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Deadwood Gaming Distributes $17,149,170 to Governmental Entities through Gaming Revenue Taxes and Fees in FY 2022

DEADWOOD, S.D. – The South Dakota Commission on Gaming recently released their Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022) annual report showing distributions to state, county, municipal governments and school districts totaling $17,149,1170 from gaming revenue taxes paid by Deadwood Gaming operators.

“A healthy Deadwood gaming industry is vital to the governmental entities that rely on these gaming tax revenues,” said Mike Rodman, Executive Director of the Deadwood Gaming Association.

“Total gross gaming revenue for the 2022 fiscal year was $144,138,671, an increase of 8.6% from fiscal year 2021.” Rodman continued, “The industry is proud that we generated $3,999,530 for the South Dakota Department of Tourism, $3,251,973 to the state general fund,  $1,519,851 for the South Dakota Commission on Gaming, $100,000 to South Dakota Historic Preservation, $30,000 to the South Dakota Department of Social Services, $1,249,853 to Lawrence County, $286,017 to the municipalities of Spearfish, Lead, Whitewood and Central City and another $286,017 to the Lead/Deadwood, Spearfish, Meade and Belle Fourche school districts with the balance of the distribution going primarily to the historic preservation and restoration in the City of Deadwood.”

“The Deadwood Gaming Association and the employees in the gaming industry are proud of the positive financial impacts of Deadwood gaming throughout South Dakota.”

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