FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2023
Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) is aware of an ongoing investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Special Enforcement Operations Bureau (DCI) concerning sports wagering that includes individuals affiliated with the University of Iowa and Iowa State University.
As the regulatory agency for gambling and wagering laws in the State of Iowa, the IRGC administers the laws and rules for gambling and wagering to ensure the integrity of licensees and their operations. Specifically, as part of the IRGC’s responsibilities to regulate sports wagering, the IRGC is always examining wagering activity utilizing information available from integrity monitoring providers, sportsbooks, other regulatory jurisdictions, sports leagues, and the public. The IRGC does not currently have any information that would call into question the integrity of any sports wagering contest or event involving the University of Iowa or Iowa State University.