(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!
(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.
(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:
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.
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.
(Battle Creek, MI) Nov. 8, 2019 – Make plans now to ring in the new decade at FireKeepers Casino Hotel! With giveaways, swag, double points and more, this is one party you wont want to miss.
(Battle Creek, MI) Nov. 7, 2019 – Rock ‘n Roll icon, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, will take over the FireKeepers Event Center on Feb. 8. Make plans now, as tickets go on sale Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. – perfect for holiday gift giving! Tickets will be available at firekeeperscasino.com or in-person at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Box Office, and start at $39.
(Battle Creek, MI) Nov. 4, 2019 – Criss Angel has dominated the world of magic for over a decade, but even with his incomparable success, Criss’ passion is to constantly create and bring his magic revolution to fans everywhere. Criss Angel RAW – The Mindfreak Unplugged brings a theatrical experience unlike any seen before to the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Event Center on Jan. 16, 2020. The entirely new show brings Angel’s famous sleight of hand street magic, mentalism, and even some of his most iconic illusions to life – all performed in an intimate, raw setting. This extraordinary evening of magic unplugged features Criss and some of his amazing friends with a stripped-down purity that’s in-your-face and guaranteed to blow your mind. Experience Criss Angel like never before!
The award-winning property looks to hospitality’s broadest platform to elevate guests’ experience
Los Angeles, CA (October 8, 2019) - INTELITY®, the broadest guest engagement and staff management platform in hospitality, announced today that it has inked a deal with FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, MI as part of the hotel’s multi-million dollar expansion. The current hotel tower has been designated a AAA Four Diamond award winner for the past five consecutive years, and the new eight-story tower will align with FireKeepers’ same standards of excellence.
Pittsburgh, PA resident takes home $262,145
(Battle Creek, MI) Oct. 18, 2019 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel has broken the Mid-States Poker Tour record, yet again, for events outside of Las Vegas. The record-setting affair drew 1,615 entries, generating a $1,565,000 prize pool! Bobby Noel of Pittsburgh, PA, topped the field taking home the title of Michigan State Poker Champion and a $262,145 prize.
(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.