Newsmakers: Linn County voters approve casino referendum

Developers, supporters to move ahead with application to state Racing and Gaming Commission

A billboard along First Avenue East in Cedar Rapids promotes Linn County’s Nov. 2 gaming referendum. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

NOV 8 Supporters of a Cedar Rapids casino will have another opportunity to develop a proposal for consideration by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, after voters approved a referendum Nov. 2 that permanently authorizes gaming in Linn County. A total of 24,169 Linn County voters (54.7%) cast ballots in favor of the referendum, while […]

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