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Dayton not rushing to redo Vikings stadium financing plan

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday he has no plans to reopen the Vikings stadium financing plan despite a slower than expected start to electronic pull-tabs.

Gambling expansion that put electronic pull-tabs in bars and restaurants is the main source of public financing for the $975 million stadium. But the state budget office released numbers on Wednesday showing pull-tab revenue has fallen short of projections.

Dayton said he's not worried because the gambling expansion is still in its early stages and should grow as electronic pull-tab suppliers get state approval.

The governor plans to meet next week with his revenue commissioner and the top gambling regulator to determine future steps.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report

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