Friday, February 26, 2010

Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi

Justin A. Hinkley
The $300 million dollar casino in the most depressed state in the nation has been a big success to the tribe and also the community.

The casino brought more than 1,500 new jobs and thousands more spinoff jobs from the casino.  The tribe recently presented a $1,933,683.41 check for revenue sharing to the Local Revenue Sharing Board.

Between 5,000 and 10,000 people visit the casino everyday depending on what day of the week it is.  The casino saved the local community from a higher unemployment rate and increased tourism by 11.8 %.

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