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Four Winds Casino Pays Out Nearly $745k To One Guest In New Buffalo

January 9th, 2019

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce a jackpot totaling $744,416.48 was paid to one lucky guest from North Liberty, Indiana on New Year’s Day. The jackpot was won at Four Winds New Buffalo® from a $15 wager on a $5 progressive Buffalo Thundering 7’s slot machine. The winner requested to remain anonymous.

The winning Buffalo Thundering 7’s machine is a wide-area progressive machine. Every Four Winds Casino location—along with over 300 other tribal casinos across the nation—belong to a 16-state Native American progressive gaming network. Anytime a coin is played in a linked machine anywhere in the network, the cumulative jackpot continues to grow until it is won, producing some of the largest jackpots in the region.
Other significant slot payouts at Four Winds Casinos include a $1.2 million win in October and a $403,534 win in December, also won on progressive machines.

View an image of the winning machine

Four Winds New Buffalo offers nearly 125,000 square feet of gaming with more than 2,500 slot machines, 48 table games and a smoke-free gaming room. Four Winds South Bend has over 56,000 square feet of gaming space, 1,600 games and a poker room. Four Winds Hartford® features 500 slot machines and eight table games. Four Winds Dowagiac® features 400 slot machines and seven table games.

About The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ sovereignty was reaffirmed under legislation signed into law by President Clinton in September of 1994. The Pokagon Band is dedicated to providing community development initiatives such as housing, education, family services, medical care and cultural preservation for its approximately 5,000 citizens. The Pokagon Band’s ten-county service area includes four counties in Southwestern Michigan and six in Northern Indiana. Its main administrative offices are
located in Dowagiac, Mich., with a satellite office in South Bend, Ind. In 2007, it opened Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich., followed by Four Winds Hartford in 2011 and Four Winds Dowagiac in 2013. Four Winds South Bend opened January 16, 2018. It owns and operates a variety of business via Mno-Bmadsen, the tribe’s non-gaming investment enterprise. More information is available at www.pokagonband-nsn.gov, www.fourwindscasino.com and www.mno-bmadsen.com.

Reservations and Information
To make a hotel reservation at Four Winds New Buffalo or for more information on Four Winds New Buffalo, Four Winds Hartford, Four Winds Dowagiac or Four Winds South Bend, please call 1 (866)-4WINDS1, (866) 494-6371 or visit www.fourwindscasino.com. Additionally, be sure to like Four Winds on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/fourwindscasino and follow on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/fourwindscasino for information on the latest offers and promotions.

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Media Contacts:
Melinda Pierce, Big Idea Company, (574) 257-4332, melinda@bigideacompany.com
Jill Klinedinst, Big Idea Company, (574) 257-4332, jill@bigideacompany.com

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