$42 million casino proposed for Tama County
November 17, 2009
DES MOINES - Details were released yesterday for a proposed $42 million casino
to be built in Tama County. It would be located along the new U.S.
Highway 30 bypass between Tama and Toledo.
The project was proposed by Signature Management Group of Iowa and Tama County
Community Enrichment, who are one of four groups hoping to get a state casino
license. The deadline for submitting plans to state officials was Monday.
The Tama County proposal would build a casino featuring 500 slot machines,
18 table games and a 500-seat conference center. The dining facilities would
include a buffet, sit-down restaurant and sports bar.
In addition the casino would include:
- Holiday Inn Express
- RV park with an executive clubhouse
- 90-acre ATV park for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling
- Outdoor amphitheater
It is estimated the casino would generate $40 million in its first year with
$13 million paid to the state.
Return to Iowa Casinos.