Fond-du-Lac tribes stops payments to Duluth, MN

Mar 4, 2013 7:04 PM

In 2009, the National Indian Gaming Commission told a casino operator in Duluth, Minnesota, it no longer had to pay the community 19 percent of its electronic gambling revenue, as prescribed in an agreement between the city and the Fond-du-Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa tribe.

The NIGC order deprives the city of $6 million in annual revenue.

Duluth has gone to court to overturn the decision.

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

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