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(Battle Creek, Mich.) Sept. 9, 2020 — FireKeepers Casino Hotel has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on August 24th, 2020 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) Aug. 19, 2020 — Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has unveiled the winners of its 2020 Restaurant Awards, which honor the world’s best restaurants for wine. This year, the Best Of list from the Award of Excellence winners recognizes FireKeepers’ Nibi restaurant. Nibi has previously been ranked as an Award of Excellence winner for five consecutive years. This year the restaurant upped its game, and, as a result, received the Best Of award.
(Battle Creek, MI.) Aug. 18, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel forecasted a day of winning on Saturday, Aug. 15 to promote their Red Lightning Cash Blast promotion, and they definitely delivered! The property awarded 467 hand-pay jackpots totaling $1,199,426! In addition to the $77,000 in cash that was awarded for the promotion. Fifteen of those jackpots totaled more than $10,000, the highest award was $48,000!
(Battle Creek, MI.) Aug. 11, 2020 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel, an expanding, award-winning hotel and casino, is searching for talented men and women who have the personality to deliver outstanding service and are ready for a winning challenge. FireKeepers representatives will conduct open interviews during a job fair on Tuesday, Aug. 25, in the FireKeepers Event Center. Interviews will be available from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Applicants will be able to learn about, apply and interview for positions in several departments throughout the property. Human Resources will be on site to make offers on the spot. Interviews will be socially distanced, and will follow all of FireKeepers COVID-19 safety protocols, including requiring masks and temperature checks.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
(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.
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).
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!
(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.
(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.
(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.