March 22, 2005

Ten casinos betting the farm on locating in Iowa

9 companies or investors have applied for gambling licenses in Iowa. They include plans for 10 land based or riverboat casinos in:

--Washington County
--Fort Dodge
--Worth County
--Waterloo (2)
--Black Hawk county
--Franklin County
--Emmetsburg (2)
--Ottumwa

3 Comments:

At 3/22/2005 12:51 PM, Blogger Fly-on-the-wall said...

Annoying that links to qconline articles are password protected. Links to qctimes articles are out in the clear.

One could speculate whether this situation is an accurate reflection of the political landscape in Iowa v Illinois, but I won't choose to go there.

 
At 3/22/2005 11:53 PM, Blogger The Inside Dope said...

It's always been a pain that QC Online chooses to go with a pay system for the general public. I mean, there are very very few papers that do this, The Wall Street Journal being one, and perhaps some other locals.

And if you are a subscriber to their interenet service, then you can view the content. And if you subscribe to the print version of their papers, you can fool around and register after digging up your subscriber account number.

I guess they're trying to make the online paper a value added to their net service, but it is frustrating.
I appologize to those visitors who can't access the links to Dispatch/Argus stories.

 
At 3/23/2005 1:19 PM, Blogger The Inside Dope said...

I might add one suggestion. That if you can't access the story on QC Online, you might just do a search for the story on Google news or some other search engine. Some of the stories are likely covered by the AP, and many outlets carry the AP feeds.

 

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