Sioux City enters lawsuit against Gaming Comm.

Jan 20, 2014 6:07 PM

Sioux City is intervening in litigation over the future of a gaming license in Woodbury County.

Attorneys for the city filed motions Friday in Polk County District Court asking to present evidence in a lawsuit against the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission.

Attorneys say the city’s interests are not adequately represented by other parties in the case. The city has warned that pulling a gaming license for the proposed Hard Rock casino would put millions of local dollars at risk.

The matter is now before the Iowa Supreme Court while construction on the new casino continues.

(Corrections submited 1.22.14)

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

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