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Minnesota Makes Final Push to Legalize Sports Betting in 2024

Michael Savio picBy: Michael Savio
Legal sports betting in Minnesota seemed like it would need to wait another year, but a recent effort to circumvent roadblocks sets up an unexpected final push with one week remaining in the 2024 legislative session.
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Optimism Growing as Minnesota Sports Betting Inches Forward

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Rep. Zack Stephenson (DFL-35A) spearheaded a deal in the Senate that increased the tax rate from a previous sports betting proposal from 10 to 20 percent. The extra 10 percent will be directed to small charities, a deal that Allied Charities Minnesota said it would be willing to support.
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Illegal Minnesota TikTok Gambling Ring Operator Hit With New Charges

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Blake C. Fitzgerald, 40, live-streamed himself playing slot machines for gamblers who paid in advance. He was handed one felony charge in addition to three gross misdemeanor charges for instructing his viewers to break gambling laws.
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Minnesota Illegal TikTok Casino Gambling Ring Being Heavily Investigated

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
According to an agent with the Minnesota Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED), two men are charging a 25% premium to place bets at slot machines in Minnesota casinos on behalf of their followers. They record the bets being placed and the eventual outcome and broadcast it for everyone to see.