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Fake ID News Conference

​In recent years, fake IDs have become increasingly sophisticated and harder to recognize. fake ID.jpg

The Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (DPS-AGED) in conjunction with the Mankato Department of Public Safety and Rounders Sports Bar & Grill recently held a news conference to talk about the use of fake IDs at establishments, especially around college campuses.

Bar owners and staff can be held criminally and civilly liable for serving customers under 21 if the minor is injured or killed in an alcohol-related incident or if that person kills or injures someone else.

“We don't want to have to go to one more parent and say your kid is not coming home because of a tragedy that was preventable” said DPS-AGED Special Agent Terry Kelley.

Minnesota Gambling Brochure

​Football playoff season is in full swing and there are many rules and regulations when it comes to sports betting and gambling in Minnesota.

The new Minnesota Gambling Regulations brochure is now available.

The brochure includes information on gambling regulations such as:

  • Raffles
  • Casino night
  • Sports betting
  • Poker runs

​Featured Video

Video Description: The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (DPS-AGED) works with Native American tribes to ensure compliance with the state-tribal agreements so that gaming is fair for all. Check out the latest video in the DPS MIC'D UP series that shows the inspection process and how slot machines are regulated in Minnesota.