5 of the Best Casinos in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Sometimes you need to let loose during your vacation (and maybe even try to win a little bit of that money back that you spent on your trip). If you want to hit the slot machines or test your luck at Roulette or BlackJack, you need to check out one of these Upper Peninsula Michigan casinos! Whether you’re staying in the remote region bordering Wisconsin or near the Mackinaw Bridge, you can easily find a casino nearby. For more great entertainment, activities, and things to do in Michigan, request our free Vacation Guide!

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The Top Upper Peninsula Michigan Casinos

Kings Club Casino – Brimley

Kings Club Casino is full of over 700 slot machines and tables featuring over eight different card games. There is even a live poker room for those wanting to tests their skills against new competition.

Kewadin Casino – Multiple Locations

Regardless of where you are in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you’re likely near a Kewadin Casino. This chain of casinos includes locations in Sault Ste. Maria, St. Ignace, Hessel, Manistique, and Christmas. Several of these massive complexes include hotels and dining options, but the highlight is the enormous gaming room. Hundreds of slot machines and tables await even the most intrepid gamblers. You’ll also find a great set list of entertainers performing at most of these casinos.

Ojibwa Casino – Marquette

The Ojibwa Casino might not have the glitz and glam that some of the larger casinos in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, but there are some great nightly deals in addition to their collection of slot machines and tables. A Guy’s Day and Ladies’ Day every Wednesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. offers a variety of happy hour prices and chances to win free gameplay.

Northern Waters Casino – Watersmeet

You’ll find the Northern Waters Casino just north of the tiny town of Watersmeet. Over 500 slot machines ranging from $1 to $10 denominations line the interior of this casino in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Table games like Blackjack and 3-Card Poker are available to play between 3 p.m. and 12 a.m.

The Island Resort and Casino – Harris

The Island Resort and Casino sits in the tiny area of Harris, which is about 20 minutes west of Escanaba. Like most of the Upper Peninsula Michigan casinos, their game room features slot machines and table games like Roulette and Craps in addition to the poker room.

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