Kraus-Anderson Completes 9,500 SF Casino for Ponca Tribe in Carter Lake, Iowa
CARTER LAKE, IOWA — Kraus-Anderson Construction has completed the first phase of Prairie Flower Casino on behalf of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. The 9,500-square-foot gaming facility is located in Carter Lake, a northwest suburb of Omaha. The property will include 200 slot-style games and a full-service bar. Approximately 100 individuals will be employed at the casino. The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has nearly 4,300 tribal citizens, with almost half of them residing in the states of Iowa and Nebraska. The name Prairie Flower has a special meaning to the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. Standing Bear, a former tribe chief circa 1879, had a daughter named Prairie Flower who passed away during the tribe’s forced relocation to Oklahoma.