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Filed Under: Regulation
Robbery victim won $2500 at Nottawaseppi Huron Band's casino (12/05)
The 23-year-old victim was robbed at gunpoint by an acquaintance who know he had won money at the casino.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Nottawaseppi Huron Band reopens casino after electrical work (09/26)
The work at the FireKeepers Casino came after the facility suffered a minor electrical fire and power outage.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Nottawaseppi Huron Band reopens casino after electrical fire (09/22)
About 350 customers and employees were evacuated after a small electrical fire occurred away from the gaming floor

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Land Acquisitions
Sault Tribe faces opposition to off-reservation gaming projects (06/23)
Opponents include the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Sault Tribe eyes speedy approval for gaming land applications (06/12)
Michigan attorney general and two tribes hope to block two off-reservation casinos.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Michigan tribes question Sault Tribe off-reservation casino plan (06/11)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe say off-reservation casinos violate the Class III gaming compact.

Filed Under: Litigation | Opinion
Tribes: Supreme Court's gaming case puts sovereignty at risk (09/19)
Homer Mandoka, the chairman of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indains, and Dennis Kequom, the chief of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, discuss Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band considers options to expand casino (06/25)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan is looking at ways to expand its gaming facility. The tribe operates the FireKeepers Casino on a 90-acre site. Executive say the goal is to use the land for entertainment, commercial...

Filed Under: Compacts
Nottawaseppi Huron Band gaming grants go to community (05/15)
Gaming revenues from the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan are helping the local community. Under the Class III gaming compact, 2 percent of net winnings from electronic machines at the FireKeepers Casino go to the community. The...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Pokagon Band ranks at top of Michigan's tribal casino industry (04/03)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians saw a slot machine take of $334 million in 2012, the largest of any tribe in Michigan, The Grand Rapids Business Journal reported. The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe ranked second, with a take of $291...

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | Opinion
Tribal Leaders: Oppose Sault Tribe off-reservation casino bid (03/25)
Rendering of the proposed Kewadin Lansing Casino. Homer Mandoka, the chairman of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians, and Dennis Kequom, the chief of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, explain their opposition to an off-reservation casino for the Sault...

Filed Under: Compacts
Nottawaseppi Huron Band shares $20.2M in gaming revenues (02/18)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan shared more than $20.2 million in gaming revenues on Friday. The tribe shared nearly $15.3 million with the state of Michigan. Another $4.9 million went to local communities. The tribe has...

Filed Under: Regulation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band cuts casino police service contract (02/06)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan has ended a police services agreement at its casino. The tribe agreed to pay Emmett Township for law enforcement services at the FireKeepers Casino. But now that the tribe has started...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band opens doors to new hotel at casino (12/13)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan opened the doors to a new hotel at its casino. The hotel at the FireKeepers Casino features 242 rooms, an indoor pool, an exercise facility and a business center. There's also...

Filed Under: Litigation
Proposal to expand non-Indian gaming still off Michigan ballot (08/28)
A proposal to authorize eight non-Indian casinos remains off the November ballot in Michigan. In a decision last Friday, the Michigan Supreme Court seemingly paved the way for the question to appear on the ballot. But the Board of State...

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation
Michigan court blocks gaming expansion bid opposed by tribes (08/15)
The Michigan Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked a gaming expansion question from appearing on the November ballot. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe are part of a...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band sees big turnout for job fair at casino (07/17)
A reported 1,300 people turned out for a casino job fair hosted by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan. The tribe is hiring about 320 people for the FireKeepers Casino. Most of the positions will be at...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band to host job fairs for casino expansion (07/12)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan is hosting two jobs fairs at its casino. hotel. The tribe is adding 300 jobs to the FireKeepers Casino. It's part of an expansion that will bring a 242-room hotel and...

Filed Under: Legislation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band worried about non-Indian gaming bid (06/06)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians will host a meeting tomorrow to discuss a ballot initiative that would expand non-Indian gaming. The initiative authorizes up to eight casinos. The tribe says it also strips away the right of each...

Filed Under: Business Deals
Nottawaseppi Huron Band to buy out casino management (02/24)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan will buy out its casino management contract. Full House Resorts has been running the FireKeepers Casino since August 2009. The tribe reached a deal to buy out the remainder of the...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band holds topping off for casino hotel (02/01)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan held a topping off ceremony on Tuesday for its casino hotel. The tribe is adding a 242-room hotel to the FireKeepers Casino. Construction is expected to be complete this fall. "This...

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mayor denies making racial slurs against casino opponents (01/31)
Mayor Virg Bernero of Lansing, Michigan, acknowledged using "strong language" against opponents of an off-reservation casino but he denied any racist intent against Native people. Bernero offered a "heartfelt and sincere apology" to anyone who was offended when he...

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Public Relations
Mayor accused of making racial slurs in casino controversy (01/30)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians are accusing Lansing, Michigan, Mayor Virg Bernero of making racially insensitive remarks about their opposition to an off-reservation casino. Bernero reportedly said he was under fire from "bows...

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Another tribe opposed to off-reservation casino in Michigan (01/24)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians announced plans for an off-reservation casino on Monday, drawing opposition from other Michigan tribes. The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians are already threatening a lawsuit....

Filed Under: Compacts
Michigan's newest tribal casinos share nearly $32M with state (11/29)
Left to Right: Lindsay Vogelsberg (Rep. Bob Genetski's Office on behalf of State of Michigan); Punkin Shananaquet (Tribal Council); D.K. Sprague (Tribal Chairman); Mark DeYoung (Chairman, Allegan County Board of Commissioners); Norm Taylor (Superintendent Wayland Union Schools); Phyllis Davis...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band set to open casino hotel in 2012 (11/03)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan plans to open a hotel at its casino by late 2012. The tribe is adding a hotel and multi-purpose event center to the FireKeepers Casino. The eight-story hotel will feature...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Nottawaseppi Huron Band to celebrate 2nd birthday of casino (08/04)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan will celebrate the second anniversary of the FireKeepers Casino. The casino opened on August 5, 2009. Since then, the tribe has shared $21 million with the state and the local community....

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band starts work on casino expansion (05/03)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan broke ground on an expansion of the FireKeepers Casino. The tribe is adding a 242-room hotel, indoor pool, exercise facility, full service restaurant, business center and multi-purpose event center to...

Filed Under: Compacts
Board distributes $4.86M in Nottawaseppi Huron revenues (04/19)
Local governments will be receiving their share of $4.86 million from the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan. The tribe shares 2 percent of slot machine winnings from the FireKeepers Casino. The FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board approved...

Filed Under: Compacts
Board looks at use of Nottawaseppi Huron Band gaming revenue (03/15)
Local communities will be getting their share of gaming revenues from the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan. The tribe contributed $4.86 million in revenues from the FireKeepers Casino. The FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board is now considering...

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