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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL BUCKS NATIONAL TRENDS AND IS HIRING IN MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS

(Battle Creek, Mich.) June 24, 2020 — At a time when the nation’s unemployment rate is just over 13%, there are just over 100 jobs rapidly available at FireKeepers Casino Hotel!  FireKeepers, an expanding, award-winning, hotel casino resort, is searching for talented men and women who have the personality to deliver outstanding service and are ready for a winning challenge.  There’s a wide array of job titles in Hotel Operations, Food & Beverage, Security, and Finance, with interview opportunities immediately available. Job titles include Food Server, Attendant, Busser, Stewards, Cooks, Housekeeping, Cage Cashier and Security Officer, just to name a few.



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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL COMMEMORATES HOTEL EXPANSION TOPPING AND CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF DACEY’S SPORTSBOOK

FireKeepers Casino Hotel, and its owners, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, today celebrated expansion progress in multiple exciting ways. Construction on a second hotel tower reached the Topping Off point and was recognized with a traditional tribal ceremony. Moments later, officials moved inside the casino and cut a ribbon to mark the Grand Opening of Dacey’s Sportsbook, the first tribally-owned casino sportsbook to open in Michigan.



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SYMETRA TOUR SET FOR A RETURN TO PLAY

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Symetra Tour announced today that it will resume the 2020 season with the seventh annual FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship at Battle Creek Country Club in Battle Creek, Mich. from July 24-26.

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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL ANNOUNCES EXTENSIVE PROPERTY-WIDE HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES DESIGNED TO CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE GUESTS AND TEAM MEMBERS WIN!

FireKeepers Casino Hotel will reopen to the public on Monday, June 1 at 11 a.m., with a full series of safety measures, solely focused on creating a safe environment for guests and Team Members.

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FIREKEEPERS ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS RELEASED

Examines 10-Year Social and Economic Impact

(Battle Creek, MI) May 21, 2020 – In December 2019, the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board received the Socioeconomic Indicators and Economic Impact Analysis of FireKeepers Casino and Hotel. The Board engaged the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in Kalamazoo to complete this study in accordance with a long-standing commitment. The promise was to update the economic and social indicators within Calhoun County identified in an initial 2008 Upjohn Study as possibly being impacted by the development of the FireKeepers Casino and Hotel.

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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL RECOGNIZED NATIONALY BY EPA WITH FOOD RECOVERY CHALLENGE AWARD FOR MAKING SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS IN REDUCING FOOD WASTE IN AMERICA

(Battle Creek, Mich.) May 18, 2020 — Creating and implementing innovative best practices to prevent and reduce food waste, the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Food and Beverage team has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2019 Food Recovery Challenge National Award. Just one of 15 national winners of this prestigious honor, FireKeepers was identified for making significant progress in reducing food waste in America.



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3.23.2020 GUEST PROTECTION UPDATE

Hotel cancellations (cash and comp) have been made through April 12. Easter Brunch, and the Red Lightning Cash Blast are also canceled.

April Mail Update

Our April mail piece is about to reach your mailbox. It’s full of many great promotions and events for April. But, we printed this before FireKeepers Casino closed due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). At this time, we are not accepting requests for hotel or concert reservations.

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3.16.2020 GUEST PROTECTION UPDATE

(Battle Creek, MI) March 15, 2020 – The primary focus from the leadership of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and the executive team at FireKeepers Casino Hotel is to protect the health and safety of our guests and Team Members as we face the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Effective March 16, 2020, at 3 a.m., FireKeepers Casino Hotel will close in an effort to control the spread of the virus.

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3.15.2020 GUEST PROTECTION UPDATE

(Battle Creek, MI) March 15, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is issuing the following update regarding our efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at our property. In a continued effort to provide a safe environment via social distancing, the frequent cleaning of our facility and the federally recommended actions for hand washing, FireKeepers Casino Hotel is implementing the following operational changes beginning at 3 a.m. Monday morning:

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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL CONTINUES TO PROVIDE THE BEST TO THEIR GUEST WITH THEIR 5TH AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD

(Battle Creek, MI) March 4, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel has been designated a Four Diamond Hotel by AAA for the fifth consecutive year. The 243-room hotel, one of an exclusive group in Michigan, was first awarded with the designation in 2015.



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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL ANNOUNCES REVENUE SHARING CONTRIBUTIONS

THE NOTTAWASEPPI HURON BAND OF THE POTAWATOMI AND FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL ACHIEVE FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR OF RECORD CONTRIBUTIONS WITH $24.7 MILLION TO THE STATE OF MICHIGAN AND THE LOCAL REVENUE SHARING BOARD

TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS EXCEED $200M SINCE OPEN AND CONTRIBUTIONS GROW FOR THE FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR.

(Battle Creek, Mich.) February 26, 2019 The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, today announced that combined lifetime revenue sharing payments to the State of Michigan and the Local Revenue Sharing Board have exceeded $217 million!  The continued operating excellence of the property led to its fifth consecutive new annual contribution record, with combined payments of over $24.7 million to the State of Michigan and the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board (FLRSB).

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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL IS OFF TO A HOT START IN 2020

January was a huge month for players at FireKeepers with more than 4,880 jackpots and Red Lightning wins totaling $10,647,184! 263 of those wins were more than $5,000! The hot streak really took off on January 16, when a very lucky MoneyKeeper hit for $587,866 on a Wheel of Fortune Triple Gold slot machine. 11 other jackpots ranging from $5,000 - $15,000 were also awarded that evening, with a total of 172 hand pay jackpots!



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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL CELEBRATES 1 MILLIONTH BUS GUEST

(Battle Creek, MI) Feb. 14, 2020 – The winter weather advisory in effect for most of the state of Michigan didn’t keep Janet Hicks from visiting FireKeepers Casino Hotel by bus on the morning of Feb. 13.  The 13th proved to be lucky as, much to her surprise, Hicks was greeted at the door by FireKeepers CEO Kathy George while confetti flew and staff cheered.   For Hicks was recognized as the 1 millionth bus guest in the history of the casino.  Hicks was rewarded with $100 in Red Hot Credits, a $100 gift card and a complimentary overnight stay in FireKeepers Four Diamond Hotel.



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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL TO PRESENT FAMED HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM TYLER HENRY MAY 15

(Battle Creek, MI) Feb. 13, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is excited to welcome celebrity television star and medium Tyler Henry to the FireKeepers Event Center on Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. and start at $49 + fees.



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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL BRINGS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS TRAINING TO MICHIGAN LEGISLATORS AND GAMING INDUSTRY

(Battle Creek, MI) Jan. 27, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is leading an initiative to raise Human Trafficking awareness both in Michigan and on a national level. On Jan. 8, Human Trafficking Awareness Day, FireKeepers Vice President of Security and Surveillance George Jenkot, along with FireKeepers Security Training and Special Events Manager Joe Donato presented Michigan legislators with their training and methods on Human Trafficking awareness. The presentation was part of a full day of events designed bring attention to the horrors of Human Trafficking.



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SINGER/SONGWRITER RANDY HOUSER RIDING INTO FIREKEEPERS MAY 7

(Battle Creek, MI) Jan. 23, 2020 – Country music hit-maker Randy Houser will take the FireKeepers Event Center stage Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. and will start at $39. Tickets will be available for purchase at firekeeperscasino.com or in person at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Box Office.



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SLOTS OF EXCITEMENT WITH ONE DAY & NEARLY $1 MILLION IN JACKPOTS AT FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL

(Battle Creek, MI.) Jan. 17, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is pleased to announce nearly $1 million in slot payouts on January 16, 2020, alone! The hot streak began Thursday afternoon when a $587,866 progressive jackpot was hit on a Wheel of Fortune Triple Gold slot machine. 11 other jackpots ranging from $5,000 - $15,000 were also awarded that evening, with a total of 172 hand pay jackpots!



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SCIENTIFIC GAMES CHOSEN BY FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL TO POWER TRIBAL SPORTS BETTING AND IGAMING IN MICHIGAN

(Battle Creek, MI) Jan. 15, 2020 – Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) has been chosen by FireKeepers Casino Hotel to provide sports betting and iGaming to players in Michigan, following the recent passage of a bill legalizing sports and online casino betting in the state. Scientific Games will launch retail sports betting at FireKeepers Casino as well as online sports betting and iGaming across the entire state of Michigan once regulations allow.

 

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FIREKEEPERS CONTINUES TURKEY DONATION TRADITION FOR THE TENTH YEAR

(Battle Creek, MI.) Nov. 22, 2019 - FireKeepers Casino Hotel is pleased to announce their annual donation of 2,500 turkeys has been made to five area food banks, as well as The Kendall Street Pantry in Battle Creek, to help those less fortunate enjoy a traditional meal this holiday season.

For the tenth consecutive year, FireKeepers Casino Hotel has generously provided turkeys to five area food banks prior to the start of the holiday season. In 2017, the company raised the bar by providing an additional 1,500 turkeys for the Battle Creek area, bringing the total number of turkeys donated to 2,500. Since opening, FireKeepers Casino Hotel has made it a point to contribute to area food banks and many community organizations not only during the holiday season, but throughout the year. This also includes distributions to the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board (FLRSB), distributions to the state of Michigan, as well as focusing business operations on local spending.

“We are honored to be able to assist our neighbors in their time of need,” state FireKeepers CEO Kathy George. “We are following the lead of our owners, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, by doing the right thing.”

The Food Bank of South Central Michigan, located in Battle Creek, Mich. received 1,500 turkeys to assist our local community in an impactful way. Four regional locations have been selected for a donation of 200 turkeys each:

    • Food Gatherers located in Ann Arbor, Mich.
    • Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank located in Comstock Park, Mich.
    • Community Harvest Food Bank located in Fort Wayne, Ind.
    • Greater Lansing Food Bank located in Lansing, Mich.

Looking ahead, The Kendall Street Pantry will receive a donation of 200 turkeys on December 16 to prepare for donations during the Christmas period. This pantry is part of The Fire Hub Restaurant, which was built and operated by a non-profit division of Firekeepers Casino Hotel and from which the bulk of profits are contributed annually to local charities.

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FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned multiple awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2018 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was also selected one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. FireKeepers signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room and bingo room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event.

FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.

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