Iowa Sports Betting One Week Away

Hot on the heels of the announcement that the Iowa cornfields where”Field of Dreams” was filmed will host a Yankees vs. White Sox game the following year comes the news that sports betting will arrive at Iowa much sooner. Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs is anticipated to begin accepting wagers on sports on August 15, according to a Penn National Gambling news release. “Iowa is poised to become the first midwestern country to offer sports wagering because the federal ban was repealed this past year,” Timothy J. Wilmott, chief executive officer of Penn National said in a prepared statement. “We appreciate the diligence of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission that will make it possible for us to start offering this wonderful new amenity at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs prior to the kickoff of soccer season.” Tim Dwight, an Iowa native, 10-year NFL veteran who played in Super Bowl XXXIII and was a two-time All-American at the University of Iowa is scheduled to make the casino first sports wager in its own new renovated sports lounge. Ameristar’s sportsbook is putting up shop in the casino older Amerisports Bar & Grill. It’ll contain a wagering counter with ticket writer channels and lots of new televisions for people to capture all the action. Kiosks will be found through the land, giving an avalanche of sports wagering options from your National Football League into the Premier League. It’s likely that Ameristar Council Bluffs using its state-of-the-art sports wagering lounge will turn into a destination for both bettors and sports lovers from Iowa and Nebraska. The casino is right across the stateline from greater Omaha, Nebraska. “Clients have been clamoring to place sports bets because the legislation passed earlier this season,” explained Paul Czak, General Manager in Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs, said in a prepared statement. “Collegiate and professional sports are embedded in the University of Iowa and Nebraska. We look forward to welcoming clients from throughout the area at the amazing new sports publication at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs.” Additionally, it is a sure bet that the game will be touted at Ameristar’s sports novels when it’s played in Dyersville, IA., on Aug. 13, 2020 on a temporary, 8,000-seat arena which will be built adjacent to this hallowed movie ballfield cut from a cornfield. A pathway will join the temporary ballpark using all the film location at which the film’s prophecy was uttered in hushed tones: Should you build ithe will come” “As a sport that is proud of its own history linking productions, Major League Baseball is excited to deliver a regular season match to the site of Field of Dreams,” MLB Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. stated in a news release. “We anticipate observing the picture’s enduring message of how baseball brings folks together at this distinctive cornfield in Iowa.” View a listing of US sportsbooks by say using Sportsbook Review.

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