BLACKBIRD BEND CASINO CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

BLACKBIRD BEND CASINO CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

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NEARLY THREE YEARS AFTER FLOODING ON THE MISSOURI RIVER FORCED THE CLOSURE OF CASINO OMAHA NEAR ONAWA, THE OMAHA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA CELEBRATED THE GRAND OPENING OF A NEW CASINO.

THE NEW BLACKBIRD BEND CASINO WAS OFFICIALLY DEDICATED IN A CEREMONY FRIDAY MORNING.

C-E-O KURT SCHMIDT SAYS THE CASINO OFFERS GREAT NEW MODERN GAMING AND DINING FACILITIES:


OC….BUFFET DINING. :24

BLACKBIRD BEND ALSO HAS A BAR AND A GIFT SHOP IN THE FACILITY.

SCHMIDT SAYS THE NEW CASINO ADDS 140 NEW JOBS TO THE AREA ECONOMY TO BRING TOTAL EMPLOYMENT TO OVER 200:


OC…SIOUX CITY AS WELL. ;14

SCHMIDT SAYS BLACKBIRD BEND WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND ITS FACILITIES IN THE FUTURE:


OC……EARLY SUMMER. :14

THE OMAHA TRIBE HAD BEEN OPERATING A SMALL CASINO WHILE BLACKBIRD BEND WAS BEING CONSTRUCTED.

THE NEW CASINO IS JUST OFF INTERSTATE-29 EXIT 112 ON 210TH STREET NEAR ONAWA.