Slots Installed at Diamond Jo - Monday 27th of February 2006

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – As reported by the Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier: "There's a lot of slot talk at the new Diamond Jo Casino.

"The cavernous 60,000-square-foot building is buzzing with commotion, just no gambling — yet.

"…There are 511 — from Fort Knox to Jackpot Party, Diamond Ridge to King Midas, Free Spin Frenzy to Cat's Meow and the popular progressive Wheel of Fortune — lining the casino floor.

"Installation is a seven-week process — from serial number verification for each machine to power hookups to computer connections to calibration.

"…About 40 percent are video slots.

"…Gaming takes up 30,000 square feet of the $40 million casino, slated to open in April…"

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