• Opposition mounts to racino/Vikings proposal

    17 December 2009

    Opposition is growing in response to Senator Dick Day’s proposal to pay for a new Vikings stadium by authorizing racinos at Canterbury Park and Running Aces Harness Track. (more…)

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  • Tribes gear up for legislative fight

    30 November 2009

    Member tribes of the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA) are gearing up for a tough 2010 legislative session, as lawmakers indicate they may expand gambling to include racinos at the state’s two racetracks, slot machines in neighborhood restaurants and bars, and other new gambling options. (more…)

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  • Tribal gaming jobs boost rural Minnesota

    15 November 2009

    Indian gaming and tribal governments account for more $1.5 billion in economic impact and over 16,000 jobs in rural Minnesota, according to a study conducted completed earlier this year by consulting policy analyst Barry Ryan, a former research fellow in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Applied Economics. The study was commissioned by the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA). (more…)

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