Wisconsin’s 19 Native American casinos, some of them featuring luxury hotels, provide an attractive entertainment option for groups touring the state. In addition to bingo, slots and table games, casinos offer shows starring top-notch bands and comedians, not to mention fine dining.
Some of the best gaming resorts are situated in the beautiful Northwoods region. The 47 hotel rooms at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, on Lake Superior near Bayfield, showcase dazzling views of the Apostle Islands. Owned and operated by the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, its event center has presented nationally recognized acts like Chubby Checker, Neal McCoy and Great White.
Menominee Casino Resort in Keshena, an easy drive from Green Bay, Wausau and the Fox Cities, boasts more than 33,000 square feet of casino floor space, with the bingo hall, gaming floor (including more than 850 slots) and 103-room hotel all under one roof. Forest Island Restaurant is known for its pressure-fried chicken, steaks and wild rice meatloaf. Groups also find comfortable accommodations at the 98-room Potawatomi Carter Casino & Hotel in Wabeno, located directly north of Keshena. Amenities include more than 500 slots, a pool area with whirlpool spa, and tempting menus in both The Springs Restaurant & Lounge and The Flames Sports Bar & Grill (with a 165-inch TV screen).
With six locations throughout the state, Ho-Chunk Gaming offers plenty of action no matter where your group decides to stay. Whether you prefer the water parks of the Wisconsin Dells, the gallery scene of Madison or the North Woods atmosphere of Wittenberg, you’ll be sure to find a location that matches your interest. The six casinos boast a variety of penny slots, keno lounges, and video poker consoles in addition to casual dining options. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, in the heart of Milwaukee, is the largest Native American casino in the Midwest with more than 3,000 slot machines, a 1,200-seat bingo hotel, 100-plus table games, five restaurants, and a theater for live music and comedy shows. It attracts more than six million guests annually. The 19-story luxury hotel has 381 rooms.