First Nations gambling agency rakes in record profits

Posted: July 5, 2007 in Headlines, Natives

CBC News

More than ever last year, casinos were cash cows for the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.

The First Nations gaming agency, which runs casinos in North Battleford, Prince Albert, Yorkton and on the White Bear First Nation, made a record profit of $48.8 million in the 2006-07 fiscal year. That’s a 21 per cent increase from the year before.

Revenues went up $17 million to $130 million, according to figures SIGA released Wednesday.

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