Gun Lake Casino is owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians and is operated by the Tribe’s management partner, MPM Enterprises, LLC, owned by an affiliate of Station Casinos, Inc. and private investors from Michigan.
During this battle, the Native Americans involved fought with firearms, which they obtained in the fur trade with white men. Once the battle was over and the men declared peace, the chief of the winning tribe “ordered that the guns be thrown into the lake.” Thus, the name “ Gun Lake,” was born.
Gun Lake Casino originally opened its doors in February of 2011 with 83,000 square feet, which included 1,400 slot machines.
Gun Lake is located in Yankee Springs and Orangeville Township in Barry County, and in Wayland and Martin townships in Allegan County. It is 2,680 acres in size, covering more than four sections of area.
Lake Michigan is the third largest of the Great Lakes (when measured by water surface) and the only Great Lake located entirely in the United States. Its name is derived from the Ojibwa Indian word mishigami, meaning large lake.
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS: Indoor smoking is not permitted inside Gun Lake Casino.
Gun Lake Casino is located off Exit 61 on U.S. 131, halfway between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. The casino features more than 2,200 slot machines, 47 table games, a 14-table poker room, a 225-seat café, and a 300-seat buffet, along with bars, lounges, and live entertainment.
GUN LAKE CASINO EXTENDS CLOSURE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The top priority for Gun Lake Casino remains the health and safety of our guests and team members – and the best interest of this community is at the core of every thought-out decision made. “We have been working quickly to adapt to the growing Coronavirus pandemic.
Gun Lake County Park is a day use park located on the west shore of beautiful Gun Lake. This little four acre park has over 450 feet of beach, a playground, a basketball court, picnic tables, grills, a pavilion, and modern restroom facilities. Most of these amenities are ADA accessible.
Gun Lake is located in Yankee Springs and Orangeville Township in Barry County, and in Wayland and Martin townships in Allegan County. It is 2,680 acres in size, covering more than four sections of the area.