Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota's Gambling Control Board should have disclosed from the beginning that gambling companies helped estimate the amount of tax revenue that would be raised by new electronic pulltab games tapped to fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Minnesota's budget chief says he will likely wait until summer before deciding whether to activate so-called blink-on revenue options for the new Vikings football stadium. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter encountered sharp questions Monday from lawmakers who are worr…
Tax money from electronic gambling in bars is falling way short of the state's original projections as the primary funding source to build the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. State budget officials released the latest stadium revenue numbers Thursday as part of a larger budget forecast.
Earlier this week state officials revenue from e-pulltabs have not been meeting expectations. One of the first organizations in the state to offer the electronic version was Howie's in downtown St. Cloud, benefitting St. Cloud Youth Hockey.