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Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Kentucky Derby Festivities Begin Tomorrow

Potawatomi is still the only place in town you can place a wager on the Derby and Friday’s prestigious Kentucky Oaks.

By - May 2nd, 2019 02:27 pm

MILWAUKEE (May 2, 2019) – The field is set for the 145th Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, but the odds-on favorite for fun in Milwaukee is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s annual festivities surrounding the “Run For the Roses.”

Potawatomi is still the only place in town you can place a wager on the Derby and Friday’s prestigious Kentucky Oaks.

Friday, May 3

Off-track betting room opens at 8:30 a.m. for Kentucky Oaks wagering and advance wagering on Kentucky Derby.

Saturday, May 4

  • Wagering and viewing availability in three locations
    • Off-track betting room opens at 8:30 a.m.
    • Northern Lights Theater opens at 9:00 a.m. (Featuring 20-foot screen)
    • Tribal Room opens at Noon
  • Hat Contest
    • 3:30 p.m. in Northern Lights Theater
    • Grand prize is $300
  • Kentucky Derby begins at approximately 5:50 p.m.

For more information check out our Kentucky Derby page at paysbig.com

About Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Set in the heart of Milwaukee, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is Wisconsin’s premier entertainment destination, offering guests the best in gaming, dining and entertainment. The property features six award-winning restaurants, the intimate 500-seat Northern Lights Theater and more than 60,000 sq. feet of event space. A 381-room, 19-story hotel opened in August 2014, with another hotel tower opening this summer. To discover more visit www.paysbig.com.

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