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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.


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Is A Downtown Mpls. Casino Worth Betting On?

For more than 30 years, efforts to bring vitality and safety to downtown Minneapolis have struggled over Block E. But plans unveiled in a slick news conference on Wednesday aim to change the outlook.


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‘Block E’ Casino Complex Plans Unveiled

Developers have unveiled their plans for turning the Block E entertainment complex in downtown Minneapolis into a casino.


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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.


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NW Iowa Casino To Begin Hiring From Minn., S.D., Iowa

A $120 million casino being built just across the South Dakota border in northwest Iowa soon will begin a push to fill hundreds of jobs.


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Developer Granted Option For Racing/Casino Land

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board has granted an option on more than 600 acres in Hibbing to a group that wants to develop a casino and horse racing track. The property is mainly reclaimed mining land.


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Investor Group Seeks Land For Iron Range Racetrack, Casino

The debate over expanded gambling in Minnesota could soon be broadened to include a proposed speedway and casino near Hibbing.


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Fond Du Lac Band Buys Hotel For Casino Expansion

The Lake Superior Chippewa Fond du Lac Band has purchased on old hotel in downtown Duluth to expand its casino. But, plans to move forward with the expansion are on hold while the Fond du Lac Band fights with the city over its share of casino profits.




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