Firekeepers casino and hotel to temporarily close

Posted at 10:05 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 22:10:56-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Sunday evening, Firekeepers Casino and Hotel announced that they will be closing their doors at 3 a.m. on Monday, March 16, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The primary focus from the leadership of FireKeepers Casino Hotel is to protect the health and safety of guests and team members facing the spread of the pandemic.

"We are taking this action as responsible business leaders within the Michigan community and as one of the largest employers in the region," said the casino and hotel released in a statement. "We will continue to monitor and comply with all orders, directives, instructions and/or recommendations made by government agencies and will advise guests once a reopen date has been established."

As said in the statement, no reopening date has been released, but fans of Firekeepers can track the re-opening by checking in regularily at