Agenda posted for Feb. IRGC meeting

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will hold its semi-regular public meeting Tuesday at Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino. The commission last met in November at Q Casino in Dubuque.

A closed, executive session will be held Monday to review Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation background checks connected to the planned merger of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (the operator of the Isle properties in Waterloo and Bettendorf) and Caesars Entertainment (the operator of Harrah’s and Horseshoe casinos—both in Council Bluffs).

Tues., Feb. 4 IRGC meeting agenda:


  2. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Pursuant to Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)a, d, and g for the purpose of receiving backgrounds of entities related to the transaction by Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

    RECESS UNTIL 8:30 AM, FEBRUARY 4, 2020
  3. APPROVE MINUTES – From November 21, 2019 Commission Meeting
    A. March 10, 2020 – Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Altoona (Submissions are due by February 25, 2020)
    B. April 16, 2020 – Ameristar Casino, Council Bluffs
    C. May 2020 – No Meeting
  5. RULES – Final Adopt
  6. IOWA GAMING ASSOCIATION – Wes Ehrecke, President – County Endowment Program
    A. Request for Approval of Acquisition of a Parent Company involving an Iowa Licensee
    B. Request for Approval of Shelf Application for Debt Financing

A. Dubuque Racing Association, Ltd. [Q Casino]

  1. Communications Engineering Co. (CEC) – Update Audio/Video Display System
  2. Guest Supply – In-Room Guest Supplies per Hilton Specs (OSV)
  3. Lincoln Financial Group – Employee Life, AD&D and STD Insurance
  4. Weber Paper Company – Janitorial and Paper Supplies

    B. Diamond Jo, LLC
  5. The Printer, Inc. – Direct Mail Printing
  6. Adams Outdoor Advertising of Madison, WI – Billboard Advertising (OSV)

    C. Diamond Jo Worth, LLC
  7. AJB Enterprises – Snow Removal and Construction
  8. CoreMark – Convenience Store and Food Service Distributor
  9. King Food Service – Purchase Seafood and other Grocery Items
  10. USA Security – Maintenance Contracts, Software, and Hardware Upgrades for Surveillance Equipment
  11. Midwest Liquid Systems, Inc. – Maintenance of Gasoline Equipment and Operating System at Convenience Store, Jo Stop

    D. Isle of Capri Bettendorf, L.C. – Eldorado Resorts, Inc. – Shared Service Agreement (OSV)

    E. IOC Black Hawk County, Inc. d/b/a Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo – Shared Service Agreement (OSV)

F. Riverside Casino & Golf Resort, LLC – CDW – Software/Microsoft Office Standard License 2019 (OSV)

G. Rhythm City Casino, LLC – Video Security Specialists – Surveillance Equipment and Software (OSV)

H. Grand Falls Casino Resort, LLC

  1. Advanced Deposit Sports Wagering Operator Agreement: Betfred Sports (Iowa) LLC – First Amendment to Sports Wagering Operating Agreement
  2. Betfred Sports (Iowa) LLC – License Agreement
  3. Contracts
    a. Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Co. – Renovation Project: Mechanical, Plumbing & HVAC
    b. Central Roofing Company – Renovation Project: Roofing and Roof Accessories (OSV)
    c. Cummins Allison – Count Room Equipment Purchase and Maintenance Agreement
    d. Lite Window & Door – Renovation Project: Aluminum Windows and Sliding Doors
    e. Midwestern Mechanical, Inc. – Renovation Project: Design & Build Fire Suppression (OSV)
    f. Murphy Company Insulation & Construction – Renovation Project: Insulation & Air Barrier (OSV)
    g. Muth Electric – Renovation Project: Building Electric & Fire Alarm (OSV)
    h. NBG Framing, LLC – Renovation Project: Wood Framing & Carpentry Labor (OSV)
    i. OneNeck IT Solutions, LLC – Technology Solutions: Hardware, Software, and Support Services
    j. Peska Construction, Inc. – Renovation Project: Steel Erection (OSV)
    k. Structural Component Systems, Inc. – Renovation Project: Wood Framing & Carpentry Materials

    I. Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs, LLC
  4. Bargreen Ellison – Purchase of Smallwares, China, Glass, F&B Equipment and Supplies (OSV)
  5. Central Credit, LLC – Third Party Check Cashing Guarantor (OSV)
  6. Core BTS, Inc. – Computer Technology; Network Switches (OSV)
  7. Evotek – Computer Hardware and Software (OSV)
  8. Konica Minolta – 5-Year Lease Agreement for Copiers
  9. Marketing Refrigeration – Replacement of BERG (liquor control) System (OSV)

J. SCE Partners, LLC

  1. Cunningham Group Architecture, Inc. – Design of the Parking Garage Retail Space (OSV)
  2. Harmon Gaming Co. – Transfer of Truck (RP) (OSV)
  3. Jim Franke – Transfer of Truck (RP)

    K. Catfish Bend Casinos II, LLC
  4. Micro Gaming Technologies – Kiosk Purchase and Software License (OSV)
  5. Design Wise – Construction of Casino’s Sportsbook (OSV)
  6. Video Security Specialists – Purchase Upgraded Surveillance System (OSV)
  7. The Printer, Inc. – Marketing/Printing Services

    L. Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Inc. d/b/a Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
  8. Aramark Uniform – Table Linen Services
  9. Agilysys – Accounting/Inventory Control/Recipe Building Software and Support (OSV)
  10. Bankers Trust Company – Banking Services and Credit Cards
  11. DirecTV (Rockstar Satellite) – Television Programming in Casino and Hotel
  12. EMC Risk Services, LLC – Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  13. Graphic Controls – Slot Game Tickets (OSV)
  14. Iowa Cubs/Greater Des Moines Baseball – Advertising and Sky Box Rental Agreements (RP)
  15. Liberty Fruit Company – Fruits, Vegetables and Other Produce
  16. ODS Technologies dba TVG Network – Televising Horse Races and Marketing Ventures (OSV)
  17. Professional Solutions (NCMIC) – Merchant Processing Fees for Various Credit Cards
  18. Rockstar Satellite (DirecTV) – Video Equipment Installation in Casino and Hotel
  19. The Printer Inc. – Printing Services
  20. Van Wall Equipment (Farmers Supply) – Track and Grounds Equipment, Parts and Service
  21. William Hill Sports Book/American Wagering, Inc. – Banking Support

    A. Approval of Amended License Renewal Application for Pari-Mutuel License and Granting of Race Dates for January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020
    B. Approval of Simulcast Wagering Agreement with Wild Rose Emmetsburg, L.L.C.
    C. Approval of Simulcast Wagering Agreement with Wild Rose Jefferson, L.L.C.

    10. HEARINGS
    A. Isle of Capri Bettendorf, L.C. – For a violation of Iowa Code Section 99F.9(4) and (5)a (Minor)
    B. HGI-Lakeside, LLC – For a violation of Iowa Code Section 99F.9(4) (Minor)

C. Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Inc. – For a violation of Iowa Administrative Code 491-10.4(5)“a” and “k” and 10.6(1) “b”(5) (Coggins Test and Entries)
D. Board of Stewards v. Jose Amaya Rocha* – Appeal of Proposed Administrative Law Judge Decision
*Executive Session – The Commission may go into Executive Session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)f for the purpose of discussing the decision to be rendered in a contested case conducted according to the provisions of chapter 17A.




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