Brian Hallenback

Mashantuckets end payments to tribal members

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Tribal payments aimed at helping members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe adjust to the cancellation of per-capita distributions of gaming revenue end this month. The final "transitional" payments are to be made today, according to tribal sources. Per-capita, or "incentive," distributions that came from Foxwoods Resort Casino revenues were discontinued at the end of 2010 as the tribe grappled with a financial crisis that caused it to default on loans...

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Hallenback, Brian. "Mashantuckets end payments to tribal members." The Day. March 2, 2012. (http://www.theday.com/article/20120302/NWS01/303029924/1018, accessed March 2, 2012)