Friday, August 1, 2008

Agua Caliente and Morongo Pay State for Gaming

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and Morongo Band of Mission Indians — on Thursday shed light on the revenue checks that were just relayed to the state.
The following payments flowed to the California General Fund, as a result of amended compacts to expand gaming:
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, operating the Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs and Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, sent over a $9.3 million check to Sacramento this week. That's on top of the $4.2 million already paid, bringing the total to $13.5 million.

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, operating the Morongo Casino Spa in Cabazon, sent over $12.5 million. With its $8.1 million payment made in May, the total comes to $20.6 million. Additionally, the tribe sent over $400,000 for the Revenue Sharing Trust Fund.

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