Four Winds Casino Resort Breaks Ground in Michigan

After six years, proposed casino finally starts moving forward

Fact Sheet Four Winds Casino Resort * North Woods lodge feel, built with heavy logs, cedar and stone * Only 51 acres of the 675-acre tract will be developed for the casino * Casino with 130,000-square-feet of gaming space * 3,000 slot machines * 90 table games * 20 poker tables Location * Located north of State Highway 239 and east of Interstate 94 at Exit 1 in New Buffalo Township Six restaurants * Buffet-425 seats * Steakhouse & Bar-150 seats * Seafood Restaurant & Bar-140 seats * Casual Dining-150 seats * Deli-60 seats * Promenade Cafe-30 seats Three Bars * Sports Bar * Martini Bar * Stage Bar Additional Amenities * Childcare facility and arcade * Meeting room * Exercise facility * Outdoor Spa * 164 hotel rooms, including 98 suites Parking and Bus Accommodations * 1,900-car parking garage * 1,350-surface parking spaces * Bus lobby and arrival station * Owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians * Operated by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. * The general contractor for the project is a joint venture, Christman/Kraus-Anderson, and the architect is Urban Design Group, Inc. -- Specifications subject to change

SOURCE Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

CONTACT: Donna Halinski, +1-517-372-4400 or +1-517-449-9815, for Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

<<PR Newswire -- 06/05/06>>