Deb McDaniel

Regulator Wants Agency Doubled Due to Electronic Pulltabs

The amount wagered on charitable games in the current two-year budget cycle will top $1 billion.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota’s top gambling regulator says her agency needs to double in size to keep pace with the “explosion” of wagering brought on by electronic pulltabs. Charities began operating electronic pulltabs one year ago. State gaming director Deb McDaniel told the Legislature’s interim Taxation Committee Tuesday that the popularity of the games has “put a tremendous strain” on her…