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Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry

posted on April 18, 2014

Jeff Lambert, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says he and other commissioners are cautious about allowing competing casinos to come in too close to existing casinos. He says Iowa has had a stable gaming industry, and he voted against a proposed Cedar Rapids casino because it would have significantly impacted at least two existing casinos.

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