Russ Mitchell

Russ Mitchell has been covering news and sports in northwest Iowa since 1997, including 11 years as managing editor for one of the most acclaimed community newspapers in the state. He looks forward to keeping readers up to date on the growing sportsbook industry in Iowa.

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Iowa Lottery Scratch Games

13 Iowa Lottery Scratch Games Set To Expire

Check those scratchers under the refrigerator magnet and in the center console of your car. The Iowa Lottery says 13 scratch games are coming to an end. The Iowa Lottery’s announcement on Monday starts a ticking clock. Players have until the close of business on Sept. 19 to claim prizes. Which Iowa Lottery scratch games […]
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theScore Bet leaves Iowa

TheScore Bet To Go Dark In Iowa By July 1

TheScore Bet Sportsbook put in a last call to Iowa customers. The app’s last bets have to be placed before June 15. The US version of theScore Bet app disappears July 1. Parent company Penn National Gaming wants you to pull up a Barstool instead. Penn updated its customers about the change in a June […]
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