Linn County voters on Nov. 2 approved the gaming referendum by a slimmer margin compared with 2013, but the likely developer says he and other investors are pressing forward with Cedar Rapids on identifying a casino location and preparing a license application for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission.
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Eddie Tipton, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for conspiracy to commit theft by rigging computers to win jackpots for himself, friends and family is suing the state of Iowa, claiming he was pressured four years ago to plead guilty to crimes he did not commit.
Details remain in the works for where developers would build a potential casino ahead of the Nov. 2 vote on the Linn County gaming referendum, which leaves open the door for cities to seek a casino license. If passed, the matter will never come before county voters again.