Debate At Capitol: Electronic Pull Tab Games In Play Look Too Much Like Slot MachinesA House DFL proposal at the state capitol would ban all electronic pull tab games currently in play across the state because they are too similar to slot machines, a move that would cost bars, restaurants and charities that benefit from the revenue tens of millions of dollars.
Minnesota Sees Rise In Electronic Pull-Tab Gambling SalesA new report by the Minnesota Gambling Control Board shows that annual sales of electronic pull-tabs rose 80 percent during the last fiscal year, generating $360 million.
Dayton Against Using Excess Vikings Stadium Funds For Veterans HomesThe Minnesota House on Thursday approved a plan to build three new Veterans homes, but it's running into opposition.
Racino Bill Aims To Solve Stadium Funding WoesFunding for the Viking stadium has come up short at the Capitol in the past, but racino supporters say lawmakers can't ignore it any longer.
Sports Gear Tax Proposed For Vikes Stadium FundingA leading House Democrat proposed Monday afternoon to add the state sales tax to team jerseys and other pro sports merchandise to help cover the state's share of the new Vikings stadium.
MN Lottery Bets On Solving Vikings Stadium Funding ProblemThe Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.
Reality Check: E-Pull Tab Revenue Projections There's a lot of revisionist history going on at the Capitol about those pulltab revenue projections -- numbers that Gov. Mark Dayton says no one knew were wildly inflated.
Paper Pulltabs Show Enduring Popularity In Minn. The slow start so far for electronic pull-tab games that are supposed to help fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium is showing a divide between manufacturers of the new games and suppliers of the traditional paper pull-tabs.
Decision Delayed For Vikings Stadium BuilderThere’s a bit of a hold-up in the plans for a new Vikings stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority had planned to choose the builder for the new home of the Vikings by Friday, but now they're holding off.
Lagging Vikings Stadium Funds Concern Lawmakers Minnesota lawmakers who approved new forms of gambling in bars to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium are getting their first chance to scrutinize lagging revenues from that plan.
Regulators Approve New E-Pulltab VendorMinnesota gambling regulators have approved a new vendor for the electronic gambling games that are being counted on to help pay the state's share of a new Vikings stadium.
Dayton Not Inclined To Redo Vikings Stadium Plan Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday downplayed the sluggish start of a statewide gambling initiative being counted on to help fund the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, saying doesn't plan to redo the financing package during the upcoming legislative session.
E-Pulltabs Coming Up Short In Funding Vikings StadiumThe revenue coming in from the electronic pulltab games are not enough to fund the new Vikings stadium.
Electronic Pull Tabs Top $1 Million In SalesExpress Games announced Wednesday that Minnesota charities have reached a crucial milestone in the push for electronic pull tabs.
1st Electronic Pull-Tabs Approved For Minn. BarsMinnesota regulators have approved the first electronic pull-tab games to help pay for a new Vikings stadium. The Gambling Control Board signed off Tuesday on five new animated versions of the paper pull-tabs that have long been a fixture in bars.