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South Dakota Commission on Gaming Contributes Over a Half Million Dollars to Black Hills Area Municipalities and Schools





For Immediate Release: Friday, March, 17, 2017

Contact: Larry Eliason, Executive Secretary for the S.D. Commission on Gaming, 605-773-6050

 

South Dakota Commission on Gaming Contributes Over a Half Million Dollars to Black Hills Area Municipalities and Schools

 

PIERRE, S.D., -- The South Dakota Commission on Gaming announces the 2017 annual funding release from Gaming Tax Revenues in South Dakota.

 

“The municipalities and school districts receiving these gaming tax revenue funds do not have restrictions for how they can be used according to gaming statutes,” Larry Eliason, executive secretary for the S.D. Commission on Gaming said. “If a school district receives any general state aid, the amount of the state aid paid to that district is offset on a dollar for dollar basis, by any funds that it receives from the gaming tax revenues.”

 

Municipalities receiving funds are:

Central City             $ 3,130.65

Lead                        $ 56,756.77

Spearfish                 $ 202,202.89

Whitewood             $ 17,034.40

Total                        $ 279,124.71

 

School Districts receiving funds are:

Belle Fourche School District               $ 428.61

Lead-Deadwood School District          $ 70,924.19

Spearfish School District                      $ 192,619.50

Meade School District                          $ 15,152.41

Total                                                     $ 279,124.71

 

These distributions of revenue are being made in accordance with SDCL-42-7B-48.1(3).

 

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