Minn. Senate Committee Kills Racetrack Casino Plan A state Senate committee has voted down the proposal to permit casino-style games at Minnesota horse-racing tracks.
New Racino Bill Could Raise Funds For Stadium, SchoolsThe idea of a Racino is getting some extra momentum from the Republican leaders in the Minnesota Senate.
Will Expanding Non-Indian Gaming For Stadium Cost Jobs?Minnesota's 18 Indian casinos employ more than 20,000 people, making it one of the largest industries in the state. But casino operators say expanding non-Indian gaming to help pay for a Minnesota Vikings stadium means casino job cuts of 30 percent.
Racino Supporters Make Plans To Sweeten DealSupporters of racino, a racetrack and casino combo, announced plans to increase the prize money for the races by nearly $26 million.
State Rep. Talks Racino On WCCO Sunday Morning ShowThe debate continues over at the Minnesota State Capitol over a plan for a new Vikings stadium and exactly how to pay for it.
Racino Could Be Best Option To Pay For StadiumA 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.
Radio Ads Argue 'Racino' Money Could End ShutdownA Twin Cities-area horse racing park is running radio ads statewide encouraging Minnesota lawmakers to consider expanded horse-track gambling as a source of new tax revenue that could help end the state's government shutdown.
Lawmakers Float Racino Bill To Help Fund StadiumTwo Minnesota lawmakers have introduced a bill to authorize casino-style gambling at the Canterbury Park horse-racing track and use tax proceeds to help pay for a new Vikings stadium.
Racetrack Casino Proposal To Get Airing In SenateA state Senate committee is taking its first look at a proposal to allow casino-style gambling at horse-racing tracks in Minnesota.
Tribes' Gaming History Makes It Tough For NewcomersWhether 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.
Long-Awaited 'Racino' Bill Gets Minn. House LookThe 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.