Taking a gamble
- November 12, 2011 - 9:52 PM
The state reaps about $36 million yearly from the tax on charitable pulltabs and bingo. Conversion to electronic pulltabs could double that amount.
The state estimates that placing 4,000 video slots at Canterbury Park and Running Aces harness track would bring in $130 million in annual tax revenue.
Minnesota tribes own 18 casinos. The proposed non-tribal casino at Block E could yield $100 million in annual tax revenue.
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