Monday, June 2, 2014

Governor Terry Branstad signs the bill in Iowa

This past Friday on May 30th, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law the measure that allows Council Bluffs and Mystique Casino to cease greyhound racing by the end of 2014 with industry group to continue races at the track.

Mystique Casino will be allowed to end greyhound racing after this season and is set to pay a $7 million settlement to the greyhound industry over the next 7 years. 

Council Bluffs will pay a $65 million settlement and could end racing by the end of 2015.

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