Who We Are
Mission Statement

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is the Midwest's premiere gaming and destination resort which provides first-class Guest Service in a fun enviroment and contributes to our communities through service and development.

Service Statement

To create a positive, memorable experience with each and every guest.

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Our History
An Iowa Corporation

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort's roots can be traced back to the beginning of regional gaming in the United States. The Kehl family has been involved in gaming since its inception in the state of Iowa. On March 8, 1990, the Dubuque Casino Belle, Inc. a corporation owned and operated by Robert & Ruth Kehl, was granted the first riverboat gaming operator's license in Iowa and the Dubuque Casino Belle became the first American-flagged vessel to offer gambling cruises in the United States.

The Kehl's received their second license in 1991 for the Mississippi Belle II, Inc. The Mississippi Belle II started riverboat gaming operations on June 1, 1991 in Clinton, IA. Over the next 15 years, the Kehl's had interest in and operated a total of four riverboat casinos in the Midwest: Dubuque Casino Belle, Mississippi Belle II, Catfish Bend Casino (Fort Madison/Burlington, Iowa) and Saint Joe Frontier Casino (St. Joe, Missouri).

In 2005, Riverside Casino and Golf Resort received one of four new Iowa gaming licenses awarded by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. Riverside Casino and Golf Resort opened in August 2006 as the first true land-based casino resort in Iowa. The resort features a 56,000 sq. foot gaming floor, 1,200 seat Event Center, four restaurants, 201 hotel rooms, full-service Aveda Spa, 18-hole Rees Jones golf course and multiple retail outlets. The $140 Million resort has over 700 employees and is the largest employer in Washington County and one of the top twenty employers in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor.

In 2015, Riverside Casino & Golf Resort became a part of Elite Casino Resorts, along with Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort (Larchwood, IA) and Rhythm City Casino Resort (Davenport, IA).

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Our Partner Properties - A Family of Opportunity

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is part of the Elite Casino Resorts family of gaming resorts. The other two resorts are Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort, located in Larchwood, Iowa and Rhythm City Casino Resort, located in Davenport, Iowa. Riverside Casino & Golf Resort employees are eligible to apply for positions at these other two properties, expanding your career advancement opportunities!

Located in the far northwest corner of Iowa, minutes away from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this resort offers gaming, entertainment and relaxation in a resort atmosphere very similar to Riverside. Amenities include:

  • 97-room hotel
  • Indoor-Outdoor pool
  • Gaming floor including 700 slot machines, 35 table games and Center Stage Lounge
  • State-ofthe-art Betfred Sportsbook
  • Rees Jones - designed 18-hole golf course
  • Full-service Aveda Spa & Salon
  • Robert's Buffet
  • Ruthie's Steak & Seafood (high-end dining)
  • Big Drop Café (casual dining)
  • Gift Shop & Golf Shop
  • Event Center
  • RV Park

Grand Falls has approximately 500 employees.

Located in the Quad Cities, this resort offers gaming, entertainment and relaxation in a urban resort atmosphere. Amenities include:

  • 106-room hotel
  • Indoor pool
  • Gaming floor including 800 slot machines, 34 table games and Show Lounge
  • Full-service Resort Spa
  • Robert's Buffet
  • Ruthie's Steak & Seafood (high-end dining)
  • Draft Day Sports Lounge (casual dining)
  • The Market (retail & snacks)
  • Event Center

Rhythm City has approximately 500 employees.

Winning Hands
Giving Back

The Winning Hands Employee Volunteer Program provides a forum by which the company promotes employee volunteerism through the organization and communication of employee volunteer opportunities, as well as providing recognition and charitable contributions based upon the amount of volunteer hours contributed by the employee. The Winning Hands Employee Volunteer Program is one of the ways in which we strive to meet our company mission statement commitment of contributing to our communities through service and development.

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort® has a strong commitment to giving back to the communities and people we serve. Our Winning Hands Employee Volunteer Program, created in 2011, connects our employees with a wide variety of volunteer opportunities which touch every corner of our society. In return, the company provides charitable incentives to employees based on their annual volunteer hours, allowing the employees to supplement their contributions of time and effort with financial support as well.

• Take Away Hunger
• Walk For Dignity (Iowa City Hospice)
• Torch Run (Special Olympics)
• Project Holiday with the Johnson County Crisis Center
• Holiday Gift Card Drives to support local familes
• Habitat for Humanity
• Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center
• Bowl for Kids Sake (Big Brothers/Big Sisters)
• Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer
• Blood Drives for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
• School Supply Drives for surrounding county school districts
• Food Drives for surrounding county food banks
• GIVE (Golf for Injured Veterans Everywhere) Tournament
• National Veterans Tee Tournament

Our employees consistently generate over 10,000 volunteer hours annually, achieving over 13,000 hours in 2019. We participate annually in the Give Back Iowa Challenge, a program initiated by the Governor's Office aimed at engaging Iowan's in employer-supported volunteering, and are proud to say we have finished in 1st place four times (2016 & 2018, 2019 & 2020) in the six years the program has been in place.

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To contact us, please email us at Jobs@riversidecasinoandresort.com