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New hotel, restaurant part of $300 million Gun Lake Casino expansion


Tribe officials Monday announced that the Gun Lake Casino will undergo a $300 million expansion. While the casino has undergone a number of upgrades since it opened in 2011, nothing comes close to this, as the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, or the Gun Lake Tribe, say the expansion will include a 250-room hotel with luxury suites, a full-service spa and a restaurant.

Officials say, the “announcement continues development on the master planning and infrastructure required to create a first-class entertainment facility. Construction on Gun Lake Casino’s current expansion is slated to open at the end of summer 2021, and work on the designs for Phase 5 will begin immediately upon completion.”

“We are proud of the continued growth of Gun Lake Casino which is directly connected to the outstanding effort of our team members. The Tribe remains steadfastly committed to reinvest in our collective future, for the benefit of tribal citizens, team members and the local community. This will provide even more employment opportunities and enhance Gun Lake Casino’s position as a tourism driver for western Michigan.” said Tribal Chairman Bob Peters.

Gun Lake Tribe says the expansion also includes a year-round fully enclosed glass domed pool where visitors can rent cabanas by the pool during the day while officials say after dark the new space will transform into the ultimate night life scene including live bands, dj’s and dancing.