Forest County Potawatomi
press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Community Appreciation Day Offers Free Admission to Black Arts Fest MKE
(Wisconsin) -- Organizers of Black Arts Fest MKE today announced a partnership with Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for the inaugural festival at the Summerfest grounds...
article Pathfinders gets $100,000 grant from Potawatomi Casino fundraising campaign
(Wisconsin) -- A Milwaukee organization that fights sex trafficking got a big financial boost on Wednesday. "I think most people are shocked when they learn that...
article Here's why the Potawatomi sign on Miller Park's outfield wall is covered up this weekend
(Wisconsin) -- The right-center outfield wall at Miller Park might look a little strange to fans this weekend. With the Atlanta Braves in town, fans attending a game at...
article You Asked for It: Potawatomi clam chowder is 'absolutely delicious'
(Wisconsin) -- Chuck Wise, Mount Pleasant, requested a soup recipe from the buffet at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St. He wrote: “My wife and I...
article First Milwaukee streetcar route construction completed
(Wisconsin) -- Track installation on the initial route of the Milwaukee streetcar, The Hop, is officially complete. Milwaukee officials, construction workers, streetcar...
article Potawatomi seeking trust status on tribal owned land
(Wisconsin) -- Forest County Board Chairman Tom Tallier updated the county board on a letter he had received from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The certified letter...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino signs Hoobastank to 10-year residency
(Wisconsin) -- Hoobastank will serve a 10-year residency at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and become the casino's first house band. Although good news for Hoobastank...
article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino's CEO once worked for Trump
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi CEO Rodney Ferguson Rodney Ferguson once helped run Donald Trump's casinos before Trump was president. He said he learned key skills from...
article Potawatomi’s Native American cuisine stresses indigenous ingredients
(Wisconsin) -- When Dream Dance Steak, the high-end restaurant inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, hosts its annual Native American Heritage Dinner in November, the...
article Wis. Tribe Fights For Quick Win In Gambling Deal Dispute [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community has again urged a D.C. federal judge to award the tribe summary judgment in its bid to vacate a Bureau of Indian...
article Vegas couple travels to Milwaukee for a casino wedding
(Wisconsin) -- We've all heard of a couple traveling to Las Vegas to get hitched, but what about the reverse? Well, it happened last summer when Brian and Chris...
article Feds, Wis. Tribe Stand By BIA Gaming Compact Decision [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- The federal government and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin told a D.C. federal court Thursday that a Bureau of Indian Affairs decision rejecting...
article Harold "Gus" Frank Retires As Potawatomi Chairman
(Wisconsin) -- A new leader will be selected next month by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. Harold “Gus” Frank announced his retirement from the...
press release Greenfire Management Services Expands Wisconsin Presence with the Opening of a Wausau Office
(Wisconsin) -- Greenfire Management Services, LLC (GMS), recently named one of southeastern Wisconsin’s fastest growing firms, announced today it will expand its...
article Forest County Potawatomi Community starts work on $80 million hotel at casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community broke ground on an $80 million hotel tower at its casino in Wisconsin. The 19-story tower, the second at the...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino preparing for NYE celebration
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino is getting ready to celebrate the new year. CBS 58 News got a sneek peak of all the decorations going into sunday night's...
article Party in 2018 with Potawatomi's New Year's Eve celebration
(Wisconsin) -- The tree might still be standing, there's leftover eggnog yet to be drunk and you may still have days of Hallmark holiday movies saved on your DVR to...
article Red Cross holding blood drive at Potawatomi Hotel
(Wisconsin) -- "We would love to see lots of donors come out to the blood drive today," said Elizabeth Gill with the Red Cross. "It's a tough time of...
article Running Rebels gets $35K from Potawatomi to expand mentoring in Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- It's a Monday night in December and a group of teens in Milwaukee are deep in discussion. Do you think before you act? Who are you claiming as your...
article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino reopens after rare 12-hour closure
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino reopened Monday morning after a rare 12-hour closure that an official said was a scheduled "systems upgrade." The...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino raises $1,157,669 for local kids
(Wisconsin) -- Once again, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's "Heart of Canal Street" program raised more than $1 million for local children's...
article Thousands pack Potawatomi Casino for America's Got Talent open auditions
(Wisconsin) -- For the first time since its debut, one of the top-rated televised talent competitions is making a stop in Milwaukee as judges look for the next million...
article Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Forest Co. tribal leader
(Wisconsin) -- The chairman of the Sokaogon Band of Lake Superior Chippewa failed Friday to convince a judge to throw out charges accusing him of assaulting a tribal...
article Azure sworn in for another term as Fort Peck tribal chairman
(Montana) -- Incumbent Fort Peck Tribal Chairman Floyd Azure was sworn in Monday for a second straight term after a landslide victory over three other candidates...
article Potawatomi tribe buys naming rights to streetcar
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee's streetcar system will be known as The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino thanks to a 12-year, $10-million deal. Mayor Tom...
article City and Potawatomi strike 12-year, $10 million streetcar presenting sponsorship agreement, includes free rides for the first 12 months
(Wisconsin) -- Mayor Tom Barrett and Rodney Ferguson, CEO of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, announced that the City of Milwaukee and the Forest County Potawatomi...
article Ferguson Named Chief Executive Officer/General Manager at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has named Rodney Ferguson as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for the...
article Potawatomi casino posts flat revenue
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi tribe’s Milwaukee casino reported that gambling revenue increased 1.5 percent in the last fiscal year that ended July 31, a flat...
article Wisconsin casino sees modest increase in annual gambling revenues
(Wisconsin) -- In Wisconsin, gambling revenues at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino for the twelve months to the end of July reportedly inched up by only about 1.5% year-...
article Revenue flat as Potawatomi tribe wins about $400 million from gamblers
(Wisconsin) -- Gambling revenue inched up 1.5% in the past year at the Potawatomi tribe's Milwaukee casino, a modest increase that mirrors the trend of flat growth...
article From food waste to energy: How potato peelings are powering buildings in SE Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- Using watermelon rinds and potato peelings to power buildings may seem like a stretch, but it's happening right here in southeastern Wisconsin. At the...
article Committee Approves Raft of Projects
(Wisconsin) -- Zimmerman Architectural Studios president and CEO David Stroik presented the plans by the Forest County Potawatomi County to build a new wing onto their...
article City Panel Okays Second Casino Tower
(Wisconsin) -- A second tower for the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino got a unanimous thumbs-up from the City Plan Commission on Monday. The 19-story tower isn’t the...
article Milwaukee Plan Commission OKs Potawatomi Hotel expansion
(Wisconsin) -- An addition to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, a new east side location for Stone Creek Coffee and a proposed apartment building overlooking the Milwaukee...
article Potawatomi Casino shares expansion details
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino revealed earlier this month its plans to expand its space to feature a second hotel tower. The operator has now announced...
article Milwaukee casino set for expansion
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community has announced plans to expand their existing hotel and casino in Milwaukee in an $80m development project. A second...
article Potawatomi to build $80M second hotel tower
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino have revealed plans to expand the hotel at its Milwaukee property with the development of a second tower. Construction is set...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino plans to add second tower with 119 rooms in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, flush with cash, is announcing plans to build a second tower with 119 rooms — just under three years after the...
article Potawatomi to build $80M second hotel tower
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is expanding its hotel with the construction of a second tower, amounting to an $80 million investment from the Forest...
article Police Searching For Suspects Who Stole 15K From Casino Winner
(Wisconsin) -- Waukesha Police Department is looking for three suspects including Andre Hill, Gregory Killebrew and Cedric Moore. The suspects are facing an armed...
article Serial mugger targets casino patrons, police say
(Wisconsin) -- Three days last month, women leaving Potawatomi Casino were followed through the garage by the same man, who ripped their purses from their arms and ran,...
article Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Hotel may add second tower, 200 more rooms
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community, a tribe that owns the hotel and a neighboring casino at 1721 W. Canal St., is looking to build a second hotel...
article Potawatomi Hotel plans Menomonee Valley expansion
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Hotel in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley, which opened less than three years ago, might be adding more rooms.
article Potawatomi planning second hotel tower in Menomonee Valley
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community is planning to break ground this year on a second hotel tower at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in the Menomonee...
article Bella Italiana: Potawatomi's Beautiful New Italian Restaurant
(Wisconsin) -- You can go to Potawatomi Hotel and Casino and have a great time without spending a cent on a game of chance. The complex includes bars, a live performance...
article Mark Kroon leads Heading into Day 2 of Potawatomi Main Event
(Wisconsin) -- Both starting flights of the first-ever World Series of Poker Circuit main event in the badger state are in the books and Wisconsin native Mark Kroon is...
article Milwaukee Bucket List: Gambling at Potawatomi
(Wisconsin) -- Walking around the Marquette campus, you can see a glimpse of the one and only Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. When I first came onto campus, I let the...
article Forest County Potawatomi and U.S. Forest Service sign historic agreement
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community (Potawatomi) and the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow...
article Potawatomi Raises Record $1.1 Million for Charity
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino donated a record $1.17 million to 31 local children’s charities through its Heart of Canal Street program. The...
article Italian restaurant at casino changes
(Wisconsin) -- Bella Italiana launches Tuesday at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino with an Italian-American menu that's simpler than the one at Wild Earth Cucina...
article Slot machine foul-ups erase big jackpots
(Wisconsin) -- Katrina Bookman thought her ship had come in when she hit a nearly $43 million jackpot on a slot machine at a casino near La Guardia Airport in New York.
article Shorewood man robbed after night at Potawatomi Casino
(Wisconsin) -- A Shorewood man was robbed at gunpoint outside his home early Thursday morning, and police believe he may have been specifically targeted.
article Jail death of Potawatomi shooter ruled a homicide
(Wisconsin) -- The death of Terrill Thomas, the man accused of opening fire at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, was ruled a homicide on Thursday by officials at the Milwaukee...
article Woman robbed outside her home after night at Potawatomi casino
(Wisconsin) -- A Brookfield woman was able to fight off a man who put a gun to her head outside her home. Court documents reveal it happened earlier this month when the...
article Campaign Watchdog Questions Potawatomi Spending
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin is home to 11 sovereign American Indian tribes, and rarely do any of the tribes spend much money supporting political committees or candidates....
article How Milwaukee Shook Off the Rust
(Wisconsin) -- The drive into Milwaukee once offered a sweeping vista of the American industrial apocalypse. Abandoned factories and decaying smokestacks cast shadows...
article Wisconsin Tribe Dramatically Increases Political Spending
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin is home to 11 sovereign American Indian tribes, and rarely do any of the tribes spend much money supporting political committees or candidates....
press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino to host first-of-its-kind Wiffle Ball Tournament
(Wisconsin) -- Brian Kramp spent the morning at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for the Potawatomi All-Star Wiffle Bal Tournament.
article Jean Shorts Got a Girl Kicked Out of a Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Casinos might be havens for debauchery — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t dress codes. A woman was escorted out of the Potawatomi...
article Woman Kicked Out of Potawatomi for Shorts, Casino Apologizes
(Wisconsin) -- A woman is calling out Potawatomi Casino’s dress code, after she was escorted out by security Monday. Becky Paszkiewicz says she went to the casino...
article Bucks owners see arena naming rights deal in six months, with BMO Harris, Potawatomi in mix
(Wisconsin) -- The Milwaukee Bucks owners would like to finalize a naming rights deal for their new arena by late this year. They also anticipate BMO Harris Bank and...
article Locavore at casino to close in summer and be replaced with a new restaurant
(Wisconsin) -- A Potawatomi Hotel & Casino spokesman confirmed Tuesday that Locavore, the casual fine-dining restaurant off the lobby of the hotel, will close in...
press release Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission Will Host Surveillance & Internet Gaming Symposium
(Wisconsin) -- On August 30th – September 1st, Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission will host and sponsor the 2016 Surveillance Symposium and co-sponsor the...
article Possible casino name mentioned in new Bucks arena lease
(Wisconsin) -- The newly approved lease for the future home of the Milwaukee Bucks mentions a possible casino connection to the arena's naming rights.
article Potawatomi hires former CFO as chief operating officer
(Wisconsin) -- Less than a week after naming a new president and chief executive officer, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has named a new chief operating officer to...
article Suspect in Potowatomi casino shooting found dead in jail cell
(Wisconsin) -- The man police say opened fire in the Potawatomi casino hours after shooting a man in the chest on Milwaukee's north side was found dead in his jail...
article Terrill Thomas: Potawatomi Casino Shooter Found Dead In Jail
(Wisconsin) -- The man accused by Milwaukee police of opening fire at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino was found dead in jail early Sunday morning. Thirty-eight-year-old...
article General manager of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino resigns
(Wisconsin) -- Long-serving Potawatomi Hotel & Casino general manager Mike Goodrich has resigned, ending his 14-year tenure in the position, the tribe announced...
article Potawatomi Announces New General Manager
(Wisconsin) -- The General Manager of Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, Mike Goodrich has resigned his position. The Forest County Potawatomi Executive Council has named...
article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino names new CEO and general manager
(Wisconsin) -- Mike Goodrich has stepped down as general manager of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee. After 14 years, the head of the casino will turn over...
article Defense Attorney: Shots Fired Suspect at Potawatomi Casino Not Fit to Stand Trial
(Wisconsin) -- Attorneys for the man accused of opening fire inside Potawatomi Casino say he's not fit to stand trial. On Wednesday, a judge found probable cause and...
article Terrill Thomas, alleged Potawatomi shooter, to undergo competency examination
(Wisconsin) -- 38-year-old Terrill Thomas, accused in a shooting at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino last Friday night, April 15th made his initial appearance in court on...
article Mother of alleged Potawatomi shooter says he was livid over the theft of his Mercedes-Benz
(Wisconsin) -- Charges have been filed against a 38-year-old Milwaukee man -- accused in a shooting on Friday, April 15th at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The documents...
article Shots Fired on Casino Gaming Floor in Milwaukee; Man in Custody
(Wisconsin) -- Police say a man is in custody after opening fire inside the Potawatomi casino in Milwaukee.
article Arrest made after shots fired inside Potawatomi Casino
(Wisconsin) -- A man was arrested early Friday morning after firing a gun on the gaming floor of Milwaukee's Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, police said.
article Man arrested after shots fired inside Potawatomi casino
(Wisconsin) -- A 38-year-old man pulled a handgun and opened fire early Friday morning on the gaming floor of the Potawatomi Casino, police said.
article UPDATE: Potawatomi Casino Reopens After Shots Fired Early Friday Morning
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Casino has reopened following shots fired early Friday morning. The casino was closed for several hours after shots were fired on the gaming...
article A Big Payoff for Potawatomi Hotel & Casino after 25 Years!
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino hits a big milestone this month, turning 25 years old. It started as a glorified bingo hall in the Menomonee Valley, seating...
article Police: 79-year-old man missing in Milwaukee found safe
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee police say a missing 79-year-old man has been found safe. Police were looking for 79-year-old Antonio Castillo, who was last seen at Potawatomi...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino employees volunteer at Hunger Task Force: “Means so much to give back”
(Wisconsin) -- As part of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's 25th anniversary, employees are giving back. On Tuesday, March 22nd, several workers volunteered at the...
article Potawatomi Pow-Wow bus trip date set
(Wisconsin) -- The Mishicot Historical Museum will take its annual Hannahville Potawatomi Pow-Wow Bus Trip June 18. The day will begin at 7:30 a.m. with coffee and...
article Potawatomi celebrates 25 years with surprise appearance by Brian McKnight, special donation: Slideshow
(Wisconsin) -- One of the first businesses on the scene during the decades-long revival of Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley — Potawatomi Hotel & Casino...
article Potawatomi is welcoming a new addition to its hotel & casino; go inside RuYi
(Wisconsin) -- From Pad Thai, to sushi to sake -- a new addition at Potowatomi has it all. Laura spent the at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino to learn all about RuYi.
article RuYi at casino to close a week while a sushi bar is added
(Wisconsin) -- RuYi, the pan-Asian restaurant on the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino property, will be closed Monday through Feb. 7 as it continues work on a new sushi bar...
article Potawatomi Diversify by Buying Stake in Wisconsin Bank
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community is diversifying by purchasing a minority stake in a community bank, Commerce State Bank, headquartered in West Bend...
article Potawatomi selects 20 nonprofits to benefit from charity program
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on Tuesday randomly selected 20 nonprofit organizations to receive funds from its 2015 charity program known as “Heart...
article 12 News Investigates: Gamblers targeted after casino wins
(Wisconsin) -- Winning big and going home with a pile of cash may be a dream for some, but it could mean big trouble. Lois Luedtke jokes that she'll be buried with...
article Aldermen balk at paying casino lobbyist
(Illinois) -- A lobbyist firm was simultaneously working for Des Plaines to oppose gaming expansion in Illinois and for Rockford which favors expansion, officials in...
article Potawatomi casino sees modest increase in revenue
(Wisconsin) -- It's been a good 12 months for the Potawatomi's Milwaukee casino— business is up in about 2.4% and there is little chance of a major competitor entering...
article Wilson Center To Take Part In Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Heart of Canal Street as a 2015 Signature Charity
(Wisconsin) -- Ninety children from the Greater Milwaukee area will have the opportunity to attend Arts Camp: The Art of Nature 2016 as scholarship campers after the...
article Play bingo and help local children through the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Heart of Canal Street program
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s 2015 Heart of Canal Street program is officially underway. FOX6’s Katrina Cravy and Brian Kramp called a bingo...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Addresses City Gun Violence with New Partnership and Program
(Wisconsin) -- A new initiative will seek to address city violence by linking at-risk youth with employment opportunities and support, thanks to Potawatomi Hotel &...
article Milwaukee Restaurant Looks for Local Growers - Lots of Them
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino on Canal Street has played a central role Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley revitalization. Not only does it draw tourists...
article Potawatomi announces new CFO
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has promoted Sheryl Schnering to chief financial officer, according to an announcement the casino made on Tuesday. Schnering...
article Potawatomi buys shuttered Cargill meat plant near tribe's Menomonee Valley casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community has acquired the shuttered Cargill Inc. plant properties on either side of its Menomonee Valley hotel and casino...
article Potawatomi tribe acquires shuttered Cargill plant
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Tribe acquired a meat-processing plant formerly owned by Cargill Meat Solutions, Inc., according to local news reports. Cargill shuttered...
article Potawatomi tribe buys former Menomonee Valley slaughterhouse
(Wisconsin) -- Cargill Inc.'s former slaughterhouse and another closed Menomonee Valley facility have been sold to the Potawatomi tribe, which will conduct a study...
article Potawatomi Tribe purchases closed Cargill plant near its hotel and casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Tribe is buying the closed Cargill plant near its Milwaukee hotel and casino. According to state records, Potawatomi bought the property...
article Tribal construction management firms enter joint venture
(Wisconsin) -- Greenfire Management Services LLC, the construction management subsidiary of the Forest County Potawatomi Community's Milwaukee-based economic...
article Potawatomi gets LEED Gold status
(Wisconsin) -- In the heart of a valley once known for industry and the stench of livestock is a clean, green oasis. The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has been given...
article Hungry? Bacon lovers gather at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for fourth annual BaconFest!
(Wisconsin) -- Hungry? How about some bacon?! Bacon lovers gathered Sunday, February 15th at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for the fourth annual BaconFest! Running from...
article Wrong-way driver had 0.282 blood alcohol level before 6-car crash
(Wisconsin) -- The wrong-way driver who died in a six-car crash on Interstate 94 two weeks ago had a blood alcohol level of 0.282, 3 1/2 times the legal limit, the...
article Cuningham Group wraps work on hotel tower at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. has debuted the hotel tower at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. The 19-story tower integrates traditional...
article 11 injured in Kenosha County bus accident
(Wisconsin) -- The Blue Bus Line Charters and Tour out of Chicago, was on its way back to Chicago after a trip to Potawatomi Casino when suddenly it lost control on I-94...
article “There was nobody in the seat!” 11 hurt after driver collapses, bus crashes into concrete median on I-94
(Wisconsin) -- Eleven people suffered minor injuries late Saturday, January 24th after the coach-style bus they were traveling in crashed into a concrete median on...
article Turtle Talk: Gaming compact cases are extremely difficult to win
(Wisconsin) -- Professor Matthew Fletcher offers comments on a lawsuit filed by the Forest County Potawatomi Community over the rejection of its Class III gaming compact...
article Potawatomi File Suit Against BIA Decision
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Indian tribe filed suit today, to try-and-reverse the federal government's rejection of possible state tax payments if a competing...
article Potawatomi files lawsuit challenging BIA ruling
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior on the grounds that the...
article Potawatomi sue feds over gaming compact ruling
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi have filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government's rejection of compact language that would have left the state on...
article Potawatomi tribe sues feds over rejected gaming compact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community said Thursday that it has officially filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior charging...
article Potawatomi tribe sues feds, claim agency overstepped its authority
(Wisconsin) -- A federal agency exceeded its authority when it rejected a compact agreement that protected the Potawatomi tribe's Milwaukee casino from losses...
article Potawotami files lawsuit against federal authorities over compact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawotami filed a lawsuit on Thursday in the District of Columbia federal court over the January 9th decision issued by the Bureau of...
article BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expected
(Wisconsin) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs is expected to make a decision on a Class III gaming compact between the Forest County Potawatomi Community and the state of...
article BIA to decide Friday on Potawatomi pact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- As the countdown continues to the February deadline for Gov. Scott Walker to make a decision on the Kenosha casino, another deadline is nearing. The...
article Potawatomi Gives More Than $1 Million to Local Children’s Charities Through its Miracle on Canal Street Program
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino donated $1,035,789 to 30 local children’s charities tonight through its Miracle on Canal Street program. This marks...
article Potawatomi Hotel's Locavore finds right blends in flavors, style
(Wisconsin) -- It's hard to decide where to look first in the sleek, 4-month-old Potawatomi Hotel and its first-floor restaurant, Locavore: the sweeping, treelike...
article Greenfire Management Services grows beyond tribal projects
(Wisconsin) -- After the Forest County Potawatomi Community launched Greenfire Management Services LLC, the firm provided construction management services for such...
article Car crashes into construction at Potawatomi Casino
(Wisconsin) -- While driving in the Potawatomi Casino parking garage, a man drove off the third floor, nose first, into construction on the second floor.
article Man drives car off Potawatomi parking garage, rescued unharmed
(Wisconsin) -- A car leaving the Potawatomi Casino lost control in the parking garage and landed in scaffolding after driving off the parking garage deck.
article Police investigating after car falls in Potawatomi parking structure
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee police are continuing to investigate why a car fell from the Potawatomi Casino parking structure Saturday, trapping the driver upside down.
article Green Building Alliance awards honor Wisconsin sustainable projects
(Wisconsin) -- The renewable energy project at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, building restoration work by developer Wangard Partners and education efforts by...
article Potawatomi chef crowned Chef of the Year
(Wisconsin) -- Peter Gebauer, executive chef at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, has been named the 2014 Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation Chefs of...
article Bedbugs found inside Potawatomi casino
(Wisconsin) -- Bedbugs have been spotted crawling throughout Potawatomi casino. Crews are on site treating the infestation. The bedbugs were discovered near some of the...
article Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
(Wisconsin) -- The family of a casino patron, who died of a heart attack at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the casino...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino opens its hotel
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino in downtown Milwaukee has opened a 19-story 381-room hotel connected to its property. As such, the property has changed its name...
article Potawatomi Poker Room Manager Jeff Gemini Talks About This Weekend's MSPT Main Event
(Wisconsin) -- The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) continues its fifth season this weekend at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with their latest $1,100...
article Imperial Laundry cleans up with Potawatomi account
(Wisconsin) -- A local company has raked in some extra chips with the opening of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. Racine’s Imperial Laundry Services was...
article Dairyland has a loophole in Forest County Potawatomi gaming compact
(Wisconsin) -- There appears to be a loophole, maybe more than one, in the agreement that’s been cited to justify opposition to a Kenosha casino. It could be...
article Vincent Van Patten's days are over as Potawatomi spokesman
(Wisconsin) -- The tuxedo-clad, card-turning, poker-chip flipping, one-arm-bandit-pulling Vincent Van Patten has placed his last bet with Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.
article Locavore opens today at Potawatomi Hotel
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's newest restaurant, Locavore, opens today in the new hotel at 1721 W Canal St. The flashy-but-casual dining restaurant...
article Locavore opening Monday at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino with Luu as chef
(Wisconsin) -- Locavore, the newest restaurant at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, opens Monday with a newly named executive chef: Van Luu. Luu most recently was the chef...
article Potawatomi to host Native American business development summit
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe will host the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s regional Reservation Economic Summit...
article Milwaukee's Potawatomi Casino Opens Hotel
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee is now the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino thanks to the addition of a new, 19-story hotel, which opened there last...
article Cargill's closed site could be cash cow
(Wisconsin) -- Since the 1940s, countless beef cattle have been slaughtered at a Menomonee Valley facility that Cargill Inc. abruptly closed just over a week ago.
article Roads Traveled: Potawatomi open new hotel, restaurant in Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi this month open a new restaurant and 19-story hotel in Milwaukee, and the project is remarkable for more than one reason. In each of the...
article Potawatomi launches 2014 ‘Miracle’ charity program
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino introduced its 10 “Miracle on Canal Street” signature charities on Tuesday as it launched its 2014 charity drive.
article The Potawatomi Hotel / New facility about to open in the Valley
(Wisconsin) -- It's impossible to miss the new Potawatomi hotel building, jutting up 19 stories out of the Menomonee valley just south of downtown. The area has been...
article Media gets sneak peak of Potawatomi Hotel
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino today gave members of the media a tour of the new 19-story, 381-room hotel at the casino in the Menomonee Valley.
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino a sure bet to shake up lodging market
(Wisconsin) -- With this month's opening of their new 381-room hotel, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino officials expect a big increase in casino customers staying...
article Bitter and stunned, Cargill workers share sense of betrayal
(Wisconsin) -- The news hit the "kill floor" first. Early Wednesday afternoon, slaughterhouse supervisors packed workers into the cafeteria to announce that...
article Stone Creek to open at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced late last week that have entered into an exclusive partnership with Stone Creek Coffee at their new hotel.
article Wild prank or planned move, what’s going on at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino!?
(Wisconsin) -- If you drove past the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino today, you might have noticed something a little… peculiar. The letters reading Potawatomi were...
article Potawatomi hotel to include Stone Creek Coffee shop in lobby
(Wisconsin) -- The new Potawatomi hotel will include a Stone Creek Coffee shop when it opens next month. The coffee shop, called Stone Creek Coffee at Potawatomi Hotel...
press release Forest County Potawatomi Community Generating 55 Million kWh of Green Power Annually
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership, a voluntary program that encourages organizations to use renewable energy in order...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino officially changes name; now accepting reservations
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s name officially changed to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on July 1, 2014. Emerging as one of the region’s premier...
article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino Launching Soon
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee is getting ready for the opening of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. This week, the signage was going up with massive 8 feet tall LED lit...
article Crews install eight-foot letters on new Potawatomi hotel
(Wisconsin) -- Tuesday marked a new era at Potawatomi Bingo Casino - there's a new name: Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. The brand-new hotel is now accepting room...
article Newly named Potawatomi Hotel & Casino to open hotel in August
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino officially changed its name to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on Tuesday and plans to open the hotel Aug. 18, according to a news...
article Potawatomi Tribe announces new hotel in Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- Starting next month, Milwaukee will no longer have the nation's largest Indian casino that doesn't have its own hotel. The Potawatomi Tribe said...
press release New Potawatomi Data Center Achieves US GBC LEED Gold Certification
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Business Development Corporation (PBDC)—the economic diversification arm of the Forest County Potawatomi—announced today that...
article Hundreds line up for jobs at Potawatomi casino
(Wisconsin) -- Hundreds of people lined up Saturday for the chance to work at Potawatomi Bingo Casino. A job fair was held inside the Expo Center in Milwaukee. It was...
article Job seekers cram Potawatomi hotel job fair: Slideshow
(Wisconsin) -- A lengthy line of applicants seeking work mobbed the perimeter of the fourth floor at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Expo Center during Monday’...
article Potawatomi hotel holds job fair Monday
(Wisconsin) -- The new Potawatomi Hotel will hold a job fair Monday to help fill 250 new positions for this fall. The job fair will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the...
article Potawatomi looking to fill 250 positions
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi casino is looking to fill nearly 250 positions to staff it's new hotel during a job fair Monday. It will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. in the...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center makes entertainment debut with Bill Engvall
(Wisconsin) -- As far as new entertainment venues go, the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center is a pretty safe bet.
article Potawatomi set to open 'Locavore', locally-sourced restaurant
(Wisconsin) -- A new dining experience focused on locally-sourced food will be available for visitors to Potawatomi Bingo Casino when their new hotel opens later this...
article Potawatomi plans job fairs for 250 hotel jobs
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino said Wednesday that it will hold job fairs to help fill 250 positions at its $150 million, 381-room hotel opening this summer.
article Forest County Potawatomi casino must reply to EEOC subpoena
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community of Wisconsin must comply with an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
article Forest County Potawatomi casino must reply to EEOC subpoena
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community of Wisconsin must comply with an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
article Potawatomi tribe must turn over employment records, judge rules
(Wisconsin) -- The federal government can subpoena employment records from the Potawatomi tribe as part of an investigation of an age discrimination complaint, U.S....
article Forest Co. Potawatomi Tribe Highlights Alternative Energy
(Wisconsin) -- The Sustainability Fair is held each year on Earth Day in Rhinelander. The fair is designed to showcase Northwoods organizations working toward a...
article 18-Story Potawatomi Hotel Nears Completion
(Wisconsin) -- With an anticipated opening this Fall, construction on the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Hotel is sufficiently advanced that the operators were able to open the...
article Mid-States Poker Tour Expands Into Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- Just days after the Mid-States Poker Tour announced its Mid-Season Championship event will take place at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino during the very...
article Native Americans Build Power Plant, Focus on Energy Efficiency
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community recently constructed a $20 million renewable energy facility that will convert food waste into enough electricity...
article Potawatomi, InSinkErator team to convert casino waste food into fuel
(Wisconsin) -- Food trimmings from the Potawatomi Bingo Casino kitchens are serving as fodder for an InSinkErator machine that grinds it up to be used in the tribe...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino to change name in summer 2014
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino will change the name and logo of its Menomonee Valley entertainment complex to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The change will take...
article Casino goers try for world record
(Wisconsin) -- People at Potowatami Bingo Casino attempted a World Record over the weekend, with a soulful twist. The people in attendance were attempting to set a new...
article Work on Potawatomi Hotel progresses
(Wisconsin) -- WISN 12 News got a sneak peek inside Milwaukee's new Potawatomi Bingo and Casino Hotel on Monday. The 371,000-square foot, 18-story building is...
article Menominee tribe picks new leader
(Wisconsin) -- An Indian tribe that wants to build an 800-million dollar casino project in southeast Wisconsin has a new leader. Menominee leaders elected Laurie Boivin...
article Forest County Potawatomi Community withdraws from NIGA
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community has withdrawn from the National Indian Gaming Association in a dispute over an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.
press release Forest County Potawatomi Withdraws Membership in National Indian Gaming Association
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC) has withdrawn its’ membership in the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) over concerns with how...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Miracle on Canal Street Program
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Miracle on Canal Street Program team personally delivered checks to local charities who shared over $1 million, the...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino installs ice-less ice skating rink
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino has installed an ice skating rink that doesn’t use ice. The rink is actually constructed of synthetic ice — a...
article Over $1 Million given to local charities through Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Miracle on Canal Street Program
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino donated $1,074,391 to numerous local children’s charities tonight through its Miracle on Canal Street program.
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino donates $1,074,391 to children's charities
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino announced Friday that it has donated $1,074,391 to numerous local children's charities through its "Miracle on Canal...
article Potawatomi hires director for new hotel
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Bingo Casino has hired Hassan Abdel-Moneim to be the director of the 18-story, 381-room hotel that is being built in Milwaukee.
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Miracle on Canal Street team serves up hope at Ronald McDonald House family meal program
(Wisconsin) -- Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin (RMHC) has been selected as one of this year’s benefiting charities of Potawatomi Bingo Casino...
article Native American Tribe Turns Food Waste Into Electricity
(Wisconsin) -- Food waste will be turned into energy at a small power plant that the Forest County Potawatomi tribe has opened in Milwaukee.
press release Forest County Potawatomi Opens $20 Million Renewable Energy Facility
(Wisconsin) -- TheForest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC) announced the opening of its approximately $20 million facility that uses food and beverage processing waste...
article Brew City Cigar Festival debuts Saturday at Potawatomi Bingo Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Sometimes a cigar is more than a cigar. It's a festival. The Brew City Cigar Festival makes its debut from 6to 9 p.m. Saturday at Potawatomi Bingo...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino is Milwaukee area's top attraction
(Wisconsin) -- Motorcycle displays that include a "tsunami bike" helped make the Harley-Davidson Museum one of the top Milwaukee-area attractions this year....
article Potawatomi casino could contract with city for police coverage
(Wisconsin) -- Nearly three months after a gunman allegedly shot and wounded a woman at Potawatomi Bingo Casino and grazed another patron, the Forest County Potawatomi...
article Casino shooting suspect appears in court
(Wisconsin) -- The man accused of shooting people inside Potawatomi casino still denies he brought the gun. Gregory Harmon is accused of firing when he says a man...
article Potawatomi spreads wealth to GOP governors group
(Wisconsin) -- There are all kinds of ways for a special interest to give money to politicians and the Potawatomi tribe knows quite a few of them.
article Potawatomi casino shooting suspect charged with endangering safety
(Wisconsin) -- The suspect in the Father's Day shooting at Potawatomi Bingo Casino has been charged. Gregory Harmon, 27, of Wauwatosa, is accused of firing a handgun...
article Suspect in Potawatomi Bingo Casino shooting formally charged
(Wisconsin) -- 27-year-old Gregory Harmon, Jr. of Wauwatosa has been formally charged after he allegedly fired a handgun inside Potawatomi Casino early Sunday morning,...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino is lighting up with Glow Party Night Owl Bash
(Wisconsin) -- Sandra Wilson's bunny ears blink in frenetic fashion, and the glow-in-the-dark whistle hanging from her neck sways as she steps to "The Electric...
article Gambling revenue down 1 percent at Potawatomi's off-reservation casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gambling revenue has dipped slightly at the Potawatomi (pot-ah-WAH'-toh-mee) Indian's off-reservation casino in Milwaukee.
article Gambling revenue falls at Potawatomi Bingo Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gambling revenue at Potawatomi Bingo Casino fell by nearly 1.3% last year, as the nation's first off-reservation casino continues to experience the...
article Gambling revenue falls at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, figures show
(Wisconsin) -- Gambling revenue at Potawatomi Bingo Casino fell by about $8 million in the past year, according to figures released Monday.
article Pays not so big: Potawatomi city, county payment declines
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino paid $5.44 million apiece to the city and county through its ongoing revenue sharing agreement.
article Potawatomi make lump sum payments to Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi and Potawatomi Bingo Casino recently made lump sum payments of $5.44 million to both the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino all-in on 1,400-stall parking structure
(Wisconsin) -- A 1,400-stall, six-story parking structure is expected to start construction by early October for the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee’s...
article Blue Moon brewmaster hosts delectable sampling at Potawatomi
(Wisconsin) -- I ate like a king last night. It’s not everyday that the public gets to enjoy a five-course meal paired with samples of a variety of craft beers,...
article Over a month after Potawatomi shooting, no charges yet filed
(Wisconsin) -- A woman was shot and injured inside Potawatomi Bingo Casino on June 16th, and more than a month later, no one has been charged. What was caught on...
article Potawatomi Casino seeks bids to finish new hotel, grounds
(Wisconsin) -- The 18-story hotel being built next to Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley has passed the halfway point on its construction stage...
article Potawatomi Bingo Casino Hiring for final stages of hotel construction
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Bingo Casino is currently hiring for the final stages of their hotel construction. The last construction pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for...
article Casinos won't take chances with patrons' safety
(Wisconsin) -- A recent shooting at a Milwaukee casino is a troubling reminder to Native American gaming operators in Wisconsin that a highly visible security force and...
article Guards shouldn't apprehend a shooter, Wisconsin casinos say
(Wisconsin) -- The security policies followed at Potawatomi Bingo Casino during a weekend shooting are similar to those used by other casinos around the state, and one...
article After Potawatomi Casino shooting, businesses review security procedures
(Wisconsin) -- As police investigate a shooting at the Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee, a local law enforcement expert says it's tough to guard against violence like...
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