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Charitable Gambling

The Chester Bird Post 523 American Legion is a non-profit organization which allows us to raise money through charitable gambling in order to contribute to Golden Valley, surrounding communities and other deserving programs.   We're open to the general public.  Enjoy some great food, drinks, and friends and support the Golden Valley community as well as many other deserving charities while you're here.

Pull Tabs 

The Chester Bird American Legion raises funds through lawful charitable gambling. The Chester Bird Legion sells pull-tabs at the Legion bar everyday from opening to closing.  Regular pull tabs as well as electronic pull tabs available! We have 9 different games (3 are $1 games, 5 are $2 games, and 1 is either a $4 or $5 game).


In addition to pull-tabs, the Chester Bird Legion conducts bingo (please check our calendar for dates and times). A low cost of $1 per sheet for regular games! special games are $2.  

Meat Raffle and Virtual (video) Racing

Please check our calendar for dates and times of Meat Raffles.  Each round, 30 numbers are sold.  Once all the numbers have been purchased, a wheel containing 30 numbers is spun or a tipboard is used to select the winner. 

Tickets are sold for Virtual (Video) Racing during Bingo events.  The races may be matadors, rats, pigs, horses, cars or ducks.  Tickets are sold for $1 each.  There are instant winners, a bingo winner, and one race winner in each game.  


Please check our calendar for dates and times. 

* Gambling events and times may change without notice.

Community Donations 

Funds raised by the Chester Bird American Legion are donated back into the community in a variety of ways. The following is a sampling of organizations that the Chester Bird American Legion has donated money to:

Legion Baseball - Breck Sr. Legion Baseball Team and Benilde Jr. Legion Baseball Team

Golden Valley Little League

Corner House Child Abuse Center

Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation

Eagle's Healing Nest

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres Wounded Veterans

United Heroes League

Mother's Against Drunk Driving

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post #3744

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Minnesota State High School Clay Target League - Breck Trap Club

Minnesota Military Family Foundation

Honor Flight Twin Cities

Minnesota Veterans 4 Veterans