Some, But Not All, Minnesota Tribes Win Big on Gaming Revenue

WASHINGTON — The revenue from American Indian gaming enterprises in Minnesota has grown steadily, peaking last year at $1.6 billion. Minnesota's 11...

September 6, 2023
5:56 AM

WASHINGTON — The revenue from American Indian gaming enterprises in Minnesota has grown steadily, peaking last year at $1.6 billion. Minnesota's 11 federally recognized tribes have all come to depend on the money gamblers lose or spend otherwise at their 19 casinos. But some tribes make a lot of money from gaming, enough to give healthy payouts to tribal members and pay for the college tuition of their young people, while other tribes are raising significantly less money from their enterprises.

Ana Radelat