There are a few gambling dens in the state, most on immobilized riverboats. The largest of the Iowa gambling halls is the Meswaki Bingo Casino Hotel, a Native American gambling hall in Tama, with 127,669 sq.ft. of casino space, 1,500 slots, thirty table games, such as vingt-et-un, craps, roulette, and baccarat, and several types of poker; also 3 restaurants, daily shows, and gaming advice. One more big Native American gambling den is the Winna Vegas, with 45,000 sq.ft., 668 slot machines, and fourteen table games. Also, the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Council Bluffs is available 24 hours, with 38,500 sq.ft., 1,589 one armed bandits, 36 table games, and four dining rooms. There are numerous other dominant Iowa gambling halls, including Harrah’s Council Bluffs, with 28,250 square feet, 1,212 one armed bandits, and 39 table games.
A smaller Iowa gambling hall is the Diamond Jo, a river boat casino in Dubuque, with 17,813 square feet, 776 slots, and 19 table games. The Catfish Bend river boat, in Fort Madison, with 13,000 sq.ft., 535 slots, and 14 table games. Another Iowa river boat gambling den, The Isle of Capri, is available all hours, 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 entertainment, and Thursday 21 events.
Iowa casinos offer an exceptional amount of tax revenue to the state government of Iowa, which has allowed the bankrolling of a lot of commonwealth wide projects. Tourism has increased at an accelerated percentage accompanied with the demand for processors and an increase in employment. Iowa gambling halls have contributed to the advancement of the economy, and the excitement for gaming in Iowa is absolute.