Miccosukee Tribe Ready to Break Ground for New Casino Opening this Fall

Miami, FL – August 15, 2023 – The Miccosukee Tribe is expanding its footprint and adding a new casino to its portfolio of enterprises. The latest addition to the Tribe’s gaming operations will be located at the Miccosukee Service Plaza on I-75, Exit 49 and Snake Road in Ochopee, Florida. Construction is set to commence on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, with a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:30 AM at the Service Plaza.

Travelers, locals, and gaming enthusiasts will fuel up on fun and jackpots at the Miccosukee Service Plaza Casino, slated to open in Fall 2023, featuring 150 of the newest slot machines in a non-smoking environment with an elegant design and 8,500 square feet of entertainment space. For the development of this project, the Tribe is partnering with national architecture and engineering design firm CPH and Florida-based construction company 2 Brothers Contracting LLC.

The groundbreaking ceremony will include presentations by the Miccosukee Tribal Business Council, casino executives, and construction partners who will provide further details on this exciting new venture, part of a multi-million-dollar expansion of the Miccosukee Tribe’s operations. One-on-one interviews will take place following the official event. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, visit Miccosukee.com, and follow us on social media @miccosukee.casino.resort.


The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida first ventured into the gaming industry when they opened the Miccosukee Indian Bingo Hall in 1990. Nine years later, after much success and high demand, they established a complete resort and gaming facility boasting over 1,800 slot machines, 20 live-action Poker tables, Bingo, and entertainment, 24/7. Located at the edge of the Everglades at 500 SW 177 Ave, Miccosukee Casino & Resort is a world-class hotel with modernized suites, ancillary amenities, and excellent eateries ranging from deli favorites to fine dining. For reservations and information, call 1-877-242-6464 or visit Miccosukee.com.