Gun Lake On line casino to Add Resort in $300 Million Growth
Gun Lake On line casino in Wayland, Michigan on Monday unveiled a $300 million growth challenge that can remodel it right into a full-scale resort and on line casino resort.
Work on the deliberate growth will kick off after a beforehand introduced $100 million revamp wraps up in late summer season.
The bigger growth challenge consists of the addition of a four-diamond resort with 250 rooms and suites, a three-meal restaurant, and a full-service spa. The on line casino, which is owned and operated by the Gun Lake Tribe (also called the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Want Band of Pottawatomi Indians), additionally plans so as to add what would appear to be a year-round inland oasis that can embody a pool enclosed in a glass dome, a scorching tub, non-public cabanas, and nightlife leisure ideas with reside music, top-tier DJs, and dancing.
As talked about above, Gun Lake On line casino is at the moment in the midst of a $100 million growth. It’s going to add two new eating amenities and area for extra slot machines and desk video games. The playing venue plans so as to add 450 new slot machines, 12 new desk video games, and a bigger non-smoking space as a part of its ongoing revamp. This earlier growth challenge is slated to be accomplished late this summer season.
The Wayland-based property already options over 2,200 slot machines, 47 desk video games, a buffet, café, bars and lounges, reside leisure phases and a sportsbook.
The playing venue launched its sports activities betting facility – Stage 131 Sprotsbook and Lounge – within the fall of 2020 as a part of a partnership with Pennsylvania’s Parx On line casino, which property officers struck within the spring of the identical 12 months.
Elevated Income Contributions
Sal Semola, President and Chief Working Officer of Gun Lake On line casino, stated that the challenge is the most important within the property’s 10-year historical past and that it’s going to assist the host neighborhood by producing extra jobs and extra income.
Beneath Gun Lake On line casino’s settlement with Michigan, surrounding cities and townships obtain a portion of the on line casino’s income. The property’s contribution to the realm has totaled $35 million over its decade of operation, in accordance with the tribe.
And in accordance with a report launched by tribal authorities earlier this 12 months, the playing institution situated simply off Exit 61 on US 131 has generated practically $2.8 billion for the state’s financial system since its launch in early 2011. The tribe stated in that report that it has invested greater than $415 million into upgrading and increasing the on line casino whereas additionally instantly paying greater than $500 million in wages.
Gun Lake On line casino officers stated Monday that the deliberate new facilities will occupy roughly 250,000 sq. ft of area between the prevailing on line casino constructing and US 131. Extra particulars concerning the ongoing expansions on the property shall be launched within the coming months.
Supply: Gun Lake Casino announces $300M expansion into hotel resort, WOOD-TV, April 19, 2021