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Humperdinck Cancels Again At Mystic Lake

Health issues have forced British crooner Engelbert Humperdinck to cancel two shows, including an already rescheduled appearance at a Minnesota casino. The Mystic Lake Casino confirmed Thursday that the 77-year-old Humperdinck has scrapped Friday’s show.

09/26/2013

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Minn. Regulators Craft Rules On High-Tech Gambling

Regulators overseeing a significant gambling expansion to pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium are on the verge of adopting requirements for new hand-held devices coming soon to bars and restaurants across the state.

07/03/2012

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Interior Dept. Nullifies Duluth’s Casino Contract

The City of Duluth has lost another fight to get some of the money from the tribal casino in its downtown district.

05/17/2012

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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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Tribes’ Gaming History Makes It Tough For Newcomers

Whether it’s racinos or a downtown Minneapolis casino, many proposals have been launched over the years claiming state and local governments deserve a shot to cash in on casino gaming.

05/05/2011

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Minn. Tribal Groups Rally Against Gambling Bills

Minnesota bar owners who hope to increase their menu of gambling options, and tribal casino interests who oppose it, clashed at the state Capitol Tuesday as both sides tried to claim they want to create and protect jobs.

04/26/2011

Lawmakers discussed a bill that would allow horse racing tracks to install video slot machines at a March 21, 2011 press conference. (credit: CBS)

Minn. Gambling Proposal Makes Annual Debut

Two Republican lawmakers said Monday that Minnesota could raise money for job creation efforts by allowing horse racing tracks to install video slot machines.

03/21/2011

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