News by Topic: Four Winds Casino/Pokagon

First of Its Kind: Four Winds Casino moves Indian Gaming into Indiana

“Our team has worked to strategically enhance the design quality and aesthetic over [Four Winds Casino’s] four-property, now multi-state, brand.” – Paul Bell, AIA, Project Manager/Principal, HBG Design

Read more about how Four Winds South Bend expanded its presence as the first tribal casino in the state of Indiana in Global Gaming Business’ Casino Style Magazine, 2018.


Four Winds South Bend Scheduled to be Complete in Early 2018

The first phase of the casino will be 175,000 square feet of gaming and will include restaurants, player’s lounge, coffee shop, bars, retail outlets and a parking garage. The casino is scheduled to be complete in early 2018.


Pokagon Potawatomi Announce Details on New South Bend Casino

We are so excited for our client Four Winds Casinos who are starting construction on the new Four Winds South Bend location!

Read the article at MarketWired/Yahoo Sports

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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Opens New Expansion at Four Winds Dowagiac

We are so proud of our client, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, for the success and recent expansion of Four Winds Dowagiac.

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Leaving Las Vegas: USA Today names Four Winds New Buffalo Casino Resort one of the best casinos outside ‘Sin City’

While Las Vegas is famous for one of the nation’s top gambling and party scenes, you don’t have to travel to Sin City to see some of the world’s best casinos. USA Today put together a list of the 10 best casinos located anywhere but Vegas that are also travel destinations in and of themselves.

We’re excited that our client, Four Winds New Buffalo Casino Resort, made the list! Find out more and see photos of the project here.

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See you at NIGA 2014! Don’t miss our panel discussion with Pokagon/Four Winds Casino on casino expansion success.

Considering casino expansion? Then, don’t miss the ‘Success Stories: Mitigating the Risk of a Casino Expansion – Pokagon Hartford Development’ session at the National Indian Gaming Association Convention in San Diego, presented by a panel of Indian gaming industry leaders, including moderator Kristi Jackson, CEO of Tribal Financial Advisors; and panelists, John Warren, Chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians; Matt Harkness, COO, Four Winds Casino Resort; and Rick Gardner, AIA, Principal Architect at Hnedak Bobo Group.

Tuesday – May 13, 2014 – 2:00PM – 3:00PM
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, Room: 1B

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Four Winds Blows Home to Dowagiac, Michigan

Casino Enterprise Management
July 2013
by Antinea Ascione, Associate Editor

Read the July issue of Casino Enterprise Management here.

Home is where the heart is, and for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, both can be found in Dowagiac, Mich. After the success of the Four Winds Hartford and New Buffalo properties, the tribe thought it was time for a new project—and one right in their native homeland. “People have asked, why build here, why Dowagiac?” said Matt Wesaw, tribal chairman of the Pokagon Band. “I tell them because this is home … home to the tribe’s governmental offices, housing development and many of the band’s 4,600 citizens.”

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New Pokagon Four Winds Casino in Dowagiac, Michigan opens April 30

Hnedak Bobo GroupDOWAGIAC, MI – It’s where you go when you want a quick getaway, a sandwich or a beer, Matthew Wesaw said of the new Four Winds Dowagiac casino.

Or when you have people in town and want a different form of entertainment.

Or when you have $40 and just want to have a good time, he said.

“If gaming is a form of entertainment that folks like, I think when they come here, there’s no question they will have a good time,” Wesaw said of the Four Winds Dowagiac Casino, the third gaming facility for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. (more…)


Expansion Breathes New Life into Four Winds Casino Resort

Casino Enterprise Management

by Antinea Ascione

Read full article here.

Luxurious, warm, richly designed and contemporary; these words perfectly describe the look and feel of the additions to the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich. The recently completed expansion project, spearheaded by Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG), is located in southwest Michigan’s scenic Harbor Country, just minutes from Lake Michigan and only a 90-minute drive from Chicago. (more…)


Does HBG have Interior Motives? Casino Journal thinks so!

When the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich., first opened its doors in 2007, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians-owned property’s primary claim to fame was its 130,000-square-foot casino—the largest and only land-based gaming facility within a 150-mile patch of Southwest Michigan. (more…)


News by Topic: Four Winds Casino/Pokagon

First of Its Kind: Four Winds Casino moves Indian Gaming into Indiana

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“Our team has worked to strategically enhance the design quality and aesthetic over [Four Winds Casino’s] four-property, now multi-state, brand.” – Paul Bell, AIA, Project Manager/Principal, HBG Design Read more about how Four Winds South Bend expanded its presence as the first tribal casino in the state of Indiana in Global Gaming Business’ Casino Style… Read more »


Leaving Las Vegas: USA Today names Four Winds New Buffalo Casino Resort one of the best casinos outside ‘Sin City’

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While Las Vegas is famous for one of the nation’s top gambling and party scenes, you don’t have to travel to Sin City to see some of the world’s best casinos. USA Today put together a list of the 10 best casinos located anywhere but Vegas that are also travel destinations in and of themselves…. Read more »


See you at NIGA 2014! Don’t miss our panel discussion with Pokagon/Four Winds Casino on casino expansion success.

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Considering casino expansion? Then, don’t miss the ‘Success Stories: Mitigating the Risk of a Casino Expansion – Pokagon Hartford Development’ session at the National Indian Gaming Association Convention in San Diego, presented by a panel of Indian gaming industry leaders, including moderator Kristi Jackson, CEO of Tribal Financial Advisors; and panelists, John Warren, Chairman of the Pokagon… Read more »


Four Winds Blows Home to Dowagiac, Michigan

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Casino Enterprise Management July 2013 by Antinea Ascione, Associate Editor Read the July issue of Casino Enterprise Management here. Home is where the heart is, and for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, both can be found in Dowagiac, Mich. After the success of the Four Winds Hartford and New Buffalo properties, the tribe thought… Read more »


Expansion Breathes New Life into Four Winds Casino Resort

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Casino Enterprise Management by Antinea Ascione Read full article here. Luxurious, warm, richly designed and contemporary; these words perfectly describe the look and feel of the additions to the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich. The recently completed expansion project, spearheaded by Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG), is located in… Read more »


Does HBG have Interior Motives? Casino Journal thinks so!

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When the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich., first opened its doors in 2007, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians-owned property’s primary claim to fame was its 130,000-square-foot casino—the largest and only land-based gaming facility within a 150-mile patch of Southwest Michigan.