Minnesota’s recent change in the Governor’s mansion has lifted hopes of an opening up of gambling laws, but with other more pressing issues at Tim Walz’s feet those hopes seem to have been pushed into the future.
With the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association’s opposition to the expanded gambling laws clear for all to see, getting the state to expand and open up will not to an easy ride.
Representative Pat Garofalo introduced a bill in February to allow legalized sports betting in casinos across the state. What makes this different to some other proposals across the United States is it proposes an excise tax of 0.5% that would be imposed on each wager placed across Minnesota.
Currently, there are 20 casinos legally allowed to operate across the North Star State, 18 of which are operated by Native Indians. None of those can offer any type of sports betting, and the only option for residents keen to wager on any kind of game would be to play in a daily fantasy league
The state runs a lottery and Minnesota has become one of the first that has allowed players to purchase tickets online.
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this map, state law can often change and this map is how we at GamingUSA understand the gambling law in each
state to be as of March 27th 2023