Indiana tribal casino adds Class III gaming
Indiana tribal casino adds Class III gaming. Four Winds South Bend casino rolled out Las Vegas-style gaming on August 5, 2021. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians finalized a Class 3 gaming compact with the state earlier in the year. The upgrade allows the tribe to add house-banked table games such as blackjack, craps and roulette and more sophisticated slots.
Indiana tribal casino adds Class III gaming. The compact was ratified by the Indiana Legislature and signed into law on April 29, 2021. The COO of Four Winds Casino said that the addition of Class 3 gaming will legitimize the facility as a world-class facility.
The Pokagon Band has signed a gaming compact with the state of Indiana. The compact has an initial term of 20 years and renewal options in 10-year increments. It requires revenues to be shared with state. Pokagons will contribute 8 percent of slot machine win at their South Bend casino.
Indiana tribal casino adds Class III gaming. NIGA Chairman Stevens was at the opening ceremony last week. On January 16, 2018, the casino opened with a Class II license.
The expansion of the Four Winds South Bend casino is planned for fall 2022. The expansion will add 40,000 square feet to the existing 175,00 square foot gaming space. It will also include the addition of a 23-story hotel tower. Four winds casinos are located in Indiana and Michigan. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is responsible for three casinos in the state of Michigan, including Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo.