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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL AWARDED AS ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST-IN-STATE EMPLOYERS 2020

(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.

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NIBI RESTAURANT AT FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL RANKED AMONG BEST IN THE WORLD FOR WINE SELECTION

(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.

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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL CELEBRATES 11 YEARS OF WINNING BY AWARDING MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN JACKPOTS IN A SINGLE DAY!

(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!

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FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR PROPERTY WIDE OPPORTUNITIES AUG 25

(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.

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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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