Perhaps a silver lining for developers, they gained a vote. We will have live coverage of the announcement onlineon our Facebook and will be cutting into programming on channel 9 when the vote happens. A look at all three Cedar Rapids casino proposals for Understanding this history, we are very interested in learning how these reports are viewed by IRGC commissioners at the meeting next week.
The third option comes from Wild Rose Entertainment, which plans for a smaller "boutique" casino on First Avenue Southeast, next to the Skogman building. We believe that our proposal struck a delicate balance in terms of offering long-term benefits to Cedar Rapids and Linn County—entertainment; support for downtown hotels, restaurants, theaters, concerts and shops; and nonprofit funding—while also addressing the concerns articulated by the commission back in Two come from Cedar Rapids Development Group.
The third option comes from Wild Rose Entertainment, which plans for a smaller "boutique" casino on First Avenue Southeast, next to the Skogman building. The vote did not pass Three years ago the vote was against the license.
Gaming studies play an important role in the application process. It is disappointing that Linn County will not get a gaming license; as always, we respect the decision of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commissioners. Two come from Cedar Rapids Development Group. You can read both reports below.
All four of these comprise the essential components for awarding gaming licenses. Cedar Rapids is Iowa's second largest city.
Results are updated approximately every minutes. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission denied Cedar Rapids a gaming license in despite public support for a casino, citing similar market studies that found a casino in Cedar Rapids would cannibalize the business of other nearby casinos.
The remaining 45 percent million would come from cannibalization. Watch the raw vote below: The other is a smaller plan, Cedar Crossing Central, that calls for putting a 6 million casino in downtown Cedar Rapids by replacing a parkade next to the U.
The vote is expected to happen between 9 and 9: The estimated construction cost was about million. The Cedar Rapids Development Group strongly believes a casino in Cedar Rapids would not only help grow the gaming industry in Iowa, but would also accelerate local economic development.
They said they may make another bid in coming years. He believed it struck the perfect balance of new revenue and lower cannibalization. The vote did not pass Iowa -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted down for the second time a request from Cedar Rapids for a gambling license on a vote today.
The third option, from Wild Rose Entertainment, planned for a smaller "boutique" casino on First Avenue Southeast, next to the Skogman building. Officials told TV9 they were disappointed, but not giving up hope just yet.
But, you were the second largest city when you turned gaming down. But they are no more important than the written applications, gaming presentations and site visits.
Officials told TV9 they were disappointed, but not giving up hope just yet. The meeting will be held at 8: Its plan calls for an estimated construction cost of about million.