Potawatomi Casino Hotel set to open poker room and sportsbook

March 1, 2024
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May 3 will see the grand opening of both.

The Potawatomi Casino Hotel (PCH) has announced May 3 as the day of the grand opening of its 14-table poker room and Las Vegas-style sportsbook. 

Construction for both venues began in September 2023 and is at the final stage of the casino’s $190m renovations. 

Within the poker room, there will be 14 tables with games including 1-3 No Limit, 2-5 No Limit and Pot Limit Omaha (PLO). There will be promotions such as Hourly High Hand Jackpots and Bad Beat Jackpot. 

The sportsbook will be 6,500 square ft in size, consisting of two floors, a 2,000 sq. ft LED screen, broadcast booth with a 3-camera system, over 20 TVs, while kiosks and ticket writers will be available for all casino guests. 

Food and drink will also be available at the sportsbook, with the poker room utilizing these services. 

Potawatomi Casino Hotel CEO Dominic Ortiz said: “We are excited to bring the next level of an entertaining sports betting atmosphere to our guests.  

“We appreciate the patience our guests have given us while we build out these two extraordinary projects. I can assure them, it will be well worth the wait. 

“In all my years in the gaming industry, the opening of sportsbook and poker room has to be the most exciting time in my career.” 

Director of Sportsbook Sean Cullen added: “There is not a retail betting space outside of Las Vegas that can compete with the high-end venue we’re unveiling on May 3. 

“With the 75 kiosks we currently have, we are #2 in the country for gross gaming revenue of publicly reporting sportsbooks. We believe our new retail sports betting venue will make us a top travel destination in the Midwest.” 

In other Tribal news this week, Spotlight 29 Casino has been named as an exclusive casino partner and presenting sponsor of the Galleri Classic, part of the PGA Tour Champions golf tournament event. 

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