SOURCE: Dresner Corporate Services

March 05, 2007 16:22 ET

Four Winds Casino Resort Selects Dresner Corporate Services for Public Relations

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 5, 2007 -- Dresner Corporate Services, Inc. (DCS), a strategic communications agency, announced today that it has been retained for public relations and special events by the Four Winds Casino Resort scheduled to open in New Buffalo, Michigan in early August of this year. Situated near Lake Michigan approximately 75 miles east of Chicago on I-94, the Four Winds Casino Resort is owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. The Casino is managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: LACO), a leader in the development and management of casinos and related entertainment facilities in various gaming jurisdictions, including Indian-owned casinos.

"Dresner Corporate Services has the wide-ranging experience in public relations and special events to support the development and launch of what will be one of the premier gaming resorts in the Midwest," said Mike Montross, vice president of marketing for Lakes Entertainment, Inc. "We believe that Dresner will be a vital resource in telling our story to the marketplace as the Four Winds Casino Resort becomes one of the leading brands in the industry."

"The Four Winds Casino Resort will deliver a unique, premier gaming resort experience in the Chicago, Indiana and Michigan markets," said Steve Carr, managing director, Dresner Corporate Services. "Our team is thrilled to be working with such a high-quality organization seeking to develop a distinctive brand promise."

About the Four Winds Casino Resort

Four Winds Casino Resort is on I-94 at Michigan Exit 1 in New Buffalo Township. It will be the only land-based casino within 150 miles of the Southwest Michigan area. Managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. for the Pokagon Band, the resort will offer 130,000 square feet of gaming floor with 3,000 slot machines, 100 table games, and poker tables. It will also feature six restaurants, entertainment bars and retail opportunities, making the 165-room suite hotel a destination resort for Midwest tourism. Four Winds Resort Casino is expected to open in August 2007 and employ 2,000 people. More information can be found at

About Dresner Corporate Services

Dresner Corporate Services (DCS) is a strategic communications firm specializing in public and investor relations. DCS is focused on delivering tangible, measurable results leading to a superior return on investment for its clients. Through a structured process emphasizing a balance of quantitative and qualitative analysis, the agency helps its clients clarify and package their messages, then target audiences in investment, business and consumer marketplaces. DCS is affiliated with Dresner Partners, a NASD registered middle-market investment bank which provides financial advisory services including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger & acquisition advisory, and valuation and strategic consulting. More information is available at

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