A star in the community through charity.

White Earth Nation supports the Native American tradition of giving back to the community through donations to local events and organizations. Shooting Star is proudly owned and successfully operated by the White Earth Nation.

To request a non-monetary donation, download a form here. Or email for more information.

Shooting Star Scholarship 2018-2019

In an effort to support higher education within the White Earth Nation, Shooting Star has founded the Shooting Star Scholarship, to raise money for scholarships to be awarded to White Earth members and descendants seeking post-secondary education. Download an application form here.

A limited number of $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, each student must meet the following criteria:

Midwest Gaming & Travel Magazine Honors Casino. After tabulating the votes from its readers, Midwest Gaming & Travel announced that Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event CenterSM received top honors in seven categories.

Readers picked Shooting Star as the best in the Favorite Poker Room, Best Poker Tournaments, Most Comfortable Poker Room, Most Friendly Staff, Most Knowledgeable Staff, Best Direct Mail and Best Cash Back categories.

"To receive these awards is an honor; we are grateful to the readers of Midwest Gaming & Travel for recognizing the hard work of our staff," said Liz Anderson, general manager. "We are especially proud of the Best Cash Back award because we worked hard to redesign the program to better serve our patrons."

The awards are voted on by readers of Midwest Gaming & Travel magazine, which serves casino-goers in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin, as well as selected cities in neighboring states.

Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event CenterSM is proudly owned and successfully operated by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe. Its unique poker room, 1,100 slots, 16 blackjack tables, upscale convention facility, and 390 hotel guest rooms and suites make Shooting Star one of Minnesota's premier gaming destinations. Shooting Star CasinoSM is located 35 miles north of Detroit Lakes on Highway 59.

For more information on upcoming events and entertainment, visit or call 1-800-313-7469 for show times and dates.


7th Annual Shooting Star Scholarship Golf Tournament

Friday, June 15, 2018

Download Scholarship Application form, click here.


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