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People in the news: Nov. 21, 2022
Here are the staffing announcements from the Nov. 21, 2022 print edition.
People in the News: Aug. 29, 2022
People in the News: A roundup of new hires, promotions and awards in West Michigan.
Gun Lake Casino breaks ground on $300M expansion with resort-style ‘aquadome’ venue
WAYLAND — Gun Lake Casino today officially broke ground on its $300 million expansion that includes a 15-story hotel and multi-purpose “aquadome” enclosed pool space that will double as a nightlife venue.
Newly promoted Gun Lake Casino CEO outlines vision for continued expansion
WAYLAND — In his four and a half years running Gun Lake Casino, Sal Semola has been an architect of growth in helping the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians strategically expand and solidify its gaming enterprise.
Gun Lake Casino renames 20 Monroe Live to GLC Live at 20 Monroe
GRAND RAPIDS — Downtown Grand Rapids venue 20 Monroe Live has been renamed to GLC Live at 20 Monroe after Gun Lake Casino became the new name-in-title sponsor.
MiBiz Growth Report: April 25, 2021
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 25, 2021.
Gun Lake Casino announces $300M expansion
WAYLAND — The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, or Gun Lake Tribe, will add a hotel and resort amenities as part of a $300 million expansion planned at its Gun Lake Casino, the tribe announced today.
Sports betting set to launch at Gun Lake Casino
WAYLAND — Sports betting will kick off at Gun Lake Casino on Saturday with the formal launch of the Wayland-based casino’s new Stage 131 Sportsbook and Lounge.
Pandemic deals major financial, cultural blow to Michigan tribes
More than four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan’s 12 federally recognized tribes have fared better from a health care perspective than many other Native American tribes nationally.
Michigan tribes face ‘circular exclusion’ from key minority business certification
As a citizen of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians and CEO of its non-gaming enterprise, Kurtis Trevan wants to leverage other corporations’ diversity and inclusion goals to the economic benefit of his fellow tribe members, as well as further the tribe’s own inclusionary spending.
Michigan tribes make early moves as online gaming, sports betting takes shape
Michigan officials are still months away from finalizing rules on internet gaming and sports betting, but some Michigan-based Native American tribes are taking early steps to participate in the newly legalized industry.
Growth Report: Oct. 26, 2019
MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 26, 2019.
Gun Lake Casino plans $100 million expansion
WAYLAND — A 72,000-square-foot expansion at Gun Lake Casino will allow the operation to grow its gaming, restaurant and entertainment options.
After participating in Blackford acquisition, Gun Lake Investments eyes more deals
Blackford Capital’s latest deal brought a new investment partner to the table: Gun Lake Investments, the economic development arm of the Gun Lake Tribe.
Prevailing wage, online gambling among Legislature’s finished, unfinished business
June was a busy month for the Michigan Legislature.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Tribes invest in economic diversification via M&A, real estate deals
Across West Michigan, Native American tribes have started to hang out their own shingle in enterprises that move them away from the familiar tribal-owned casino.
MiBiz Growth Report: March 6, 2017
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for March 6, 2017:
• M&A: American Grease Stick Co. of Muskegon was acquired last year by 3 Rivers Capital, a Pittsburgh, Pa.-based private equity firm. A manufacturer of branded automotive fluid transfer lines and related products for the automotive aftermarket industry, AGS has operations in Muskegon and the U.K. The company, which was founded in 1931, sells products through a variety of aftermarket retailers, including Advanced Auto Parts, AutoZone and Pep Boys, according to a statement. 3 Rivers purchased the company for $10 million from the Rosen family, according to a report in the Pittsburgh Business Times. The deal was backed by $9.75 million in subordinated debt and an equity co-investment from PNC Mezzanine Capital. JP Morgan Chase also provided debt financing for the transaction. Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe LLC of Pittsburgh served as legal counsel to 3 Rivers Capital. The sellers worked with investment banker Stout Risius Ross Inc. of Chicago.
Gun Lake Casino details $76 million expansion
The Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority has outlined plans for a $76 million expansion of its Gun Lake Casino south of Grand Rapids.