The Big Story Blog

Friday 10/28/2011
Rolling the dice on a Vikings stadium

Posted at 6:20 AM on October 28, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Hed, Sport

As the wrangling continues over building a new NFL football stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, some say a new casino could deliver the funds to pay the public's share. But casinos aren't easy money. We'll look at the arguments, pro and con, over gambling as a way to pay for sports stadiums and public services.


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.