Potawatomi Bingo Casino Set to Celebrate Mardi Gras

MILWAUKEE – Potawatomi Bingo Casino will bring Bourbon Street north as it celebrates the sights, sounds and fun of Mardi Gras from Feb. 13 -16.  

Guests will enjoy roving showgirls and Dixieland bands on the Casino's gaming floor. A tarot card reader will read fortunes and a caricature artist will draw guest's pictures on the Casino's Skywalk. Cash prizes will be given away daily to Fire Keeper's Club members. Membership is free and can be signed up for at any Fire Keeper's Club booth in the Casino.

The legendary cuisine of the bayou will be featured throughout the Casino's restaurants during Mardi Gras with specials that will bring out the Cajun in everyone. At the Fire Pit Sports Bar & Grill, specialty dishes include gumbo, catfish fingers, Cajun blackened chicken salad and chicken and sausage jambalaya. The Buffet will host a chef-attended Cajun station with Bourbon Street specialties. Dream Dance Steak will feature crawfish étouffer, a Bayou favorite, on Fat Tuesday (Feb. 16).

New Orleans-style jazz and R&B will be on tap throughout Mardi Gras. Acts include:

  •  Cowboy Mouth's Annual Rock & Roll Mardi Gras featuring Junior Brown, 8 p.m. Feb. 9 and Feb. 10
  • Allen Toussaint with Special Guest Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet , 8 p.m. Feb. 12
  •  Buckwheat Zydeco, 8 p.m. Feb. 15
  •  The Mardi Gras Mambo – The Neville Brothers with Dr. John & the Lower 911, 8 p.m. Feb. 16

For more information, call (800) PAYSBIG or visit www.paysbig.com.

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 and dining options. 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.