Nation | Tribe: Poarch Band of Creek Indians
100 River Oaks Drive
Wetumpka, Alabama 36092-3084
Wind Creek Wetumpka is a Native American casino located in Wetumpka, Alabama and owned by the Poarch Creek Indians.
The Wind Creek Casino in Wetumpka is located on the banks of the Coosa River just northeast of Montgomery on Highway 231. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians invested $246 million to build this new deluxe casino resort on their tribal land.
The grand opening of the Wind Creek Wetumpka was January 17, 2014.
The gaming floor in Wetumpka is 85,000 sq-ft and features a 16,000 gallon shark tank as the casino's centerpiece. A 20-story hotel is located adjacent to the casino and offers 283 guest rooms.
Wind Creek Casino in Atmore is one of seven casinos owned by the Poarch Creek Indians. The other casinos are Wind Creek Atmore in Atmore, AL, Wind Creek Montgomery in Montgomery, AL, Wind Creek Bethlehem in Pennsylvania, Wa She Shu Casino, a partnership in Northern Nevada, Wind Creek Aruba and Wind Creek Curacao.
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Open 24 hours daily
85,000-square- foot gaming floor
2,500 electronic gaming machines
Fire Steakhouse - Prime steaks and seafood dinners.
Grill - Open 24/7 serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Grill to Go - Open 24/7
AAA Four-Diamond hotel with Oasis Pool, Pool Spa, Pool Bar and cabanas for rent
April 16, 2014
July 11, 2012
WETUMPKA - Alabama's Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced plans today to construct a new deluxe casino resort on their Creek Casino property in Wetumpka. The grand opening is tentatively May 2013.
The $246 million resort will include a 90,000 square-foot gaming floor with 2,500 slot machines and a 20-story hotel tower with 285 luxury rooms and suites overlooking the Coosa River. The location is 9 miles northeast of Montgomery on Highway 231.
The announcement of this project was made in this press release:
"WETUMPKA, Ala., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plans were unveiled today to turn Wetumpka's Creek Casino into a deluxe resort that will attract tourists from around the country to the picturesque river town outside of Montgomery.
PCI Gaming Authority (PCIGA), the gaming enterprise owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, announced the project at a press conference on the building site today where construction has already begun on Wind Creek Wetumpka. It is slated to open in May of next year.
"We have set very high standards for our Wind Creek Casino and Hotel brand," noted Jay Dorris, President of PCIGA. "This is one of the most beautiful settings imaginable for this kind of first-class resort, and we want it to offer the same kind of quality experience that people have come to expect from Wind Creek in Atmore, which is one of the few hotels in our state with a Four Diamond rating."
The new resort will include a 20-story hotel tower with 285 luxuriously-appointed rooms and suites, all of which will overlook the Coosa River. The property will feature a 90,000 square foot gaming floor with more than 2,500 electronic gaming machines, a resort pool, and entertainment rooms suitable for large parties and corporate events.
Wind Creek Wetumpka will also feature a number of dining choices including a grill, a coffee shop, a snack bar, a fine dining restaurant, and a buffet that overlooks the Coosa River.
Like its predecessor, Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, the property is expected to be an economic engine in the surrounding area. It is estimated that 1,200 workers will be hired over the course of construction. Currently, Wetumpka's Creek Casino employs 400 full-time employees with benefits. Once completed, the new resort will generate another 600 jobs with benefits bringing the total to 1,000 full-time employees.
Source: PR News Wire
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