Snoop Dogg Coming to Wisconsin’s Potawatomi Hotel and Casino

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Alan Campbell

Updated by Alan Campbell

Last Updated 15th May 2024, 10:04 AM

Snoop Dogg Coming to Wisconsin’s Potawatomi Hotel and Casino

Snoop Dogg to headline Potawatomi Casino's new concert series on June 15. (Image: INSTAR Images LLC / Alamy)

Wisconsin casino destination Potawatomi Hotel and Casino will be kicking off its new Amplified Concert Series on June 15 with a performance from rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and all-around media personality Snoop Dogg.

The 500-room property owned and operated by the federally-recognized Forest County Potawatomi Community revealed tickets for this outdoor event are already on sale and should sell out soon.

Wisconsin Wonder

The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino recently completed a renovation to add a 14-table poker room and a Las Vegas-style sportsbook to its already substantial 150,000 sq ft casino, which features an array of around 3,000 slots alongside nearly 100 gaming tables.

Opened in 1991, the downtown Milwaukee venue also hosts eight food and beverage outlets, a 1,350-seat bingo hall and the 30,000 sq ft Potawatomi Event Center.

Performance Particulars

The Chief Executive Officer for the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, Dominic Ortiz, explained that the Snoop Dogg concert is slated to take place in the temporary Potawatomi Amplified venue situated in the vacant lot immediately to the west of his property. 

He detailed the former site of an abattoir run by Cargill Incorporated could well accommodate as many as 4,800 concertgoers and is to also feature 40 picnic tables, a pair of double-decker VIP tents and an array of mobile food and beverage outlets.

“This year will be one of the most exciting summers the city has experienced and we wanted to give the people of Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin one more reason to visit the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino,” Ortiz said.

Tranquil Travel

Ortiz went on to assert the 200,000 sq ft Potawatomi Amplified facility will offer ‘a range of seating’ with revellers being able to utilize the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s 4,500-spot parking structure for free. 

He stated his venue additionally intends to operate ‘VIP parking and a rideshare lane’ so as to make sure partygoers can access the event safely and untroubled.

“We are rolling out Potawatomi Amplified, the temporary venue, to host three summer and early autumn concerts and we think people will be really excited when they hear the names we plan to announce,” Ortiz said. 

“The July and August concert headliners will be released at a later date.”

Iconic Individual

Snoop Dogg first shot to global fame in 1993 following the release of his debut studio album, Doggystyle, which went on to achieve multi-platinum status with sales of over eleven million copies. 

The Long Beach native has subsequently released 18 further collections, been nominated for 16 Grammy Awards and appeared in over 40 films.

In addition to his extensive work in music and film, Snoop Dogg has a reputation as a serious businessman via his involvement with the Snoopadelic Films production enterprise, Shiller Web3 company, Eaze cannabis delivery startup and Gangsta Gaming League eSports venture. 

As if this wasn’t enough, the Californian furthermore owns the influential Death Row Records label, serves as the Executive Creative and Strategic Consultant for Def Jam Recordings, and runs the Merry Jane digital media business.


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Alan Campbell
Alan Campbell

Alan Campbell has been reporting on the global gambling industry ever since graduating from university in the late-1990s with degrees in journalism, English and history. Now headquartered in the northern English city of Sheffield, he has written on a plethora of topics, companies, regulatory developments and technological innovations for a large number of traditional and digital publications from around the planet.

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