Casino Will Celebrate Topping Off of Hotel Project with Construction Partners, Tribal and City Leadership

Potawatomi Bingo Casino will celebrate an important milestone Friday, Nov. 1, with the Topping-Off ceremony of its $150 million hotel project. The final beam, signed by Potawatomi Bingo Casino team members, will be lifted to the top of the 18-story hotel as part of the event.

The program will recognize hotel contractors and workers who have been involved with the project and will include appearances by a number of Casino, Tribal and civic leaders, including Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele.

WHEN:        10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1        

WHERE:       Potawatomi Bingo Casino – 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee

Topping-Off ceremony will take place on the roof of the Casino’s parking structure. Park anywhere in the structure and take elevator/stairs to the sixth floor.

Potawatomi Bingo Casino is one of two casinos owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. It is located at 1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wis. The casino is a showcase for high stakes bingo, offering some of the nation's highest daily payouts.  A popular attraction for local guests, tourists and tour groups, the casino features blackjack, craps, poker, and roulette table games, video and reel slot machines, and a variety of live entertainment.  Potawatomi Bingo Casino is committed to raising awareness of the risks of problem gambling, maintaining a level of first-class customer service, while investing in its most valuable asset – its 2,500 multicultural employees.  Through the Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation and Miracle on Canal Street, the casino supports numerous local charities and community organizations. Driving directions and more information about Potawatomi Bingo Casino can be obtained by calling toll-free, 1-800-PAYS-BIG or by visiting the website at