SIOUX CITY — Strictly Slots magazine released its 2017 “Best of Slots Awards” and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City topped the charts in 17 categories, including the top award for Best Overall Casino.

Each year, Strictly Slots –- the nation’s only magazine written exclusively for slot and video poker players -- polls readers on which gaming destinations offer the best of the best in favorite machines to favorite places to unwind.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City received first place honors for Iowa in nine “Best of Slots” categories, including Best Overall Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Progressive Slots, Best Penny Slots, Best Quarter Slots, Best $5+ Slots, Best Slot Club, Best Comps and Best Players Club Lounge.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino also placed in the top three for eight other categories in Iowa, including Best Video Poker, Best Variety of Slots, Best Video Slots, Best Dollar Slots, Casino Where You Feel the Luckiest, Best Slot Club Promotions, Friendliest Casino, and Best High-End Slot Area.