Four Winds Casino Resort Becomes "The Happiest Place on Earth" for Its Employees

Four Winds Celebrates Its Employees With Cash, Prizes, Gift Cards and an All Inclusive Walt Disney World Vacation

NEW BUFFALO, MI--(Marketwire - April 1, 2009) - As part of its ACES Employee Spring Celebration, an employee appreciation program recognizing quality guest service, Four Winds Casino Resort randomly awarded 27 employees with a share of $3,000 in cash and $2,000 in Four Winds gift cards. One lucky employee, Deborah Williams, a players club supervisor, took home the grand prize of an all inclusive Walt Disney World® vacation worth more than $4,500 in cash, plus paid time off.

The Employee Spring Celebration was developed by Four Winds management to reward employees as part of its ACES program. ACES is Four Winds' unique guest service philosophy for employees that ensures 100 percent guest satisfaction. ACES requires that all employees appreciate guests, consistently deliver quality service, exceed expectations and strive to build loyalty.

"Four Winds Casino Resort is excited to celebrate the employees that bring the Four Winds experience to life," said Matt Harkness, general manager, Four Winds Casino Resort. "Their hard work and dedication to customer service does not go unnoticed and this program is just one of many ways to thank them. It's rewarding to be surrounded by such an exceptional group of people."

"I cannot believe that I won a trip to Disney World and am completely overwhelmed," said Deborah Williams, players club supervisor, Four Winds Casino Resort. "This trip will be the second vacation I have been on in the last 15 years, so it's safe to say that I am really excited. I plan on enjoying the Disney experience with my best friend, my husband."

Bus Service

Round trip chartered bus service to Four Winds Casino Resort is available from several locations in Chicago, Northern Indiana, and Western and Central Michigan. Schedules, bonus packages and directions are available by calling (866) 711-1997 or at


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About Four Winds Casino Resort

Four Winds Casino Resort is owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and is located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Mich. Managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc., the resort offers 130,000 square feet of gaming with 3,000 slot machines and a large selection of table games including poker. It also features five restaurants, entertainment bars and retail venues, and a 165-room hotel, making it a premier destination resort for Midwest tourism. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. More information can be found at

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