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Gun Lake Casino Provides Over $611,000 in Bonuses to Team Members
Immediate career opportunities for all experience levels.
Monday, November 9, 2020
Source: Gun Lake Casino

(Wayland, Mich.) – Gun Lake Casino (GLC), announced it has distributed over $611,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in November, a token of gratitude for the essential role each employee has played in making Gun Lake Casino the best location to work for in West Michigan. Since 2011, GLC has rewarded over $16.4 million through the bonus program to its team members.

“Throughout these times our priority focus has been the health and safety of our guests and team members with our Play It Safe Initiative. We are exceptionally proud, especially during a pandemic, to continue providing a superior gaming experience despite the challenges in doing so. I extend a heartfelt thank you to our team members and the community for complying with our safety protocols and continuing to follow these measures diligently,” said Sal Semola, president and chief operating officer, of Gun Lake Casino. “The awarded bonuses are only one way we display our appreciation for the constant efforts of the hundreds of team members we employ. The achievements we have reached this year would not be possible without the foundation of our business – our team members.”

This year, Gun Lake Casino was acknowledged as one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) and selected as the Best Casino by both The Holland Sentinel’s Best of the Best and the Best of The West Revue Reader Poll.

Gun Lake Casino employs almost 1,000 team members, making it one of the largest employers in Allegan County. The many positions at Gun Lake Casino range from hourly to salary and from part time to full time. Team members receive a wide array of highly valued benefits including:

• Quarterly bonus incentives for all active team members.

• Career development with onsite education and training.

• Industry leading wages.

• Paid dental, vision and medical benefits for all eligible team members.

• A Safe Harbor 401(k) program where all GLC matched contributions are 100% vested immediately.

Tuition reimbursement of $5,000 per year to encourage continued education.

Gun Lake Casino’s continued growth provides the promise of additional employment opportunities to the local community. The recent opening of Stage 131 Sportsbook and Lounge, the reopening of the Harvest Buffet, and the continuation of the new expansion has created a variety of job positions, open immediately. Roles are available in multiple departments for all experience levels, providing choices for many job seekers.

“The construction of our latest expansion has continued to move forward, which has created immediate career opportunities for West Michigan. I am proud to say that Gun Lake Casino strives to be a place of development and growth for our team members,” concluded Sal Semola.

Immediate career openings are available for food and beverage, slots, security, finance, and marketing. For more information on Gun Lake Casino and career opportunities, visit

Gun Lake Casino is located off Exit 61 on U.S. 131, halfway between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. The casino features over 2,200 slot machines, 47 table games, a 225-seat café, and a 300-seat buffet, along with bars, lounges, and live entertainment.

Gun Lake Casino is owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi. For more information, visit