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1 Will fantasy leagues change sports for the worst?
O'Brien--Alfred (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.9
11/5/2015 Sports columnist Alfred O'Brien wonders if Fantasy Football is making the issue of sports gambling worse; photo.
2 Fantasy foootball options week nine
Ubben--Riley Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.6
10/30/2014 Riley Ubben shares who he thinks the big picks will be for week nine of fantasy football; photo.
3 Betting on fantasy sports might soon become a reality
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.2
3/13/2014 Due to current Iowa law, betting on fantasy sports through websites such as ESPN is illegal. However, this may change in the near future due to a bill that is currently going through the state legislature.
4 A Big Easy casino in the ballroom
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.5
3/8/2011 Campus Activities Board sponsored Casino Night. Dozens of students enjoyed the Mardi Gras theme. Bingo, poker, blackjack, craps, and roulette were available; photo.
5 New turf blankets UNI-Dome
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.10
9/11/2009 Thanks to donations from the Black Hawk Gaming Association and private funding, the UNI-Dome has replaced the artificial turf that had been used since 1976.
6 New turf for the UNI-Dome
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.21
9/1/2009 New playing surface installed; partially funded by gambling revenue; photo.
7 Viva Las Maucker Ballroom
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.11
2/3/2009 The Campus Activities Board sponsored Casino Night in the Maucker Ballroom. Students could try their luck at craps tables, blackjack, and bingo. Prizes were awarded. Each player was given $10,000 in chips; photo.
8 Big business and smoking
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.7
4/25/2008 Concerns expressed with the recently passed bill that prohibits smoking in most public buildings and businesses in Iowa; questions why casinos received exemptions.
9 Dreams of debt relief Powerball style
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:40, p.7
2/24/2006 Reflects on what could be done with a $365 million lottery jackpot.
10 Gambling puts damper on sports memories; could all of these last-second comebacks and ninth-inning rallies be unreal?
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 102:38, p.16
2/17/2006 Contemplates the frequency of illegal gambling and the effects it can have; photo.
11 Area bids for new casino venue; three potential projects vie for state approval
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:34, p.1
2/4/2005 Three proposals for a casino facility in the Waterloo area have been submitted to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission for evaluation; photo.
12 Gambling a favorite pastime among students
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:19, p.7
11/2/2004 Poker becomes a popular activity among UNI students; photo.
13 Evils of gambling outweigh economic gains, says UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/19/2004 Katherine Van Wormer says that gambling can lead to divorce, bankruptcies, and embezzlements and other crimes.
14 State says no new casinos, expansion OK
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:42, p.1
3/5/2004 Iowa House votes against licensing any new casinos in the state, but allows existing ones to add table games; photo.
15 Gaming referendum passes in Cedar Valley
Northern Iowan 100:12, p.1
10/10/2003 The Iowa State Racing and Gaming Commission may now consider the issuance of gambling licenses in Black Hawk County.
16 Evils of gambling outweigh economic gains, says UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/6/2003 Social costs associated with gambling in a community said to outweigh the economic benefits.
17 Gambling and crime go hand in hand
Northern Iowan 99:60, p.6
7/18/2003 Ed Fallon, state representative, encourages preservation of Iowa's moratorium on gambling expansion; says communities with casinos have 84% higher crime rates than the national average.
18 Tribute to Grandma takes bad turn
Northern Iowan 98:57, p.4
6/21/2002 Becomes obsessed with playing video games during a trip to the casino.
19 Don't gamble your life away
Public Relations News Release 2001:67, p.1
9/3/2001 David Towle will give suggestions on how to recognize and eliminate a gambling problem.
20 Campus gambling: know when to fold 'em
Northern Iowan 97:39, p.9
2/20/2001 Discusses problems with student gambling; photo.
21 Gambling benefits good cause
Eischen--Megan M. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:46, p.11
3/30/1999 Dancer Hall Programming Board is sponsoring Casino Night in the Union tonight; each person bringing one canned food item for the Food Bank will receive $1000 of fake money for gambling.
22 Gambling addictions force students to 'bet their lives'
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:41, p.1
3/2/1999 Some UNI students find enjoyment and challenge in gambling.
23 'If I had a million dollars'
Northern Iowan 95:38, p.6
2/19/1999 Des Moines resident Timothy Schultz, 21, won $15.9 million in the lottery Wednesday.
24 Las Vegas offers more than just gambling
Northern Iowan 94:27, p.7
12/9/1997 Had good time visiting Las Vegas; disagrees with columnist's views on gambling.
25 Gambling still destroys lives
Northern Iowan 94:24, p.6
11/21/1997 Believes that gambling still is harmful, despite recent attempts to alter image.
26 Investigating the long-term impact of Indian casinos
Public Relations News Release 1997:38, p.1
9/18/1997 Eric Henderson discusses benefits and pitfalls of Indian gaming enterprises.
27 Heads, you lose, tails, you lose
Northern Iowan 93:22, p.14
11/15/1996 Columnist comments on college athletes gambling and UCLA coach Jim Harrick filing a false expense report.
28 UNI student face up to ten years in prison; student arrested for illegal sports bookmaking
Northern Iowan 92:52, p.1
4/23/1996 Douglas Schrage arrested for taking bets on sporting events.
29 Press your luck at AMA's Casino Night
Northern Iowan 92:48, p.13
4/9/1996 American Marketing Association sponsoring event.
30 Why drive to Meskwaki when you've got Broosters?
Northern Iowan 92:46, p.10
4/2/1996 Local club holds Casino Night.
31 Spiritual emptiness: cause, cure
Thompson--Thomas H. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 92:44, p.8
3/15/1996 Believes gambling and other mindless activities have blighted lives.
32 Don't bother buying Powerball tickets, I'm going to win
Northern Iowan 92:21, p.8
11/7/1995 Thoughts on winning the lottery.
33 A March Madness proposal: $88 million ready to be "won"
Meisenheimer--Blake E. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:46, p.19
3/14/1995 Offers advice on making money in betting pools.
34 Student Association for Gaming Endeavors
Northern Iowan 91:33, p.4
1/27/1995 Will meet.
35 Student Association for Gaming Endeavors
Northern Iowan 91:31, p.4
1/20/1995 First meeting to be held.
36 Jay Nardini speaks out on 'Vote No'
Northern Edition 2:30, p.9
12/7/1994 Interview with local gambling opponent Jay Nardini; photo.
37 Royal Flush free shuttle service
Northern Edition 2:26, p.6
11/2/1994 Local service will transport people to Tama casino; photo.
38 Students shape community
Northern Iowan 91:12, p.5
10/4/1994 Urges students to become involved in local community.
39 Exploiting false hopes unethical; vote no on gambling
Dreier--William H. (Education Faculty)
Northern Iowan 91:9, p.7
9/23/1994 Urges electorate not to depend on gambling for revenue.
40 Can slot machines equal opportunity
Northern Edition 2:20, p.5
9/21/1994 Discussion of local referendum on proposal to install slot machines at Waterloo Greyhound Park.
41 Gambling a mainstay in sports world
Northern Iowan 90:46, p.11
3/18/1994 Office pools.
42 In the Trenches
Northern Iowan 89:58, p.11
6/11/1993 Gambling and sports.
43 Betting the farm . . . .
Nett--John D. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 89:46, p.1
3/12/1993 Students gamble at Redeker Casino night; photo.
44 The fiction papers
Bresland--John (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 89:44, p.6
3/5/1993 Creative look at gambling at casino.
45 More to Waterloo Greyhound Park than just racing
Northern Iowan 88:50, p.2
4/7/1992 Points out that animals suffer as a result of the activities at the race track.
46 Waterloo Greyhound Park offers suspense, money and entertainment
Northern Iowan 88:47, p.7
3/27/1992 Offers student specials; instructions on placing bets; photo.
47 Luck be a lady
Northern Iowan 88:38, p.7
2/18/1992 Students play blackjack at Casino Night; photo.
48 Maybe we didn't hit the jackpot after all.
Public Relations News Release 1991:294, p.1
12/23/1991 Ken McCormick reports that gambling establishments in Iowa are not getting as many customers. One reason could be the over-saturated market.
49 Paramutual gambling in Iowa and the Midwest. Can it survive?
Public Relations News Release 1991:150, p.1
10/21/1991 Ken McCormick states there could be dangerous repercussions if more types of gambling are legalized and the limits raised.
50 Waterloo Greyhound Park ends fifth year with drop in handle, attendance
Northern Iowan 87:54, p.18
4/23/1991 Management offers explanations.


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