Four Winds Casino

6:34 am
Tue April 30, 2013

New casino opens Tuesday in Dowagiac

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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi opening third Four Winds Casino. Others are in New Buffalo and Hartford
DOWAGIAC - Matt Wesaw, tribal chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, has a simple answer when people ask him why the tribe decided to open a casino in Dowagiac.
3:43 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Four Winds Casinos' owners say they contributed $35-million to Southwest Michigan's economy

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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians says job creation and other ancillary benefits from the casinos and other ventures adds up to $35-million. Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the casinos as the only source of the $35-million. WMUK regrets the error.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - The owners of the Four Winds Casinos in Harford and New Buffalo announced Monday that they made nearly $35 million in contributions to the Southwest Michigan economy during 2012 - above and beyond annual payments they are required to make directly to the state and area municipalities.