Gun Lake Casino Commits More Than $704,000 in Quarterly Bonuses to Team Members

Gun Lake Casino (GLC), a premiere employer in Allegan County, announced it is providing over $704,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in July, a reward for their continuous support and dedication. Since 2011, GLC has rewarded over $18 million through quarterly bonus programs to its team members.

“Gun Lake Casino has continued to build our reputation as a premiere entertainment destination and employer in West Michigan. The dedication of our team and their commitment to our mission is undeniable,” said Sal Semola, president and chief operating officer for Gun Lake Casino. “As we quickly approach the grand opening of our latest expansion, we are truly grateful for the remarkable efforts of our entire team. Our quarterly bonuses are one way we display our appreciation for the constant efforts of the one thousand Team Members we employ.”

“Gun Lake Tribe is honored to employ the best of the best at Gun Lake Casino. Each and every Team Member has shown great resilience and dedication throughout the past year and a half,” said Tribal Chairman, Bob Peters. “This quarterly bonus is a token of appreciation from the Tribal Council and all Gun Lake Tribal Citizens for the hard work the Team Members put in each and every day, our way of saying ‘Chi Miigwech’.”

Employment Opportunities

Gun Lake Casino’s continued growth provides the promise of additional employment opportunities to the local community. The approaching completion of Gun Lake Casino’s $100 million expansion has created a variety of job positions, open immediately. Roles are available in multiple departments for all experience levels, providing choices for many job seekers.

On Tuesday, July 27, a hiring party will occur in Gun Lake Casino’s parking lot, located at 1123 129th Avenue, Wayland, MI 49348. Open interviews will take place from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The event will feature musical entertainment, free food, and giveaways for attendees.

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Team Member Benefits

At Gun Lake Casino, all team members enjoy a premier benefits package, setting the foundation for career and personal success every step of the way. In addition to quarterly bonus programs, Gun Lake Casino’s benefits package includes:

  • Three weeks of paid vacation.
  • Industry leading wages. For all non-tipped positions, a minimum $14 starting wage, and for all tipped positions there is a starting wage of $7.40 per hour plus tips.
  • $500 internal team member referral program.
  • Free health care including dental, vision, and medical benefits.
  • Free shift meals for team members.
  • A 401(k) program where all employer contributions are 100% vested immediately.
  • Annual tuition reimbursement of up to $10,000.

Nissan Kicks – Team Member Car Giveaway

To further demonstrate appreciation for team member contributions, Gun Lake Casino will host a drawing December 8, 2021 for a brand new 2022 Nissan Kicks, valued over $20,000.

All eligible team members, hired by October 1, 2021, and in good standing as of December 1, 2021 will be included in the drawing. The winning team member may also choose a cash option of $14,000 if they prefer. The vehicle will be provided by Cole Nissan from Kalamazoo.