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The culinary team at Fortune Bay Resort Casino has put much effort into giving our guests a new and improved experience at the Tamarack Buffet. If you’ve visited us recently, you would have noticed the new renovation. The Tamarack got a new look with fresh paint, new rustic flooring, better lighting, and modern decorations.

“Guests can expect to see new artwork in the upcoming fall season, as well as improved changes to the salad and dessert stations,” said Fortune Bay’s Executive Chef Kirstie Kern. “These new aesthetic changes bring new energy to your dining experience. We are...

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Fortune Bay Resort Casino’s conference center was bustling with activity as nearly 400 logging officials gathered for the 2019 Associated Contract Loggers & Truckers (ACLT) Annual Meeting.

It was a full day of activities as several classes commenced including safe trucking program overview; safe trucking real-life accident and analysis, logging site security, which covered recent incidents, response and precautions.

“This year’s conference was record-breaking by every measure,” said ACLT Executive Director Scott Dane. “We sold out attendance wise, had great training...

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Fortune Bay Resort Casino is making strides in reducing our carbon footprint on the planet to help preserve natural resources for future generations. Here are three ways that are protecting the environment.

1. Replacing plastic with paper: Instead of offering traditional plastic bags, our gift shop and food restaurants are offering paper bags instead of plastic. Paper bags offer many eco-friendly benefits since they are both recyclable and biodegradable. The Gold Mine Grill will be looking to use compostable to-go containers in the near future....

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Attending a bridal show can be incredibly helpful to couples looking to get inspiration for their own wedding. Saturday, April 6th was a beautiful day to have a Wedding Show! Roughly 100 people came out for the show, which featured a $5,000 grand prize that could be used toward a wedding here at Fortune Bay. That prize was ultimately won by Erin Terrio, who had met with Events Sales Manager Krystal Brodeen earlier in the day. The Woodlands Ballroom was decorated to the hilt by Bridal Family Decorating out of Virginia, who handles the majority of wedding receptions here at Fortune Bay. In...

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Fortune Bay Resort Casino and the Vermilion Guides League hosted a “take a kid ice fishing event” on Lake Vermilion. Kids from schools in Tower and Nett Lake had a great time spending the whole day ice fishing! 1854 Treaty Authority was also in attendance and organized the kids from Nett Lake to enjoy the festivities. It was a great day filled with fishing, laughter, good food, and best of all, fun! Thank you to the Vermilion Guides League for helping us host this event and we hope to do it again soon!

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner and love is in the air. If you need a date night idea for a new crush or your longtime sweetheart, we've got some plans for you!

Let's be honest, the greeting card, chocolates, and flowers routine can get old real fast. Let's make this year a night to remember with some unexpected fun! If you bring a partner with you to the Sweet Hearts Blackjack Tournament, you will receive a $50 entry for two! Plus, you will receive 2 free drink coupons! If you two win the tournament, you will win a free delicious dinner for two to our Tamarack...

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Ring in the New Year with us at Fortune Bay Resort Casino as we have something for everyone as we say goodbye to 2018 and a big hello to 2019! Check out the copy below to read about some of the things we have in store to celebrate the new year!

Dinner:

Start the night out with an exquisite dinner for two at the Sunset Steakhouse for only $99! This delicious dinner will include two filet mignons, two Caesar salads, six pieces of shrimp, your choice of scampi or deep fried, two twice baked potatoes, sautéed asparagus, two glasses of wine and a shared dessert!...

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We recently reached out to many of our guests and asked them to participate in a survey for the Tamarack Buffet. We got many responses and appreciate your feedback!

We are currently taking all of these suggestions into consideration.

“Our guests can expect to see many changes soon,” said Executive Chef Kirstie Kern. “Many guests have mentioned bringing back ‘themed’ dinner nights. For example, Mexican food night and Asian food night. We haven’t quite worked out of all of the details, but we will be excited to share with you as soon as we do!”

Starting November 1st, the...

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We are excited to tell you about what’s new in the Sunset Steakhouse for the upcoming winter season!

Sunset Steakhouse Manager and Sous Chef Lucian Whitney have been working hard with our Executive Chef Kirstie Kern to bring our guests the best experience possible!

Even though our renovation process was completed earlier this summer, guests will still get to look forward to additional renovations in the future.

According to Whitney, management is currently looking into changing the atmosphere. There is talk about potentially expanding the bar area and other atheistic...

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It's no secret that Fortune Bay Resort Casino throws the area's biggest and best Halloween party every year and this year is no different!

To help you get into the spirit of things, here are our top 5 reasons you should attend Fortune Bay's Halloween Bash!

5. Halloween is Wednesday the 31st, but our party takes place Friday, October 26th so you can live it up in style and not have to worry about going to work the next day!

4. Our Halloween party is free and features live music by Kutdown! They really know how to wake the living dead so get here early so you don't miss any...

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