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Stopping Minn. e-Lotto Tickets Wouldn’t Come Cheap

Minnesota lawmakers are being told they’ll have to come up with millions of dollars if they want to shut down the sales of e-lottery tickets. The potential $8 million cost is attributable to lost sales and vendor contracts that would be breached if the Legislature prohibits the lottery from continuing with online games.

04/22/2014

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Gamers Line Up At Best Buy For Wii U

Gaming giant Nintendo is releasing its most-advanced system yet: Wii U. But some anxious gamers have been trying out the new console all night.

11/18/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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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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Gov. Shutdown Would Mean Layoffs For Minn. Racetracks

The countdown to a government shutdown has thousands of Minnesota families wondering if they’ll see a steady paycheck this summer. And it’s not just state workers who could feel the pinch in 16 days if lawmakers don’t agree on a budget.

06/14/2011

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Good Question: Why Can’t We Bet On Games?

In Minnesota, you can bet on the horses, bet on a lottery ticket, and bet on slot machines at Native American casinos.

03/25/2011