Wild Rose Casino Sneak Peak

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The casino floor at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson (Roger Riley WHO-HD)

Work is on going on the  casino floor at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson (Roger Riley WHO-HD)

JEFFERSON, Iowa- Doors to the Wild Rose Casino opened to the media, and some community members on Monday.  The casino is set to open August 1st, with grand opening on August 7th and 8th.

The doors to the casino floor were opened to reveal dozens of gambling machines, some yet to finish installing. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is in the process of testing the new machines.

“We have the entire management team in place, and the casino is really coming together for the August 1 opening,” said Mike Couch, who is General Manager for the Wild Rose Jefferson. “The project is making significant progress every day, and we want to take this opportunity to update the community, and the media.”

Marketing Manager Aaron Harn said Wild Rose is still looking to hire some employees.  There will be a job fair on June 27th. The casino needs dealers, and food and beverage personnel.

Harn said the casino is looking for dealers, and beverage personnel.

“There’s been great input from the community, and the passion for this project has been amazing,” said Harn.

Harn said the Wild Rose Grand Opening will feature a nationally known vocalist.  The name of the performer will be announced July 4th weekend.