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Money questions remain about new Vikings stadium
Vikings stadium deal crosses goal line, but questions linger about paying Minnesota's share
By The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) ' Now that the Minnesota Vikings are set to get their new stadium, the worrying begins over a gambling expansion designed to pay the state's share of the $975 million project.

In passing the stadium bill Thursday, lawmakers committed the state to raising $348 million by allowing electronic pull-tabs and bingo in bars and restaurants.

Opponents on both sides of the political spectrum predicted that the state is likely to further expand gambling if the electronic pull-tabs ' now just a low-tech paper game offered in bars and restaurants ' don't bring in enough money.



Gov. Mark Dayton has pledged to sign the stadium bill into law.


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