Four Winds Casinos bring thrilling entertainment to the southern tip of Lake Michigan

Four Winds Casinos bring thrilling entertainment to the southern tip of Lake Michigan
By: Julia Demma Last Updated: April 18, 2019

Four Winds Casinos are owned by The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. There, customers can enjoy everything from concerts and entertainment, a wide range of notable dining options, thrilling promotions, and life-changing jackpots. Locations include Hartford, Dowagiac, New Buffalo, Michigan, and their newest property in South Bend.

The excitement of gaming never stops at Four Winds New Buffalo. From penny slots to $100 machines, guests can find more than 2,500 slot machines that include some of the area's biggest jackpots with progressives starting at $100,000.

Four Winds New Buffalo offers guests a wide variety of entertainment options at the Silver Creek event center. Guests can enjoy performances from some of the most note-worthy names in show business. Coming up, events includes ABBA The Concert on May 3, Tyler Henry “The Hollywood Medium” on May 11, Carrot Top on May 17, and Foreigner on May 25.

The Silver Creek event center also is a great destination for guests planning big weddings or executive retreats. The event center spans more than 17,000 square feet.

Superior dining options are also offered at Four Winds New Buffalo, including the well-known Copper Rock Steak House. Guests can indulge in a USDA Prime 42-day dry aged steak, succulent cold water lobster, gourmet desserts, and more. All of these savory dishes can be paired with an award-winning wine from a list that has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence seven years in a row.

More casual dining options also available at Four Winds New Buffalo. Southwest Michigan’s only Hard Rock Cafe offers an array of fresh dishes, including burgers and a large selection of sandwiches and salads. Guests can also enjoy local and regional bands that perform each weekend. The Hard Rock Cafe is the perfect place to meet friends, dig into an All-American menu, and kick back with a favorite beverage, all while hearing great music.

Looking to visit Four Winds New Buffalo? Consider a stay at Four Winds Hotel and escape while experiencing all the hotel amenities one would expect to find at a luxurious resort. Four Winds Hotel in New Buffalo offers 415 luxury rooms, suites, and celebrity suites. 

“From the moment our guests turn on to the property, they will feel they’ve ‘arrived’. It’s the Four Winds staff who make that experience possible. We have the best staff in the industry. Nearly a third of our staff has been with Four Winds for over 10 years and their attention to detail is why people keep coming back,” said Frank Freedman, Chief Operating Officer at Four Winds Casinos.

The South Bend destination officially opened to the Region on January 16, 2018. It offers 55,000 square feet of gaming with 1,600 games, 10 live poker tables and a variety of restaurants. Located on 166 acres of tribal trust land, this is the first casino in Indiana to be owned and operated by a Native American Tribe.

“January marked our first anniversary and we are thrilled to report it has surpassed all of our expectations. We’re always looking at ways to provide our guests new games and experiences. From the food to the gaming, there is something for everyone,” Freedman said. 

At Four Winds South Bend, Kankakee Grille offers casual fine dining in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Diners can enjoy rustic cuisine, wood-fired pizza, and a variety of craft beers. Four Winds South Bend also features live music every weekend at Kankakee Grille, and a variety of group-friendly entertainment options such as team trivia, wine & canvas, and dueling piano events.

The opening of the new location also gave Four Winds an opportunity to give back to the community in a big way.

“Opening the casino has allowed us to provide additional jobs, entertainment and revenue to the community. It’s been a wonderful opportunity to give back and begin a new journey,” Freedman said.

“Visitors to our casinos have come to expect a level of grandeur and comfort that we never take for granted. We continue to adjust to changing guest needs, staying focused on what will enhance their experience and add value to their entertainment offerings,” Freedman said.

No matter which Four Winds location guests may visit, having a memorable experience is a sure bet.

Four Winds Casinos encourages responsible gaming and consumption of libations, and has a top-notch security team constantly focused on the safety of guests, visitors, and associates.