Xcel Energy Center, one of the better concert venues in Minnesota is expanding some of it's rules for concert goers and other events.

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Beginning this week- people who are planning to go to the Blink 182 show, which is this Thursday the 12th, will be able to use a new cashless payment system.

Also- beginning in October 15th of this year, there will be a new expanded bag policy.  Girls- get out your clutch or wristlet.  This will be all you will be able to bring into the venue or use a clear plastic tote.  But watch the size.  The official requirements:

Also- if you smoke, prior to this you were able to go outside into a certain area and still be allowed re-entry.  This is no longer the policy.  There will be no re-entry allowed, even for smoking purposes.

This is the statement from Xcel regarding the new policiies...