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Movement aims at restoring local gambling profits

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When you listen to former Ottertail Lions Club President Jerry Smith speak about the $2.5 million the organization took in through pull tabs last year, it seems like a staggering sum.


Yet, as he breaks down how the money was taxed, and was dramatically depleted by state regulations, the end sum the Lions were able to give to charity is comparatively miniscule.

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