News

  • Minnesota lawmaker on legal sports betting: ‘I expect a bill will become law’

    16 January 2018

    “‘I can’t speak for other states, but in Minnesota we will be working with the tribal gaming industry,’ Garofalo said. ‘If the tribal community is opposed to a sports gambling bill in Minnesota, it is highly unlikely I will move forward with that legislation.'”

  • Report: 18 states may introduce sports betting bills in 2018

    9 January 2018

    “A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing legislation. Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, which tracks gambling legislation nationwide, says that’s just the minimum; the firm predicts more than 30 states could introduce sports betting bills.”

  • Running Aces introduces new gaming technology

    28 December 2017

    “The technology, a type of play called dealer assist, is somewhat of a crossover between a table game and random number generated games. Because the game is run by a live dealer with live cards that show up on each console’s screen, it allows players to digitally play the game.”

  • What Minnesota has riding on Supreme Court’s sports gambling ruling

    15 December 2017

    “Minnesota businesses, such as SportsRadar, a sports focused data analytics company, and Canterbury Park Holding Corp., will stand to benefit if the Legislature acts quickly. By regulating sports gambling, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety could ferret out bad actors in the marketplace.”

  • Celebrating 25 years of gaming excitement, Red Lake Gaming Enterprises renews longstanding business relationship with Table Trac

    12 December 2017

    “…Table Trac is honored and proud to announce that they’ve been chosen to return to Red Lake Gaming and provide casino management systems.”

  • ‘A win for all of us’: Leech Lake officials break ground at site of new casino

    7 December 2017

    “Six months after Leech Lake band members voted to build a new casino in Cass Lake, officials broke ground at the construction site Thursday…The new casino, scheduled to open during the summer of 2019, will include 650 slots, four blackjack tables, 100 hotel rooms, a food court, brew pub, restaurant, and a circle bar on the casino floor, as well as a 250-seat event center, fitness center, gift shop, and arcade.”

  • ‘It shows they’re looking forward’

    5 December 2017

    “With the addition of more than 300 rooms at Treasure Island Resort and Casino, the Red Wing-area destination and entertainment venue has risen to the rank of the second-largest hotel in Minnesota. Shelley Buck, president of the Prairie Island Indian Community, said the two new hotel towers – one which opens this weekend, the second which opens in a few weeks – bring the total number of rooms at Treasure Island to 788.”

  • Allied Charities Minnesota update letter

    24 November 2017

    “You can say whatever you want about me or Allied Charities, but you cannot ignore the numbers and trends. With no changes to the current prize payout/expense/tax/fee structure we are on a collision course to zero profit. When charities are done, everyone connected to us will be too.”

  • Canterbury Park requests 70-day racing schedule for 2018

    16 November 2017

    “The MRC is expected to act on Canterbury’s request next month. The recently concluded 2017 meet offered 67 days of racing.”

  • NIGA announces opening of 2018 event registration

    15 November 2017

    “We are excited about the level of enthusiasm we have received from members, attendees, speakers and sponsors for the first-time Las Vegas location. Providing a new and unique show experience for our customers is a priority as we continue to evolve and grow the Indian Gaming tradeshow.”