowa
News 14-07-2020

Iowa Betting Handle Increases June

Numbers are in and they show the sports betting handle in Iowa has seen a big increase for June The sports betting handle in Iowa has shown a significant increase for June, jumping by a total of $5.7 million, which equates to 82.2% in total. The total sports betting handle in the Hawkeye State for […]

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News 21-02-2020

DraftKings Sportsbook app now live in Iowa

DraftKings continues their sweep of the US as they go live in Iowa after partnership with three Wild Rose Casinos. One of the leading sports betting operators, DraftKings, has officially launched its mobile betting app in Iowa, which will allow anyone inside state lines aged 21 and over to place bets on their favorite teams […]

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Betfred Sportsbook is now in Iowa
News 05-02-2020

Betfred Sportsbook Now Live In Iowa

British-based sports betting operator Betfred is now taking bets in the U.S. for the first time, with its retail sportsbook at Elite’s Grand Falls Casino & Resort in Larchwood, Iowa opening just on time for Super Bowl Sunday. The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here! The Betfred Sportsbook at Grand Falls is NOW […]

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The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Sioux City
News 21-12-2019

Iowa Sports Betting Enjoys Strong November

Sports betting handle in Iowa jumped 27.5% in November from the previous month, with the state’s retail and mobile sportsbooks reporting a total handle of $59.3 million. That’s according to figures released by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC), which also show a sharp rise in online/mobile handle, up 30% to $33.7 million from […]

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Prairie Meadows Sportsbook
News 13-11-2019

Iowa Sports Betting Handle Is On The Up

Iowa bettors wagered $46.5 million in October, a near 21% rise on the previous month, with more than half of the total generated online. That’s according to figures released by to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, who included receipts from all seven of the state’s casinos and other gambling facilities that accept wagers. Overall […]

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PointsBets US expansion
News 25-10-2019

PointsBet Continue Rapid US Expansion

It’s a case of onwards and upwards for PointsBet following a successful launch in New Jersey earlier this year, with plans to start mobile betting in Indiana and Iowa by Super Bowl LIV. CEO Sam Swanell outlined plans for mobile sportsbook launches at the company’s annual meeting this week, with Iowa slated by the end […]

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Prairie Meadows casino in Iowa
News 20-09-2019

Iowa Sports Betting: Strong start for both retail and mobile

Sports betting in Iowa has made a strong start according to figures released by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC). Bettors wagered more than $8.5 million through the 17 days of action in August, which yielded a win of almost $2.2 million for the sportsbooks and nearly $146,000 in tax revenue. The state taxes […]

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