Gambling bills

  • Updated: April 26, 2011 - 9:16 PM

 

Video gaming

Bars and restaurants could add video gambling machines, electronic bingo and electronic pull-tabs.

Racino

Horse-racing tracks in Shakopee and Columbus could offer video slot machines.

THE CASE FOR:

Advocates estimate that bar and restaurant games could bring in $230 million a year for charities, $630 million in tax revenue.

THE CASE AGAINST:

Tribes worry that more gambling options would pull customers away from casinos, affecting jobs. Some are concerned about offering gambling in bars.

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