Casinos Reported Economic Impact
Here is a summary of the net economic benefit or loss for four counties for calendar year 2004 and for the years from 2004 through 2014.
Figures are presented in millions; parentheses indicate negative amounts.
County 2004 2004-2014
Allegan $97 $1,186
Kalamazoo ($4) ($54)
Kent ($50) ($605)
Ottawa ($12) ($149)
Note: Figures are rounded.
Source: Anderson Economic Group, March 2003. Study was done for the Community Partnership for Economic Growth and the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of commerce.