IOWA RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION
DMACC Capitol Center
1300 Des Moines Street
, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309-5508
515-281-7352
Fax:  515-242-6560
Email: irgc@iowa.gov
Brian J. Ohorilko, Administrator

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will administer the laws and rules on pari-mutuel wagering at racetracks and gambling at excursion gambling boats/racetrack enclosures/gambling structures to protect the public and to assure the integrity of licensed facilities and participants.

IOWA RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION
 

Current News and Information

 

Chronology of the Commission
Commissioners
Gambling Games Referendums
Studies/Reports Relating to Racing and Gaming in Iowa


Facilities (Information updated quarterly-Last update July 20, 2015)

 
Licensing: 

Racing Only:

  • Administrative Rulings related to Horse Racing: 
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  • Iowa License Applications: 
    Mail ALL Horse Racing Applications and Fingerprint cards to:
      
                    
    IRGC LICENSING OFFICE,  P.O. BOX 1000, ALTOONA, IA 50009

    Licensing Offices  (Contact Information for Racing Licensing Offices and Licensing Fees)
    Fingerprints  
    License Application for Participants 
    License Application for Corporations/Partnerships/Kennel/Stable Name 
    License Application for Authorized Agents - The person making the appointment must complete the side of the form "Person Making Appointment" and have it notarized and the person being appointed as an Authorized Agent must complete the side of the form "Appointee".

  • Multi-jurisdictional License Applications
     (Note: If you select either of the associations listed below, you will be leaving our web site)
     Racing Commissioners International  (If a password window appears, click on 'cancel' and wait for form to appear)
     National Racing License 

COMMISSION MEETINGS
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Meeting Dates

Minutes

Agenda    (Available Friday prior to the meeting)  

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STATISTICAL INFORMATION


Gaming Revenue by Fiscal Year

Casino Payback Percentages

Live Racing  (You must have Adobe Reader to view)
Simulcasting  (You must have Adobe Reader to view.)
Pari-Mutuel Handle by Facility (Calendar Year)
Annual Reports
Promotional Funds

   

STATUTES, RULES AND FEE STRUCTURES

Racing and Gaming Statutes

Administrative Rules
Rule Making

License Fees and Tax Structures

Charges for Documents

OTHER IOWA RACING & GAMING RELATED ACTIVITIES

Charitable Gaming (Amusement games, Contests, Bingo Games, Raffles, Social gambling activities, etc.)
Indian Gaming
Registration of Iowa-Foaled Horses and Iowa-Whelped Dogs
Buy Iowa First Program
Statewide Lifetime Voluntary Self Exclusion Program

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