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:

First place awards include “Favorite Poker Room,” “Best Slot Attendants,” and “Best Cash Back” in Midwest Gaming & Travel magazine’s annual awards program

 MAHNOMEN, MINN. - Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center, located at 777 Casino Road in Mahnomen, Minnesota, has won 10 awards in Midwest Gaming & Travel magazine’s 2011 “Readers’ Choice” Awards program.

The annual awards are selected by Midwest Gaming & Travel magazine 50,000+ readers, ranking their favorite Native American casinos in a number of categories based on their experiences during the preceding 12 months. Awards won by Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center include:

1st place

·         Favorite Poker Room

·         Best Slot Attendants

·         Best Cash Back


2nd place

·         Most Comfortable Poker Room

·         Favorite Casual Dining Restaurant - Whispering Winds

·         Best Poker Tournaments


3rd place

·         Friendliest Dealers

·         Most Friendly Staff

·         Most Knowledgeable/Helpful Staff

·         Best Spa/Health Club/Fitness Center - Sereniitee Spa

Results of the Midwest Gaming & Travel “Readers’ Choice” Awards will be published in the magazine’s August 2011 issue.


7th Annual Shooting Star Scholarship Golf Tournament

Friday, June 15, 2018

Download Scholarship Application form, click here.


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