Dominic Ortiz, newly appointed chief executive officer of Potawatomi Casino | Hotel, first moved to Milwaukee in July 2021 after running a slew of prestigious casinos around the country. Read on to see how he’s been enjoying the 414 and learn why you should visit Potawatomi Casino | Hotel on your next trip to Milwaukee.


You’re brand new to Milwaukee. What’s been your favorite thing about living here so far?

I have lived in rural areas working for tribal nations across the U.S. It is just nice to be downtown in a vibrant, fun, and exciting city.


What’s your favorite thing about Potawatomi Casino | Hotel?

The attitude and overall support of team members from Potawatomi Casino | Hotel. Great longtime employees have welcomed me with open arms and made me feel at home.


What is your favorite dish at one of the amazing Potawatomi Casino | Hotel restaurants?

RuYi is extremely popular and, so far, my favorite is the Spicy Beef Salad.


What is your favorite game to play in the casino?

I enjoy live table games. You can usually find me on the blackjack or craps tables!


Why should someone from outside of Wisconsin visit Potawatomi Casino | Hotel?

Potawatomi Casino | Hotel has full-scale, Las Vegas-style gaming with spacious facilities, and the most luxurious hotel rooms in the region that offer stunning views of the Lake Michigan sunrise! Plus, we're only minutes away from the 2021 NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks and the MLB's Milwaukee Brewers' home turf.


What should Potawatomi Casino | Hotel visitors look forward to in 2022?

We are looking forward to reopening food and beverage offerings, expanding the available table games, and providing the latest and greatest slots the industry
has to offer.