Gun Lake Casino Announces Poker RoomCDC Newswire · May 10, 2018 at 3:25 pm(Wayland, Mich.) – Gun Lake Casino announced plans today to build a poker room, which is slated to open late summer of this year.The 14-table non-smoking room will occupy the space that was once leased by Johnny Rockets and Villa Pizza, which includes 3,500 square-feet in space, and will be constructed by a local contractor, FCC Construction Inc. Johnny Rockets and Villa Pizza’s lease concluded this past December, which offered the space for this new amenity. The Gun Lake Tribe and casino has done extensive research to determine market demands.“We are thrilled to offer this new amenity to our guests,” commented Sal Semola, president & chief operating officer for Gun Lake Casino. “The Gun Lake Tribe has done an incredible job listening to our guests and community, which this new poker room is attributed to.”The poker room will offer nearly 100 additional jobs, including dealers, supervisors, and managers. Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.GunLakeCasino.com/Careers. New dealers will initially learn blackjack, completing a free-training, prior to promotion to the poker room. On average, new full-time dealers can expect to make up to $43,000 annually, with free health insurance, free shift meals, among many other benefits.The new poker room will open just prior to the 475,000 square-foot parking structure, which was announced at the end of 2017, with an anticipated completion date of October 2018.