Isle Breaks Ground for Land-based Casino in Bettendorf

An 82,000-square-foot land-based casino in Bettendorf is expected to open in about a year, 25 years after riverboat gambling first came to the Quad-Cities. Isle of Capri’s president and CEO Virginia McDowell told reporters at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday that moving to land is just part of the “maturation process for the industry." Read more here.