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Rocky Gap Slots Fund Benefits Community

June 14th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Each year, Rocky Gap Casino is required to give 5.5% of its gaming revenues to Allegany County.  In turn, the Local Development Council oversees the management of those revenues; ensuring funds are spent through allocation guidelines.  For Fiscal Year 2024, Rocky Gap is estimated to give Allegany County just over $2.6 million dollars.  Since 2014, the county has received over $22 million in funds from the casino. County Administrator Jason Bennett says the funds from the casino are helpful throughout the county for organizations, schools, and other projects…