Under Michigan's Casino Interest Registration Act (1997), individuals with registered casino interests are prohibited from making contributions to local and state political candidates and committees including PACs and political parties that are allowed to contribute to candidates. The Act does not prohibit contributions to federal candidates or committees.
Ilitch’s mother Marian Ilitch is the sole owner of Detroit Entertainment, LLC, the licensee of MotorCity Casino which is a d/b/a. She has been registered with an active interest as an officer of the casino’s licensee since 12.20.99.
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