Counting on charitable gambling

  • April 24, 2012 - 8:50 PM


Vikings stadium bill relies on surge in state revenues from electronic pulltabs and bingo.

Gross receipts are estimated to rise from $1 billion to $2.3 billion per year with new games.

House bill counts on $36 million more state revenue per year from electronic games; another $16 million could come from sports-themed tipboards, but legality is questionable.

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