Tribes shared $89.6 million in gaming revenues with state and local communities in Michigan last year, according to a new report.
Of that amount, $60.4 million went to state entities. The remaining $29.2 million went to local communities, The Peninsula reported
The local community contributions represented an increase of 2 percent from the year prior, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
, which operates three casinos in Michigan, shared the most -- nearly $6.1 million with local communities, the annual report
The tribe also made the largest contribution, $19.4 million, to the state, according to the report. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi
made the second-largest payment, with $17.1 million going to the state.
All 12 tribes with Class III gaming compacts share 2 percent of their Class III net win with local communities. Six also share a percentage with the state, with the rate ranging from 4 percent to 12 percent.
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(The Peninsula November 7, 2017)
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