Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Minnesota Vikings right in the middle of gambling debate

The NFL spent years trying to distance themselves from gambling. Nearby the key to a new Vikings Stadium means however can end directly into gambling bound. A new push for gaming machines in Canterbury Park could be the new stadium.

The former Senator Dick day is now a lobbyist for Racino now and former legislators strongly pushes for slots, guarantee that the revenue from the slot could be used day claimed the NFL stadium to bauen.Am Thursday that his group would give $ 40 million a year to the cost of a new stadium.

This seems like a no-brainer for the Vikings. The team tried to get for the new stadium for several years financing and a group who are willing so much money to throw is certainly worth a look in.

This is not the first time, however, that tried lobby groups bring slots on the Racetrcak. Cold, been legislators about the idea in the past and have shot it down several times.The economy and the need to finance for the stadium can be enough to change minds the legislature this time to.

Estimates that has day offered has slot revenue on track at $ 100 million annually.The Vikings have said that a new stadium would cost more than $ 800 million, or just over $ 40 million annually nur.Die revenue from slots would almost entirely cover Bill.

NFL owners in recent years have the idea that $ in your game gambling erwärmt.Letzten season, offering several NFL teams cutting deals local Lottery team-themed scratch-off Tickets.Die Washington Redskins promoted actually selling tickets on a TV show in a pre-season game gambling.

April 10, 2010
Posted by April Gardner
Staff editor CasinoGamblingWeb.com
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