The Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Waterloo has joined the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort in contributing to Just Say No Casino in an effort to defeat the March 5 referendum in Linn County on casino gaming.
On Monday, the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission made public a document that shows that the Waterloo casino has informed the commission that it has signed a contract with Just Say No Casino to provide up to $150,000 to the anti-casino group’s campaign in Linn County.
This report follows one released by the state commission on Friday that showed that the Riverside casino has reported that it had signed a contract with Just Say No Casino and intended to spend up to $1.5 million to defeat the Linn County casino ballot measure.
What do you think? Is it appropriate for nearby casinos to fund a campaign opposing the Linn County gambling referendum?