Minnesota Poll: Views on gambling

  • Article by: DAVE BRAUNGER
  • Updated: May 9, 2011 - 12:14 PM

"Do you think Native American tribes should continue to have exclusive rights to operate casino gambling facilities in Minnesota, or do you think gambling should be opened up to others?"

  Total
Should be opened up to others 72%
Tribes should have exclusive rights 23%
Don't know/refused 5%

Source: Star Tribune Minnesota Poll, 806 Minnesota adults, May 2-5. Sampling error +/-4.7 percentage points.

"Do you think Native American tribes should continue to have exclusive rights to operate casino gambling facilities in Minnesota, or do you think gambling should be opened up to others?"

  Tribes retain exclusive rights Opened up to others Don't know/refused
Total 23% 72% 5%
Men 21% 74% 5%
Women 25% 70% 5%
Republicans 21% 76% 3%
Democrats 25% 68% 7%
Independents 22% 74% 3%
18-34 31% 65% 4%
35-44 22% 71% 7%
45-64 14% 81% 5%
65+ 25% 71% 4%
Under $30,000 29% 66% 6%
$30,000-$49,999 28% 69% 2%
$50,000-$74,999 21% 78% 1%
$75,000 and up 16% 79% 5%
No college 20% 77% 3%
Some college 22% 75% 3%
College grad 28% 63% 9%
7-county metro 23% 72% 5%
Rest of state 23% 72% 4%

"If the gambling is expanded, which one of the following would you most prefer? The choices are:"

  Total
Allowing video slot machines at Canterbury Park and Running Aces racetracks 20%
A casino in downtown Minneapolis 12%
A casino at the mall of America 8%
Allowing video slot machines in bars and restaurants 8%
Would you prefer to see gambling expanded in all of these areas? 37%
None/oppose all (volunteered) 11%
Don't know/refused 4%

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