Casino to Celebrate Grand Opening

On October 23, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation will open the Firelake Grand Casino in Sewanee.
The casino’s 125,000 SF of gaming space will include 1,800 of Vegas-style gaming machines, table games including blackjack, poker, Texas hold ‘em, craps, and roulette. The facility will also house multiple kiosks for cashing out slot tickets, an event center for concerts, sporting events, entertainers and casino contests, and upscale and casual dining options.
The casino was designed by Yates-Silverman, Inc., a Las Vegas-based casino design firm. and is being built by Flintco Inc. at a cost of $24 million.
The opening of the casino completes the first of three phases of the FireLake Enterprises project. Phase 2 is already underway and will include the construction of the FireLake Grand Casino Hotel, which is slated to be seven stories tall with 30 suites on each level. Phase 3 will be the creation of the 100,000 SF FireLake Grand Coliseum, venue that will replace the existing events center. The event center will subsequently be converted into a retail shopping outlet.
The fully operational casino, hotel, and coliseum will employ 2,000 and is being built by Flintco Inc. of Tulsa, at a cost of $24 million.



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