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The Pokagon Band To Close Its Four Winds Casino Locations In Michigan And Indiana

March 16th, 2020

In consideration of recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and requests from both federal and state governments to help prevent the spread and minimize the potential impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Pokagon Gaming Authority has decided to close all of its Four Winds Casino locations in Michigan and Indiana beginning at 3 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, March 17.  The timeframe of the closure is until Monday, March 30, pending reevaluation at the end of the closure period.  Employees will continue to be compensated during the closure.

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 more than 5,700 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, Four Winds Dowagiac in 2013 and Four Winds South Bend in January 2018.  The Pokagon Band operates a variety of businesses via Mno-Bmadsen, its non-gaming investment enterprise.  More information is available at www.pokagonband-nsn.gov, www.fourwindscasino.com and www.mno-bmadsen.com                                                                                          

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Media Contacts:
David Gutierrez, Dresner Corporate Services, (312)780-7204, dgutierrez@dresnerco.com
Joshua Taustein, Dresner Corporate Services, (312)780-7219, jtaustein@dresnerco.com        

               

 

 

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