compact. Kirk explained that the ….
compact. Kirk explained that the class 2 gaming agreement is being prepared by the State for the tribes’ attorney to review. “It’s important that we keep it the same for now,” Kirk said.
He noted that gaming on the reservation raised $266,000 more in revenue than the previous year. WPCO uses gaming revenue to help fund youth activities and assist Fort Peck’s elders.
“I’ve been a strong supporter of WPCO to keep what we have,” Kirk said.
Comments were also made during the question and answer session regarding the importance of maintaining cultural heritage. A possible future referendum was mentioned.