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Fond-du-Luth Casino Lowers Gambling Age

You don't have to be 21 anymore to place a bet at the Fond-du-Luth casino in Duluth.

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1st Electronic Pull-Tabs Poised for Minnesota Approval

The first electronic pull-tab games are likely to appear soon in Minnesota bars, helping to raise money to build a new Vikings stadium. The Gambling Control Board meets Tuesday to consider approving five games from Las Vegas-based Acres 4.0.

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Minnesota Racing Commission Okays No-Racino Deal

The Minnesota Racing Commission has approved a business deal between the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Canterbury Park. The commission voted 5-3 Wednesday to approve the deal.

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Horse Race Gambling Deal Clears Minnesota House

Minnesota legislators have sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill permitting more poker tables and higher betting limits at horse racing tracks and giving tribal casinos access to racing simulcasts. The bill cleared the House by a 97-34 vote on Monday, following lopsided approval by the Senate days earlier.

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Dayton Backs Bigger Charity Share in Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium.

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Lawmakers Float Racino Bill To Help Fund Stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Two Minnesota lawmakers have introduced a bill to authorize casino-style gambling at the Canterbury Park horse-racing track and use tax proceeds to help pay for a new Vikings stadium

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Racetrack Casino Proposal To Get Airing In Senate

A state Senate committee is taking its first look at a proposal to allow casino-style gambling at horse-racing tracks in Minnesota. The hearing Tuesday will give supporters and opponents of the so-called racino proposal at Canterbury Park in Shakopee and Running Aces in Columbus a chance to make their case in the dwindling days of the legislative session.

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Poll – Minnesotans Want More Gambling Options

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll finds 72 percent of adults surveyed want to end tribal monopoly of casino-style gambling in the state. Minnesota has 18 American Indian-run casinos around the state.

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Long-Awaited ‘Racino’ Bill Gets Minnesota House Look

The proposal to allow casino-style gambling at Minnesota horse-racing tracks is getting a look at a Capitol hearing. The proposal to authorize the so-called racinos has percolated at the Legislature for years but been thwarted by opposition from tribal casino interests and gambling opponents.

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Minnesota Live Casino Complex Revealed

Developers have plans for a gambling and entertainment hub in downtown Minneapolis that they say could draw tourists from across the Upper Midwest. Alatus LLC will take its plans for the Las Vegas-style casino, restaurant and retail complex to the state Capitol Wednesday.

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