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The Four Winds Casino Resort - largest gaming facility in the Midwest and includes Casino, Hotel, Hard Rock Cafe and the Silver Creek Events Center.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened the Four Winds Casino Resort on August 2, 2007.
Paying homage to the heritage of the Pokagon Band, the Four Winds Casino Resort is situated on a beautiful landscape off of I-94 at Michigan Exit 1 in New Buffalo, Michigan and offers 130,000 square feet of gaming space. It also features a 165-room suite-hotel, four restaurants, entertainment bars and retail shops.
"It's an absolutely spectacular property. It has the look of a north woods lodge with all the amenities of a modern casino," said Matt Harkness, former General Manager of the Four Winds Casino Resort in remarks at the Casino's grand opening. "Our staff will offer a level of guest service that has not that has not been seen before in the region."
Upon entering Four Winds from its main entrance, guests enter an expansive rotunda, which includes two stunning fireplaces. These fireplaces pay tribute to the Potawatomi Indians, who are known as the "Keepers of the Fire." Over the course of the next year, renowned Native American artist Mike Larson will paint four murals in the rotunda that symbolize significant moments of Pokagon Band history. Materials such as copper, cedar wood and stone can be found throughout the property, which are utilized in many tribal ceremonies.
In addition to its gaming attractions, the Four Winds Casino Resort offers visitors a wide range of dining options in a relaxed and casual twenty-four hour environment. From the Copper Rock Steakhouse, a white table cloth gourmet dining experience, to The Buffet – with seating up to 500. A romantic dinner or a deli sandwich – the food service staff of Four Winds Casino Resort has your needs covered.
The Casino offers a full complement of slot machines, including progressive slots linked to other Native American casinos, ensuring the highest jackpots in the region. Also featured: a large selection of table games including Blackjack, Craps, No Way Craps, Three Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Crazy Four, Let It Ride, Mini and Midi Baccarat, Rapid Roulette and Roulette.
Constructed at an estimated cost of $160 million, the 52 acre development is expected to draw more than four million visitors a year to the New Buffalo area.
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