Potawatomi Bingo Casino Honored With Central City Business Award

MILWAUKEE – Potawatomi Bingo Casino was selected as one of several recipients of the 2011 Central City Business Awards presented by The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee. The Casino was recognized at a March 14 awards luncheon for the growth and contribution it has made to Milwaukee’s central city for the past two decades.

Potawatomi Bingo Casino has a long-standing dedication to responsibility within the community. As one of the original leaders in paving revitalization efforts in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley, the Casino demonstrates its commitment through charitable giving, revenue sharing and sustainable business practices. Of its nearly 2,500 team members, 84 percent live in Milwaukee County, and more than half are people of color.

The annual awards program, formerly known as the Inner City Business Awards, acknowledged nine businesses and entrepreneurs based in southeastern Wisconsin for their outstanding work and support of areas with high minority populations.

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, off-track betting, 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 www.paysbig.com.