Gambling in North Dakota has become a cut-throat, billion-dollar industry with little oversight

Charitable gaming has quietly become a big business in North Dakota, a nearly $1.7 billion dollar business in 2022. And it’s the legalization of electronic pull-tab machines (the polite way of saying slot machines) that’s multiplied the haul. E-tab machines accounted for nearly 90% of the revenue last year, and with that kind of money in the game, the competition to get it has become fierce, and maybe not always ethical.

Rob Port has the full story on North Dakota’s charitable gaming trends at

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