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Newest casino in Iowa breaks ground

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LYON COUNTY (KWWL)-- A new casino is coming to northwest Iowa.

The $120-million project broke ground Wednesday.

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved a casino license for the project in May.  

Developers are hoping the new facility will draw in gamblers across state lines specifically from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

The Lyon County Resort and Casino is set to open in July 20-11 and employ 740 workers.

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