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Electronic bingo for stadium funding has technical glitch

Published 9:50am Tuesday, April 16, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS — The electronic bingo games which will help fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium have been shut down while a malfunction is fixed.

The company producing the games that are being tested in a half dozen bars and restaurants says the bingo screen sometimes displayed a random image when a new player logged on to the game.

The St. Paul-based e-tab Manufacturing will take the games back to the testing lab.

The games will help fund the state’s $348 million share of the stadium.