Inappropriate venue, you say?
In a stunning turnaround, rumor has it that Draftcon has lost 100% of it’s event space, at least a 50% increase over the supposed loss of space that Nightmare Nights faced last year from the only thing that got people interested in the con in the first place (hint, its not final draft or his ego): The Mall of America
According to a article yesterday by a local FOX affiliate, the hotel used by MLP-MSP has been deemed a inappropriate venue by the Bloomington port authority, citing that the venue is "functionally obsolete". The Mall of America has purchased the hotel and the property, and has slated the hotel to close in 30-60 days, way before the MLP-MSP event.
Even attempts to book a room through the hotel has came up with this
As for the future of the con, lets hope final was #professional enough to include a decent cancellation clause in the contract, its the only way the con can happen this year.
At press time Draftcon has not issued a public statement about how this effects the convention this year.
Questions from prospective attendees and vendors have apparently not been answered.