The Casino, or “Nick’s Casino,” will again be located inside the air conditioned Copernicus Center.

Nick’s Casino

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Saturday, Sunday & Monday  from 2 pm to 9 pm

South Lobby of the Copernicus Center


  • Blackjack
  • Texas hold’em
  • Roulette
  • Money Wheel

The Lobby also houses our inside main bar.  The full bar menu can be found at this LINK.

Outside Money Wheel

Available during all Festival Hours

The Money Wheel is located just next to the Ticket booths which are across from the main Beer tent.

Casino, Taste of Polonia, Festival, Chicago, Labor Day, Sept 2, September 3, September 4, September 5 The Junior Board of the Polish American Association (PAA) will be running the outside gambling wheel for Sunday & Monday. All money wheel proceeds benefit the nonprofit organization and programs at PAA  & the Polish Museum of America (PMA).


Casino proceeds benefit the non-profit work of the Copernicus Foundation, a 501c(3).  See

The Copernicus Center is supported by the Copernicus Foundation, a nonprofit organization serving Chicago since 1979.  Supporting Polonia, the Northern and Northwest side communities, and performing arts are the heart of the Foundation’s mission. Find out more on our “About Us” tab above.