indiana's first tribal casino now open

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 15:24 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

Indiana's first tribal casino has opened in South Bend.

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened another Four Winds


Jack Arnett is executive director of the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

He says Blue Chip in Michigan City will suffer at first....but rebound once the newness of the South Bend

casino wears off.

He says the same thing happened when the Four Winds casino outside New Buffalo opened about

a decade ago.....

Arnett says Blue Chip just received approval from the city to double the size of its

convention center....which is one of the many steps Blue Chip has taken over the years to successfully

compete against increased competition.