Minnesota House Committee advances tribal retail and online sports betting bill by 14-4 vote

Mar 9, 2022

Per Robert Linnehan: Minnesota has taken its first steps towards legalizing retail and online sports betting for its tribal casinos.

The Minnesota House Commerce Finance and Policy Committee approved bill HF778 by a vote of 14-4. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids), will legalize in-person sports betting at tribal casinos and create up to two master online sports betting licenses for state tribes. The 11 Minnesota tribes will have control over the state’s online sports betting and the minimum age to participate in sports betting is listed at 18 in the bill.

Source: Saturday Tradition