Canterbury Park

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Dayton OKs Poker, Horse Race Gambling Expansion

Poker players will be able to find more seats and place bigger bets in horse track card rooms and Minnesota Indian tribes will get permission to simulcast live racing.

05/04/2012

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Bill Enhancing Racetrack Betting Advances

A bill enhancing gambling at tribal casinos and privately owned horse racing tracks in Minnesota has sprung up and steamed ahead in the final days of the Minnesota Legislature’s session.

04/28/2012

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New Racino Bill Could Raise Funds For Stadium, Schools

The idea of a Racino is getting some extra momentum from the Republican leaders in the Minnesota Senate.

02/02/2012

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Minnesotans Loving Rare Stretch Of Warm Weather

The temperatures outside have many of us checking the calendar after we broke records across Minnesota on Thursday. The Twin Cities hit 45 degrees, but it was even warmer out west.

01/05/2012

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Racino Supporters Make Plans To Sweeten Deal

Supporters of racino, a racetrack and casino combo, announced plans to increase the prize money for the races by nearly $26 million.

11/18/2011

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Racino Could Be Best Option To Pay For Stadium

A report released Wednesday said slot machines located at Minnesota’s two horse racing tracks would generate enough annual revenue to build the Vikings stadium with plenty left over for education.

11/09/2011

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Afton State Park, Canterbury Back Open After Shutdown

As the state works to slowly but surely get back to business after a three-week government shutdown, state parks — and Canterbury Park — are on their way to pre-shutdown operations.

07/21/2011

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Canterbury Park To Reopen Thursday

With the Minnesota government shutdown over, Canterbury Park in Shakopee plans to reopen Thursday morning.

07/20/2011

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Sighs Of Relief From Businesses Affected By Shutdown

The budget compromise reached Thursday means 22,000 state workers will have a paycheck again, lottery tickets will soon be printed, horse jockeys will be busy and beer will be on the shelves.

07/14/2011

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Judge Denies Canterbury Park, Harness Racing Appeal

A judge has denied the state’s two horse racing tracks’ appeal to stay open during the Minnesota Government shutdown.

07/14/2011

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Hearing At Canterbury Park

So far eight of the 62 scheduled days of racing at Canterbury Park have been canceled due to the state shutdown.

07/13/2011

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Canterbury Park To Appeal Shutdown Decision

The race is off at Canterbury Park for the time being, and horse owners and jockeys are not sure how long they can hold out if the state government continues its shutdown.

07/04/2011

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State Shutdown Halts The Races At Canterbury Park

All bets will be off at Canterbury Park Friday night and beyond, unless a budget deal can be reached at the Minnesota State Capitol.

07/01/2011

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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.

05/17/2011

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Long-Awaited ‘Racino’ Bill Gets Minn. House Look

The long-pursued proposal to allow casino-style gambling at Minnesota horse-racing tracks finally got a hearing Thursday in a state House committee, but is showing little momentum just over two weeks from the end of the legislative session.

05/05/2011

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Bill For Slots At Horse Tracks Gets Capitol Look

The proposal to add casino-style gambling to at least two Minnesota horse-racing tracks gets its first committee hearing of the current legislative session.

05/04/2011

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