(Battle Creek, MI.) July 17, 2019 – Creating an impact and improving young lives. That’s the outcome of a new initiative to provide healthy food and snacks for area schoolchildren. This past school year, FireKeepers Casino Hotel and The Fire Hub, restaurant and local food pantry, a joint effort of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and FireKeepers Casino Hotel, were able to provide nearly 50,000 pound of produce and 2,300 cases of snacks to seven schools and daycares in and around Battle Creek through a program titled, Operation Fit. The Fire Hub greenhouse, located on nearby tribal land, was also able to provide nearly 500 pounds of produce for Athens Schools, after initiating the free salad bar for the high school on May 13, 2019.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) June 17, 2019 – The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) and FireKeepers Casino Hotel held a milestone groundbreaking ceremony today to initiate construction of a second hotel tower and additional amenities at the award-winning property in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Construction on the hotel tower will provide an additional 203 hotel rooms, including fourteen suites, plus a transformed hotel lobby area, a new signature restaurant, new high limit slot and table game areas and a new VIP lounge. The groundbreaking ceremony took place less than two months before the tribe celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Grand Opening of FireKeepers Casino.
Michigan resident takes home $289,407 top prize
(Battle Creek, MI.) May 28, 2019 – The largest MSPT poker tour Main Event outside of Las Vegas continues to take place at FireKeepers Casino Hotel. FireKeepers established a guaranteed $1 million prize pool for its semi-annual Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) tournament and the final numbers blew away the guarantee. Chris Moon, of Ferndale, Michigan, took home the trophy and $258,407 top prize at the record-breaking event, highlighted by a prize pool of more than $1.5 million and 1,592 entrants.
(Battle Creek, MI.) May 6, 2019 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel, an 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. FireKeepers representatives will conduct open interviews during a job fair on Wednesday, May 29 from 10am to 1 p.m. in the FireKeepers Event Center. Applicants will be able to apply and interview for positions in Food & Beverage, Security, Hotel, Bingo, Finance and Marketing departments. Human Resources will be on sight to make offers on the spot.
(Battle Creek, MI) April 8, 2019 – Celebrating “My 50 Year Trip” with an amazing array of hit music, John Fogerty will take you on a tour of memorable music when he and his band perform in the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Event Center on Saturday, Sept. 21. Showtime is 9 p.m. and tickets go on sale Monday, April 15 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available through the FireKeeperscasino.com website or in person at the FireKeepers Casino Box Office.
(Battle Creek, MI) March 29, 2019 – A superstar singer/musician, who regularly performs in arenas worldwide, Brad Paisley will perform in the intimacy of the 2,170 seat FireKeepers Casino Hotel Event Center for one special show, Thursday, August 1. Showtime is 9 p.m. and ticket prices range from $99-$129 and will go on sale Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available through the FireKeeperscasino.com website or in person at the FireKeepers Casino Box Office.
Record Contributions Of Over $18.4 Million to the State of Michigan and Over $5.7 Million for the Local Revenue Sharing Board With Total Lifetime Contributions Which Exceed $192.7 Million.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) March 5, 2019 — The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich., today joined casino leadership and announced payments related to its 2018 business performance, establishing its fourth consecutive new annual record, with combined payments of over $24.2 million to the State of Michigan and the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board (FLRSB).
(Battle Creek, Mich.) Jan. 2, 2019 – It isn’t just slot players that take home giant jackpots at FireKeepers Casino Hotel. FireKeepers is excited to announce that three Michigan residents hit sizeable jackpots this December while playing table games. A New Boston resident won $111,634 on Dec. 7, when he was dealt a Royal Flush on Let It Ride, a Charlotte resident received $88,941 when she was dealt a 7-card straight flush while playing Pai Gow Poker on Dec. 26 and a Brighton resident cashed in an $182,291 Royal Flush on Dec. 27, while playing Mississippi Stud poker. All winners chose to remain anonymous.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) November 15, 2018 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is pleased to announce that a 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.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) November 12, 2018 – Ring in 2019 with SUVs, cash, Red Hot Credits and the party of the year at FireKeepers Casino Hotel!
(Battle Creek, Mich.) October 17, 2018 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is proud to announce that, yet again, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Michigan State Championship crushed its $300,000 guarantee by creating a prize pool of more than $1.2 million, surpassing the record set during last year’s event by 204 players. Matthew Stammen of Coldwater, OH outlasted 1,270 competitors to take home the trophy and a $218,565 grand prize payday, while four players cashed in for more than $75,000.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) August 2, 2018 – This August is going to be a celebration to remember at FireKeepers Casino Hotel. FireKeepers will be celebrating nine years of operation in true FireKeepers fashion, with cake, cash, Red Hot Credits, gas, vacations, fast cars and more you wont want to miss the action!
(Battle Creek, Mich.) July 23, 2018 – Focused on sustaining its position as one of the top regional casinos in the country, FireKeepers Casino Hotel today announced plans to construct a second hotel tower at the Battle Creek, Michigan property. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, owners of FireKeepers, along with property executives, made the announcement, with the goal of attracting additional trips from gaming guests throughout the Midwest plus generation of new and larger conventions and business meetings and expansion of its retail market.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) July 17, 2018 – The next phase of a multi-tier effort to bring food to the students and those needing assistance in the greater Battle Creek region will soon be underway. Leaders of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, owners of The Fire Hub and FireKeepers Casino Hotel joined tribal and community members today to announce that construction will soon start on a greenhouse, which will grow vegetables with the goal of delivering a free salad bar to area school students. The greenhouse will be constructed on tribal lands at the Pine Creek Indian Reservation, with a goal of offering the NHBP membership and Athens school students the opportunity to be the first beneficiaries of the produce.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) March 13, 2018 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel has, for the fourth year in a row, been named a Four Diamond Hotel by AAA, one of the hospitality industry’s premier honors. The 243-room hotel, one of an exclusive group in Michigan, was first honored with the designation in 2015.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) April, 2017 – In April, 2016, FireKeepers Casino Hotel and its owners, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi purchased and took possession of the historic Fire Station No. 4 located near downtown Battle Creek, Michigan, with the goal of revitalizing the building and turning it into a restaurant, bakery, and, most importantly, a much needed food pantry to help those less fortunate.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) May 15, 2017 – Kathy George, who has served as General Manager and Vice President of Hotel Operations for more than 5 years, has been named as CEO of FireKeepers Casino Hotel, announced Jamie Stuck, Tribal Council Chairperson of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.
(Battle Creek, Mich.) April 19, 2017 – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder joined the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Council, owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel, along with a large contingent of elected officials and key Michigan business partners today to commemorate the Grand Opening of The Fire Hub restaurant and Kendall Street Pantry.