Prairie Meadows – Altoona

Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa is just on the eastern side of Des Moines right off I-80.

It is a land-based casino with a lot to offer with amenities of their own and area attractions.


The Casino

Slot Machines: Over 1,700 slot machines.

Table Games:

  • 21+3 Extreme Blackjack
  • Blackjack
  • Craps – Featuring Sharp Shooter
  • DJ Wild Poker
  • Face Up Pai Gow Poker – Due to demand, two games available!
  • Free Bet Blackjack
  • High Card Flush
  • Mississippi Stud
  • Roulette – Featuring 50 cent wagers
  • Siamese Baccarat – Featuring Commission Free Dragon Bonus
  • Progressive Pai Gow
  • Three-Card Poker
  • Ultimate Texas Hold’em

Electronic table games:

  • Shoot to Win Craps
  • Roulette

Poker: The smoke-free poker room has cash game Texas Hold ’em, Omaha and Seven-Card Stud in their Clubhouse level. They also have weekly tournaments.



AJ’S Steakhouse

Triple Crown Buffet

Café at The Meadows

Champions Restaurant



The Prairie Meadows Hotel has 168 rooms connecting to the casino and an RV park next door.

Visit for more lodging options and great deals.



There is a gift shop on site. Visit The Iowa Casinos Shopping Page to find great deals for women and men.


Other Amenities:

The Meadows hosts a number of headline bands throughout the year as well as live entertainment at their Finish Line Show Lounge.

Adventureland Amusement Park is also next door.



1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA 50009


(515) 967-1000

Prairie Meadows website

See my Prairie Meadows Casino review.