North Star Mohican Casino Resort Appoints New General Manager

Press Release

Date: May 27, 2021

For Immediate Release

Contact: Karly Curtin

North Star Mohican Casino Resort Appoints New General Manager

BOWLER, WISCONSIN – North Star Mohican Casino Resort is pleased to announce    that Eric McLester has been selected as the new Casino General Manager, effective as of May 24, 2021.

McLester, an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation, brings over 30 years of tribal business and gaming experience to North Star Casino Resort. McLester’s education includes a B.A. in Human Development from UW-Green Bay and graduate degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Silver Lake College.

Eric’s experience includes serving as the General Manager at Odawa Casino in Petoskey, MI, Assistant General Manager for Oneida Casino and most recently, Oneida Retail General Manager. McLester has developed a strong understanding of the gaming industry and excels in the areas of strategic planning and casino expansions. 

McLester is looking forward to using his knowledge and experience to increase growth and profitability for the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe and surrounding community.

Shannon Holsey, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians President states, “We are pleased to have Eric assume the leadership position for our casino. His leadership style and experience will be very beneficial to the sustainability and growth of our organization”.

“My goal is to carry on the long history of providing for the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, while creating a fun and exciting experience for all of our guests at North Star Mohican Casino Resort”, McLester said.

North Star Mohican Casino Resort is excited to welcome Mr. McLester to the team and extends sincere appreciation to Terrance Miller for serving as the acting General Manager for the last several months.


About North Star Mohican Casino Resort

Known as the “Midwest’s Safest, Cleanest, and Friendliest Casino,” North Star Mohican Casino Resort is nestled in the breathtaking North Woods of Wisconsin. Not only is it home to 1,200 of your favorite slots, a wide array of table games, bingo, and exciting daily and weekly promotions, it also offers the best in player rewards and benefits with its exclusive Star Club.

To complement the excitement of the casino, North Star offers multiple venues for dining, crafts and drafts that will delight any preference.

Check out Embers Grill for signature dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, relax at The Groove for draft beers and American favorites or visit Aroma Deli & Café for a sandwich or a quick bite. Need a break? Grab a cocktail at the center of it all, The Gravity Bar.

The resort offers a hotel with comfortable rooms, luxurious yet charming suites, full-service RV parking, fitness center, meeting rooms and business center. Guests can enjoy playing 9 or 18 holes surrounded by lush, natural beauty at Pine Hills Golf.

No matter what you’re looking for, North Star Mohican Casino Resort is truly where there is more: more action, fun, entertainment and rewards!

Owned and operated by the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, this destination resort and casino is located within an hour drive of Green Bay, North of Hwy 29. To learn more visit or call a friendly member of the team at (800) 952-0195.