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Pokagon Band casino payment still unresolved


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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians agreed to share 2 percent of gaming revenues with local governments in Michigan but officials in one county still can't agree how to distribute the money.

Berrien County's Local Revenue Sharing Board has been trying for the past six months to decide how to spend $977,266 from the Four Winds Casino. One official became so unhappy with the process that he resigned from the board.

The other board members, however, say they have reached an agreement on distributing the money. They hope to receive the first payment in time for the tribe's second on May 31.

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Disagreements continue over distribution of casino revenue (WSBT 4/28)
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