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8/12/2019

article The Forest County Potawatomi tribe wants to develop another casino, this one just north of Chicago.
(Illinois) -- The Forest County Potawatomi tribe wants to develop another casino, this one just north of Chicago. It was one of six groups to submit an application to...
article Potawatomi seek to develop new casino in Waukegan, Ill.
(Illinois) -- The Forest County Potawatomi tribe wants to develop another casino, this one just north of Chicago. It was one of six groups to submit an application to...
article Deff-initely Milwaukee: Rodney Ferguson
(Wisconsin) -- In this episode of Deff-initely Milwaukee, Carl Deffenbaugh sits down with CEO and GM of Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, Rodney Ferguson. Ferguson has...

8/9/2019

article First look inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's $80M second hotel tower: Slideshow
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino opened its much anticipated $80 million second hotel tower in the Menomonee Valley Thursday, which includes a 1,600-square-...
article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino unveils second hotel tower
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino has opened their new hotel tower in the Menomonee Valley, with a variety of new amenities to keep guests entertained while...
article Potawatomi launches annual Heart of Canal Street campaign
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino this week kicked off its annual Heart of Canal Street campaign, which will benefit 31 area children’s charitable...

8/6/2019

press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino submits application for new casino
(Illinois) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino today submitted an application to develop a commercial casino in the city of Waukegan, an area rich with tribal history and...
article Potawatomi Tribe Among Six Developers Bidding for Waukegan, Illinois Casino
(Illinois) -- Of the six that submitted proposals by yesterday’s 3pm deadline, two announced their applications publicly: the Forest County Potawatomi tribe of...
article Developers Submit Waukegan Casino Project Proposals
(Illinois) -- As Waukegan works out who will build the casino authorized by law last month, city officials plan to narrow down a list of interested developers over the...
press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino submits application for new casino
(Illinois) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino today submitted an application to develop a commercial casino in the city of Waukegan, an area rich with tribal history and...

8/5/2019

article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino applies for casino north of Chicago
(Illinois) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino said Monday that it has submitted an application to develop a commercial casino in the northern Chicago suburb of Waukegan,...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Submits Application to Develop Waukegan Casino
(Illinois) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, which is owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community, wants to build a new casino in the city...
article Potawatomi submits application for Waukegan casino
(Illinois) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (PHC) today submitted an application to develop a commercial casino in the city of Waukegan, an area rich with tribal history...
article Potawatomi wants to operate Waukegan casino
(Illinois) -- The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has submitted an application to develop a Waukegan casino, the company announced Monday. A sweeping gambling expansion...
article ‘A natural fit:’ Potawatomi Hotel & Casino leaders submit application to develop casino in Waukegan
(Illinois) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino leaders on Monday, Aug. 5 submitted an application to develop a commercial casino in the city of Waukegan, an area rich with...
press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Submits Application to Develop Waukegan Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (PHC) today submitted an application to develop a commercial casino in the city of Waukegan, an area rich with tribal...

8/2/2019

article Potawatomi to unveil new hotel tower
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will unveil its newest expansion project with the grand opening of a new hotel tower on Thursday. The tower adds 119 rooms...

7/30/2019

article Library to repatriate Potawatomi artifacts
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest Park Public Library will repatriate a collection of Potawatomi artifacts back to a museum operated by the tribe, after the pottery shards,...

7/29/2019

article Sojourner to receive $100,000 as Potawatomi’s Heart of Canal Street ‘charity of choice’
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature charity program Heart of Canal Street will provide Milwaukee-based nonprofit Sojourner Family Peace Center...

6/19/2019

article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino plans opening of new hotel tower in mid-August
(Wisconsin) -- As construction nears completion of a second tower at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, the hotel has begun booking guests in its new rooms starting Aug...

6/10/2019

article Milwaukee man robbed after hitting the jackpot at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino twice
(Wisconsin) -- A Milwaukee man won big at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, not once, but twice. Though he barely has anything to show for it after he was robbed of most of...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will install Topgolf golf simulators this fall
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced Monday that it will install two golf simulator bays this fall. The pair of Topgolf Swing Suite Bays will be placed...
article Potawatomi's Dream Dance Steak closes for renovations
(Wisconsin) -- Dream Dance Steak at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is closed for renovations. The fine dining establishment closed Sunday for the overhaul. Potawatomi...

6/7/2019

article Dream Dance Steak at the Potawatomi casino will close until the fall for a major renovation
(Wisconsin) -- Dream Dance Steak, the upscale restaurant at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, will close for several months for a $2 million renovation. The restaurant, at...

6/3/2019

article Potawatomi tribal treasurer pleads not guilty to criminal charges in executive council confrontation
(Wisconsin) -- Forest Co. Potawatomi Tribal Treasurer Joe Daniels Sr. physically "bull rushed" another council member during an April meeting, the county...

5/31/2019

article $6.75 million settlement paid over Terrill Thomas dehydration death in jail
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee County and the company that formerly provided health care at the jail have paid $6.75 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the estate of...

5/29/2019

article Forest County Potawatomi breaks ground on community center
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC) held a traditional ground blessing ceremony this week to mark the beginning of construction on the Tribe...
article Grandmother trapped inside car at casino for 16 hours
(Wisconsin) -- A Milwaukee man is accused of locking his grandmother in a car for 16 hours while he gambled at Potawatomi casino. In December, a security guard found the...

5/28/2019

article Forest Co. Potawatomi tribe breaks ground on $60 million community center
(Wisconsin) -- On Tuesday, The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe held a groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art community center that’s estimated to cost $60 million....

5/13/2019

article Potawatomi tribal treasurer charged with attempted battery of tribal secretary for actions at executive council meeting
(Wisconsin) -- The Vice Chair of the Forest Co. Potawatomi tribe told police she works in a toxic, hostile work environment caused by the Tribal Treasurer, Joe Daniels...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino gives back to the local community as it grows
(Wisconsin) -- Anyone who’s visited Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee might be surprised to hear about the organization’s humble beginnings. Nearly...

5/1/2019

article Kentucky Derby offers an exciting entree to Potawatomi's off-track betting
(Wisconsin) -- If you want to legally bet on horse and greyhound racing in southeastern Wisconsin, there's only one place to go. Since 2008, Potawatomi Hotel and...

4/30/2019

article RuYi at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino to close temporarily for cosmetic updates
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced today that RuYi, the Asian fusion restaurant located on the ground floor of the casino at 1721 W. Canal St., will...

4/9/2019

article Potawatomi planning $1.3 million renovation to Dream Dance
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is planning to $1.3 million in renovations to its Dream Dance Steak restaurant. The renovations would take place over 5,085...

3/5/2019

article ‘Sights and sounds:’ Potawatomi Hotel and Casino is bringing Bourbon Street to Canal Street
(Wisconsin) -- It's that time of year again -- time again for the carnival of celebrations that have surround Fat Tuesday. It's Mardi Gras -- and Potawatomi...

3/1/2019

press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Bingo Hall Celebrates 28th Anniversary
(Wisconsin) -- Come celebrate with Milwaukee’s favorite Bingo ball as B-13 celebrates his 28th anniversary with a week’s worth of big events in the...

2/12/2019

article Mukwonago man wins $1 million bingo prize at Potawatomi casino in Milwaukee
(Wisconsin) -- A Mukwonago man won a $1 million bingo prize at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on Monday, matching the largest bingo prize ever awarded at the...
article Watch this Mukwonago man win $1 million at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
(Wisconsin) -- A man named David from Mukwonago won $1 million on Monday when spun the All Star Bingo Wheel at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, matching the largest bingo...

2/11/2019

article "It's unbelievable! I can retire:' Watch this Waukesha County man win $1M on Potawatomi's 'All Star' bingo wheel
(Wisconsin) -- You've got to check out this man's lucky spin. A Wisconsin man on Monday earned himself a cool $1 million, matching the largest bingo prize ever awarded...

1/23/2019

article A man saw a woman win 'a lot of money' at Potawatomi Casino. Then he followed her and robbed her, police say
(Wisconsin) -- While driving home from the Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee Jan. 8 with winnings in her purse, a 71-year-old Cudahy woman says she was suddenly cut off in...

11/28/2018

article Forest County Potawatomi Tribe updates gaming agreement
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community has reached an update to its Class III gaming compact with the state of Wisconsin.The amendment, signed with...
article Potawatomi Tribe Will Withhold $250 Million in Payments to Wisconsin if Competing Tribe’s Plan Comes to Fruition
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi tribe has agreed an amended compact with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, putting to bed a 15-year dispute over gambling expansion and...

11/27/2018

article State of Wisconsin could lose $250 million to Potawatomi under agreement
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker's administration has struck a deal with the Forest County Potawatomi that could put the state on the hook for $250 million if a casino...
article Wisconsin reaches deal with Potawatomi, ending dispute concerning possible new casino (UPDATE)
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker’s administration announced a deal on Tuesday to end a long-running dispute with the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe, an agreement...
article Wisconsin would have to pay up to $250 million to Potawatomi if another tribe established a casino
(Wisconsin) -- Outgoing Gov. Scott Walker has reached a deal that would give the Forest County Potawatomi up to $250 million if a new casino cut into the tribe's...

11/25/2018

article Potawatomi casino restaurant shares recipe for 'awesome' Three Sisters Stew
(Wisconsin) -- Tom Pahl, Greendale, requested the recipe for a stew from Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, 1721 W. Canal St. He wrote: “I would like to get a recipe for...

11/21/2018

article Bingo! Record set at Potawatomi for number of winners in single game
(Wisconsin) -- All it took was G53. There were a record number of winning cards in a single game of bingo Monday night at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino because of G53....

11/19/2018

article Potawatomi casino restaurant shares recipe for 'awesome' Three Sisters Stew
(Wisconsin) -- Tom Pahl, Greendale, requested the recipe for a stew from Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, 1721 W. Canal St. He wrote: “I would like to get a recipe for...

11/11/2018

article Wis. Tribe Appeals Gambling Compact Suit At DC Circ. [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community is appealing to the D.C. Circuit a lower court's ruling backing a federal government decision that nixed, due...

9/11/2018

article Wis. Tribe Loses Gambling Compact Suit Against US [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community lost its challenge Monday in D.C. federal court to the U.S. government's decision to disapprove a 2014...

8/29/2018

article Heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana seized in Forest Co. drug bust
(Wisconsin) -- Two women were arrested following a drug bust in Forest County Tuesday. Melissa Wade, 35 of Oneida, and Morningstar Skenandore, 36 of Milwaukee, were...

8/16/2018

article Crews top-off Potawatomi Hotel & Casino expansion project
(Wisconsin) -- Officials, construction crews and other stakeholders of an $80M project to construct a second tower at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on Thursday morning...

7/22/2018

article Milwaukee mom denies gambling after leaving five kids in car
(Wisconsin) -- A Milwaukee mom left five children, including a 2-month-old baby, inside a hot car with chemicals and liquor in it while she spent several hours inside...

7/21/2018

article Milwaukee woman accused of leaving 5 kids in car while gambling at casino
(Wisconsin) -- A Milwaukee woman is accused of leaving five kids in her car for hours while she went gambling. 27-year-old Takeshia Stanton faces five charges:

7/20/2018

article Milwaukee mom charged with leaving 5 kids in casino garage while she gambled
(Wisconsin) -- A Milwaukee mom has been charged with leaving five children, including a newborn, in her car for hours while she gambled at Potawatomi Bingo Casino.

7/14/2018

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...

7/11/2018

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...

7/6/2018

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...

7/3/2018

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...

7/2/2018

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...

6/28/2018

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...

4/1/2018

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...

3/24/2018

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...

3/9/2018

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...

2/21/2018

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...

1/23/2018

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...

1/22/2018

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...

1/10/2018

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...

1/8/2018

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...

1/2/2018

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...

12/29/2017

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...

12/27/2017

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...

12/26/2017

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...

12/18/2017

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...

12/16/2017

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...

12/3/2017

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...

11/11/2017

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...

10/31/2017

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...

10/9/2017

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...

10/7/2017

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...

9/30/2017

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...

9/5/2017

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-...

9/4/2017

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...

7/31/2017

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...

7/26/2017

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...

7/18/2017

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...

7/17/2017

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...

5/31/2017

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...

5/30/2017

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...

5/17/2017

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...

5/16/2017

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...

4/10/2017

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...

3/1/2017

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,...

2/17/2017

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...

2/16/2017

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.

2/15/2017

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...

2/14/2017

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...

2/11/2017

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...

2/4/2017

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...

12/22/2016

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...

12/18/2016

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...

12/13/2016

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...

11/12/2016

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.

11/10/2016

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.

9/15/2016

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...

8/24/2016

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...

8/22/2016

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....

8/18/2016

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...

8/16/2016

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....

7/12/2016

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.

6/10/2016

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...

6/7/2016

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...

5/10/2016

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...

4/30/2016

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...

4/29/2016

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.

4/28/2016

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...

4/24/2016

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...

4/22/2016

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...

4/21/2016

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...

4/20/2016

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...

4/19/2016

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...

4/16/2016

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.

4/15/2016

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...

3/30/2016

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...

3/27/2016

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...

3/22/2016

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...

3/19/2016

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...

3/9/2016

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...

2/22/2016

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.

1/30/2016

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...

1/12/2016

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...

11/11/2015

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...

10/30/2015

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...

9/15/2015

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...

8/17/2015

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...

8/8/2015

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...

8/5/2015

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...

8/1/2015

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 &...

7/10/2015

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...

7/1/2015

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...

5/22/2015

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...

5/21/2015

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...

5/12/2015

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...

5/5/2015

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...

2/15/2015

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...

2/6/2015

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...

2/5/2015

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...

1/25/2015

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...

1/23/2015

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...

1/22/2015

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...

1/7/2015

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...

1/6/2015

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...

12/20/2014

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...

12/10/2014

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...

11/23/2014

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.

11/13/2014

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...

11/6/2014

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...

9/24/2014

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...

9/4/2014

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...

9/3/2014

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...

8/31/2014

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...

8/28/2014

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...

8/21/2014

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.

8/18/2014

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...

8/15/2014

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...

8/14/2014

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...

8/12/2014

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...

8/9/2014

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.

8/8/2014

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...

8/6/2014

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...

8/4/2014

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...

8/1/2014

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...

7/28/2014

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.

7/25/2014

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...

7/22/2014

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...

7/8/2014

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...

7/5/2014

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...

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