CASINO VOTE: Voters To Go To The Polls

Posted on: 7:32 pm, May 5, 2013, by

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On Tuesday, Warren County voters will decide whether they want gambling in their neighborhood.

Supporters want developers with Wild Rose Entertainment to build a multimillion dollar casino, hotel, events center, and bowling alley near Norwalk.

They say the project would bring jobs and money to the county.

Opponents say there’s already a casino nearby at Prairie Meadows and they say they don’t want crime and the negative lifestyle that could come with gambling.

The polls in Warren County are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

vote yes casinoThis vote is not final.

If voters approve the measure, the casino would still have to pass city zoning votes and the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission would have to also approve the casino.