Pull tabs money for Vikings stadium coming up short - KMSP-TV

Pull tabs money for Vikings stadium coming up short

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he doesn't feel the need to reopen the Vikings stadium bill after the state budget office said electronic pull tabs are on pace to collect just half of their projected revenue.

Most of the state's $348 million share of the nearly $1 billion stadium is expected to come from the expanded gambling,

Electronic pull tab revenue to pay for the Vikings stadium has only brought in $1.9 million so far – well short of the projected $17 million. Minnesota Management and Budget now projects pull tab revenue for fiscal year 2014-15 to be $46 million less than the already-grim November forecast.

Allied Charities of Minnesota said revenues will eventually come in to pay for the Vikings stadium, but that it will not happen overnight

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