News, Blog, & Press Releases

Sports Park Signage Provides Wayfinding for Guests
October 15, 2019

Prairie Meadows recently awarded a legacy grant of $150,000 to the new wayfinding signage for James W. Cownie Sports Park.

Susan Knapp Amphitheater Sponsored by Prairie Meadows
October 15, 2019

The 2019 Iowa State Fair was one for the record books setting an all-time high for attendance at more than 1.71 million attendees, and Prairie Meadows was proud to be a part of it.

United Way Day at the Races
October 15, 2019

Prairie Meadows partnered with United Way of Central Iowa for a fun-filled family day at the races on September 2, as a part of Prairie Meadows' annual Iowa Classic race day.

Employee Stories - Carson King
October 11, 2019

What started out as a goofy joke that aired on ESPN September 13 - Carson holding up a hastily scrawled sign that read "Busch Light supply needs replenishing - Venmo - Carson-King-25" - quickly snowballed into a publicist's dream.

Prairie Meadows Holds Third Annual Premier Dealer Championship
October 7, 2019

47 of Prairie Meadows' table games dealers battled it out for the top spot in the 3rd annual Premier Dealer Championship (PDC).

Michael Carbonaro Live! Coming to Prairie Meadows
September 30, 2019

Magician and performance bizarrist Michael Carbonaro is returning to Prairie Meadows on Sunday December 15, with his highly-acclaimed national theater tour, Michael Carbonaro Live!

Prairie Meadows Donates $10,000 to Employee Carson King's Fundraiser
September 19, 2019

As a nonprofit organization, Prairie Meadows fulfills its mission by giving back to organizations that support arts and culture, education, economic development, and human services to the state of Iowa. And this spirit of giving is part of one of Prairie Meadows' employee's viral fame.

Employee Stories - Brenda Bond
September 11, 2019

The exciting lights and pizazz of the casino pushed Brenda to apply for a job at Prairie Meadows, but upon landing a line cook position she found so much more. She not only received a fun work environment, but a welcoming and accommodating team that she holds near and dear to her heart.

New Exercise Equipment Installed Outside Fitness Facility
September 5, 2019

You have a new place to workout outdoors. The Altoona Campus cut the ribbon on new outdoor fitness equipment Wednesday morning.

Prairie Meadows donation to support Easterseals camp renovations
September 5, 2019

Prairie Meadows, an Altoona nonprofit which runs the Prairie Meadows Hotel; Racetrack and Casino, donated $405,000 on August 30 to Easterseals Iowa.