Items Tagged with 'Gun Lake Casino'


Tribe reaches partial settlement with state

July 26, 2016
A tribe in the region has reached a partial settlement with the state over more than $21.7-million in withheld revenue-sharing payments, which are related to a compact dispute. Read More

Casino begins $76M expansion

April 12, 2016
A casino in the area has hit the jackpot as it proceeds with a $76-million expansion project that will nearly double its space, add amenities and create jobs. Read More

Casino plans expansion

January 14, 2016
A casino in the area is getting bigger. Read More

Gun Lake Casino stops annual payments to state

At issue is Michigan’s launch of Internet lottery sales a year ago.

August 21, 2015
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is planning staff cuts after the tribal owners of Gun Lake Casino stopped paying the state a portion of its slot machine gambling profits, as was stipulated in the compact made with the state. Read More

Michigan Economic Development Corp. plans job cuts

August 17, 2015
LANSING — Michigan's economic development agency is planning staff cuts partly because a tribal casino stopped paying a portion of its gambling profits. Read More

Gun Lake Casino wins in federal court

July 3, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) David Patchak, the former Wayland Township trustee who has been waging a personal court battle against Gun Lake Casino since 2008, has lost in federal court again. Read More

Gun Lake Casino sharing payments top $60M

December 5, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The tribe that owns Gun Lake Casino in Wayland Township has announced its latest six-month revenue sharing payment to the state and local community, amounting to $8,702,489 — putting the total paid since it opened in early 2011 at more $60 million. Read More

Gun Lake Casino lawsuit may not be over

October 3, 2014
Congress has passed and President Obama has signed legislation that requires the “prompt dismissal” of a lawsuit filed against the federal government in 2008 by David Patchak, which has been threatening the continuing operation of the Gun Lake Casino. Read More

Latest Gun Lake casino payment nearly $8M

The last payment six months ago totaled slightly more than $8.7 million.

June 20, 2014
The tribe that owns the Gun Lake Casino in Wayland Township has announced its latest six-month revenue-sharing payment covering October through March, which yielded $6,316,920 to the state government of Michigan and $1,597,230 to the local governments’ revenue-sharing board. Read More

Gun Lake’s fall payment more than $8.7 million

Meanwhile, the Wayland Township casino plans to reveal an expansion.

November 22, 2013
The 1,578 slot machines at the Gun Lake Casino south of Grand Rapids just generated a fall revenue-sharing payment to the state and local governments of more than $8.79 million, according to the Gun Lake Band of Pottawatomi Indians. Read More