The Wisconsin Department of Administration reported that gaming revenue brought into the state’s general fund was $5.3 million in the 2020 fiscal year ending June 30 compared with $29.1 million in 2019.
How much does Potawatomi make a year?
The estimate is based on revenue after the tribe makes its annual payment of $25 million to $30 million to the state.
Is Potawatomi still open?
Bingo, table games and other gaming amenities will remain closed, Potawatomi said. The restaurants will continue to operate as carryout-only establishments with dining areas available. The hotel and casino are currently hiring more than 100 team members in its food and beverage, security and hotel operations.
Can you smoke at Potawatomi Casino?
Yes, smoking is allowed in designated areas, including on the main casino floor.
How many Potawatomi are alive today?
Today, the Forest County Potawatomi Community is thriving with an enrolled membership of about 1,400. Nearly half of the Tribe lives on the reservation, comprised of four communities in the southern section of Forest County, Wisconsin.
What is the Potawatomi tribe known for?
The Potawatomi Indians were farming people. Potawatomi women planted and harvested corn, beans, squash, and tobacco, as well as gathering wild rice and berries. The men hunted deer, elk, and wild birds and caught fish. The Potawatomis also tapped trees for maple syrup as Michigan people do today.