Historically, Four Winds Casinos has supported responsible gaming through a grant to help spread awareness and placed an advertisement for the National Council on Problem Gambling’s helpline number in local newspapers.
The Michigan Association on Problem Gambling recognizes the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish band of the Potawatomi Indians and Gun Lake Casino for being the first Native American Tribe to join MAPG in May of 2011. In addition to becoming a member, Gun Lake Casino supported the training of its supervisors and other casino employees on how to recognize and respond to patrons for whom gambling is no longer just a form of entertainment. The initial training was in 2011, and Gun Lake has continues to train their employees about the importance of responsible gaming.
The Michigan Association on Problem Gambling recognizes the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians and the FireKeepers Casino for their commitment to their customers. In 2010, FireKeepers Casino supported the training of their supervisors and other casino employees to recognize customers for whom gambling is no longer just a form of recreation. They adopted MAPG educational materials including a ‘rack card’ which lists behaviors which might indicate gambling is no longer and enjoyable form of entertainment. In April of 2013, FireKeepers Casino became an organizational member of MAPG.
The Michigan Bureau of State Lottery is an organizational member of MAPG. The Lottery employs a Responsible Gaming Manager to oversee its responsible gaming program and ensure that industry best practices are being followed by all levels of the organization.