Potawatomi . Hotel and Casino In Milwaukee, today it announced plans to renovate the third floor of the casino, worth $100 million.
The 120,000-square-foot project will create new gaming, dining and entertainment experiences. This will include 1,800 slot machine stations, including a new bar with 28 “slot seats” (a first for Potawatomi) and an array of 4K TVs.
The project will also include an addition Rock and Bros, a restaurant co-founded by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS. The restaurant will be located off the Heavenly Corridor. It will also include a theater where live music will be performed.
Starbucks will open a location across from Rock & Brews opposite the Skywalk entrance. The Starbucks location will be full service, with beverage and food options.
The project will also include three new express service food and beverage stations. A new gift/convenience store has also been planned.
Another major new feature is the addition of an exclusive high-limit room. “This room promises to fuse the pinnacle of luxury and luxury,” says Potawatomi in a press release. From its upscale décor and in-flight service, to its handmade bar, theater and gourmet kitchen featuring a brick oven. Visitors will be treated to an experience they will not find anywhere else in the area. Guests will notice the energy from the new space the moment they enter the door. The upper corridor and entry area will feature modern décor, LED lighting, video walls and an audio system throughout the third floor.”
Construction of the renovation project is scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2023. Milwaukee Green Fire Management Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation, is collaborating with Gilbane Building Services as general contractors on the project. I-5 will serve as an architect.
“Since opening more than 30 years ago, the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has made it a priority to evolve and meet the needs of our guests,” said CEO and General Manager Dominic Ortiz. “This will not only elevate the brand, but will cement our long-standing position as the leading leisure destination in the region as the market becomes significantly more competitive. This is just the beginning. Exciting additional changes and new in-store amenities. The really best is yet to come.”
“Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin have been home to Pottawatomie for hundreds of years, and this project is another example of how we continue to invest and improve the communities we call home,” said Forest County Pottawatomie President Ned Daniels Jr. “We are excited to offer these new experiences to our guests and continue our role as the premier entertainment destination in Wisconsin.”
Earlier this year, Potawatomi reached an agreement with the state to add sports gambling to its casinos.