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Tribal Council Media Statement

Welch, MN. (March 17, 2020) Treasure Island Resort & Casino will close temporarily beginning at 9 p.m. on March 17, 2020. The closure is intended to help slow the potential spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota and is expected to last for at least two weeks, after which time the situation will be reevaluated. We are … Continued

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John Fogerty will be Live at the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (March 3, 2020)  The American musician, singer-songwriter and classic rock icon John Fogerty brings his distinctive sound and hits to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Friday, July 10. As the lead singer and lead guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty’s prolific songwriting helped pen some of the most memorable songs in rock … Continued

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Rascal Flatts’ “Life is a Highway” farewell tour with special guests announced for Treasure Island 2020 Summer Concert Series

Welch, Minn. (February 17, 2020) The trio of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney, who are the framework for the unforgettable country band Rascal Flatts, are making their farewell tour this summer. They will be part of the 2020 Summer Concert Series at the Treasure Island Amphitheater on Friday, July 31. Since their … Continued

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Gabriel Iglesias’ “Beyond the Fluffy World Tour – Go Big or Go Home” comes to The Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (February 10, 2020) The stand-up comedy of Gabriel Iglesias is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. He will bring this unique and animated comedy style that has made him popular among fans of all ages to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Saturday, … Continued

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Trampled by Turtles and Wilco join the Treasure Island 2020 Summer Concert Series

Welch, Minn. (January 27, 2020) The American folk-rock band Trampled by Turtlesand alternative rock group Wilco will be part of the 2020 Summer Concert Series at the Treasure Island Amphitheater on Saturday, September 19. Hailing from Duluth, Minnesota, Trampled by Turtles bring their celebrated sound of signature harmonies, the lightning fast speed of their playing … Continued

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Alice Cooper’s “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour to stop at the Treasure Island Amphitheater

Welch, Minn. (January 21, 2020)  Experience a rock show like no other when Alice Cooper brings his “Ol’ Black Eyes is Back” tour with Tesla, Blue Öyster Cult and Lita Ford to the 2020 Summer Concert Series at the Treasure Island Amphitheater on Friday, June 12. Considered by many as “The Godfather of Shock Rock,” Cooper has … Continued

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Christopher Cross 40th Anniversary comes to the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (January 13, 2020) Christopher Cross is one of the most successful adult contemporary artists and helped define contemporary radio with his distinctive smooth voice and sophisticated ballads and he will be here at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on April 18. Christopher Cross made history with his 1980 self-titled debut album, winning five … Continued

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Matchbox Twenty with special guest The Wallflowers will join the Treasure Island 2020 Summer Concert Series

Welch, Minn. (January 13, 2020)  Alternative rock groups, Matchbox Twenty and The Wallflowers will be part of the 2020 Summer Concert Series live at the Treasure Island Amphitheater. The concert is slated for September 4. Matchbox Twenty is a multi-platinum selling band from Florida, led by frontman Rob Thomas on lead vocals. The band’s RIAA-Diamond … Continued

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Matthew and Gunnar Nelson present Ricky Nelson Remembered Live at the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (December  16, 2019)  Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson, star in this show celebrating the amazing career of their legendary father and they perform here at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on May 8. The Ricky Nelson Remembered show is a unique … Continued

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The Rocket Man Show comes to the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (December  16, 2019)  Hand-picked by Elton John himself, Rus Anderson performs as a young Elton John in The Rocket Man Show – driving a night of Elton’s greatest hits with spot on vocals and fierce piano playing as he performs at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on April 25. In the show, Rus … Continued

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Foreigner – Live at the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (December  3, 2019)  Foreigner’s brand of an electrifying mix of blues and impeccable crafted pop continues to captivate generation after generation of music fans and they bring their hits to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on March 13. With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the … Continued

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Treasure Island to host Native American Heritage Celebration

Welch, Minn. (November 21, 2019) Celebrate Native American Heritage Day with the Prairie Island Indian Community at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on November 29.  Join us as we conclude Native American Heritage Month with a daylong celebration in the Island Event Center. The celebration will include a Crafts & Art Market showcasing handmade goods … Continued

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Terry Fator; The Voice of Entertainment, will come to the Island Event Center

Welch, MN (October 22, 2019) Terry Fator became a household name in 2007 when he won Season 2 of “America’s Got Talent” with his unique brand of entertainment that combines singing, comedy and unparalleled celebrity impressions. He will be live in the Island Event Center at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on May 9. After … Continued

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Comedy’s King of Props, Carrot Top comes to the Island Event Center

Welch, MN (October 22, 2019) Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson has been making audiences around the world laugh for more than three decades and he will perform live in the Island Event Center at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on March 21. Becoming a pop culture icon is a difficult thing to achieve but Carrot Top … Continued

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Chicago will come to the Island Event Center

Welch, MN (October 14, 2019) The legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago will perform live in the Island Event Center at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on April 11. As an American group from Chicago, IL, with a jazz and rock influence, Chicago had a steady stream of hits throughout the 1970s and … Continued

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Lucky Player Wins Bingo Millions Mini Jackpot at Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Welch, Minn. (October 10, 2019) Treasure Island Resort & Casino announced that a lucky guest recently won $100,000 while playing the Gaming Arts Bingo Millions 5 Combo in Island Bingo at the casino. Cynthia, the lucky winner, was playing the Bingo Millions 5 Combo when she won the bingo jackpot by hitting her coverall on … Continued

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PRAIRIE ISLAND INDIAN COMMUNITY AND TREASURE ISLAND RESORT & CASINO TO ASSIST FEDERAL WORKERS

Welch, Minn. (January 23, 2019)  The Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino will be assisting federal workers by collecting non-perishable foods at Treasure Island Center in St Paul and at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch. Treasure Island will be working with two groups to distribute the items – Second … Continued

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PRAIRIE ISLAND INDIAN COMMUNITY AND EBENEZER MANAGEMENT SERVICES ANNOUNCE OPENING OF TINTA WITA TIPI SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY IN WELCH, MINNESOTA

PRAIRIE ISLAND INDIAN COMMUNITY AND EBENEZER MANAGEMENT SERVICES ANNOUNCE OPENING OF TINTA WITA TIPI SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY IN WELCH, MINNESOTA First such senior living community in the state incorporates culture into care for aging community members in the region Welch, Minn. (August 1, 2018) The Prairie Island Indian Community, a federally recognized Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe, … Continued

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Treasure Island Resort & Casino opens second largest hotel in Minnesota

Welch, Minn. (December 5, 2017) Treasure Island Resort & Casino cut the ribbon today on its $86 million hotel expansion making it the second largest hotel in Minnesota. The expansion adds 306 rooms to the property for a total of 788. The new hotel space is actually two towers adding 185,000 square feet to Treasure … Continued

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MINNESOTA SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE LEGACY FUND AWARDS PRAIRIE ISLAND INDIAN COMMUNITY WITH A GRANT TO BUILD A NEW PLAYSPACE IN UPPER ISLAND AT DAKOTA CIRCLE

WELCH, MN – The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund today awarded a $100,000 grant to the Prairie Island Indian Community (PIIC) to help create a culturally-relevant recreation space and establish one of the first community gathering areas in a neighborhood a few miles from the main reservation. The PIIC is working closely … Continued

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Treasure Island receives Prestigious Industry Award Nomination

Red Wing, Minn. (September 8, 2017) Treasure Island Resort & Casino has been nominated in the category of national casino of the year by the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA). The International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) is comprised of live entertainment industry professionals. These industry professionals include agents, venue managers, artist managers and talent buyers. … Continued

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Treasure Island assists with Hurricane Harvey relief

Red Wing, MN (September 6, 2017) The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has and will continue to displace thousands of people in the 32 declared disaster counties in Texas due to catastrophic flooding. Tens of thousands of those are living in shelters and other temporary housing where basic needs are urgently being met. Many of those … Continued

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Prairie Island Indian Community Breaks Ground on Elder Assisted Living Center

Welch, MN (June 1, 2017) The Prairie Island Indian Community, a federally-recognized Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe, broke ground today on an elder assisted living center that will serve members of the Tribal community. The 38,000 square foot single story building will be located on 18 acres of Tribal land located in Welch. The design and operation … Continued

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POWERED BY GREENTUBE PRO, TREASURE ISLAND RESORT & CASINO LAUNCHES NEXT-GEN SOCIAL CASINO PLATFORM

Social Casino Designed to Meet Modern Player Demands While Drawing them to Property New York, NY; April 5, 2016 – Greentube and the Prairie Island Indian Community, a federally-recognized Indian Tribe, today announced that they have launched playTIcasino – their next-generation social casino platform for the Tribe’s Minnesota-based property, Treasure Island Resort & Casino. “We … Continued

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Treasure Island a Founding Partner of Timberwolves and Lynx

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx have announced a newly-formed group of Founding Partners; five companies that along with team partnerships will have a lasting presence in the renovated Target Center. The partners are U.S. Bank, Federated Insurance, Jack Link’s, TCL and Treasure Island Resort & Casino. This is the first time the … Continued

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