SOUTH BEND, IN – The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and its Four Winds Casinos provided a media tour to view the progress of construction at Four Winds South Bend. An expansion of the casino resort is underway and the expanded gaming floor was unveiled on Aug. 18, which now spans more than 98,000 sq. ft. and includes 1,900 slot machines, 27 table games, a new high limit area, an additional cage and cashier area. Slated for completion in the first quarter of 2023, additional amenities of Four Winds South Bend will include a 23-story hotel tower with 317 rooms, including 83 suites. There will also be a spa, convention area, meeting space, ballroom, lounge, bar and grille, outdoor third floor swimming pool and terraces.
Frank Freedman, Chief Operating Officer of Four Winds Casinos provided the tour and highlighted the expansion by making stops at several areas of the expansion including the newly named Cedar Spa, which will offer a variety of traditional and unique spa therapies including steam rooms, saunas, and vitality pools as well as separate lounges for women and men. Cedar Spa will also offer a couples suite, facials, body treatments and massage services.
“With much of the exterior work now complete, we are excited to focus our attention to the interior features and finishes that our guests will enjoy as part of their overall entertainment experience at Four Winds South Bend,” said Freedman. “We are also excited to provide some initial details on Cedar Spa, which we believe will be a very attractive amenity. We hope the South Bend community shares in our excitement as we prepare for the unveiling early next year.”
“We are thrilled to see many of the new interior features of Four Winds South Bend take shape as we near the final phases of construction,” said Rebecca Richards, Tribal Chairwoman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. “We appreciate all of the hard work from our casino operations team, project manager, general contractors, construction workers and vendors to keep the project moving forward. The completed casino resort is going to be spectacular.”
The tour also previewed enclosed spaces including the hotel tower as well as Ribbon Town Conference and Event Center – a 24,000 sq. ft. multi-use facility, which has 16 meeting rooms, a ballroom with seating for 600, two pre-function bar areas, a business center, and outdoor pre-function space.