Leaders of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community held a ceremonial groundbreaking at the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette, Michigan, on December 6, 2016. Photo: Lake Superior Community Partnership
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues



The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared another $1.3 million in gaming revenues in Michigan.

Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of its slot machine net win with local governments. A total of $253,249.06 went to entities in Baraga County and Marquette County, according to a pres release.

The tribe also shares 8 percent with the state. That payment was $1.03 million.

The money comes from the tribe's two Ojibwa Casino facilities, both of which are undergoing an expansion. Work at both sites is expected to be complete in late 2018, The Marquette Mining Journal reported.

Read More on the Story:
KBIC announces gaming payments (WNMU 6/14)
Casino expansion detailed (The Marquette Mining Journal 6/14)
KBIC announces their recent gaming distributions (WLUC 6/12)

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