Bay Mills Casino

Bay Mills Resort & Casinos has 142 hotel rooms, several restaurants, a casino gift shop, 124 RV sites, and a championship 18 hole golf course.  As if that wasn't enough, they also have a luxurious casino gaming floor with 724 slot machines and 9 vegas style table games.

Fact Sheet

Bay Mills Casino
Bay Mills Casino
First Opened 1995
Address Grand Rapids, MI
    ✍️ Written by
    Frank Weber
    ✅ Fact checked by
    Darena Rodrigues
    🗓 Updated
    Aug 8th 2023

    Bay Mills Resort & Casino - Brimley, Michigan: Review

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos is located in Brimley, Michigan in the beautiful Upper Peninsula. Bay Mills Resort & Casinos has 142 hotel rooms, several restaurants, a casino gift shop, 124 RV sites, and a championship 18 hole golf course. This wonderful waterfront resort is located on miles of well cared for snowmobile, ATV and hiking trails.


    Experience it ALL at Bay Mills Resort & Casinos today!

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos - Brimley, MI Fact Sheet

    First opened:  November 1995
    Phone number: (888) 422-9645
    Address: 11386 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI 49715
    Minimum gambling age?:  21
    Online Betting website: DraftKings Michigan
    Hotel available:  Yes
    Number of table games:  9
    Number of slots:  724

    Casino History 

    The Bay Mills Indian Community (BMIC), or Gnoozhekaaning in Ojibwe (Place of the Pike), is an Indian reservation created by the federally recognized Sault Ste. Marie bands of Chippewa (aka Ojibwa).

    The voters of Port Huron approved the proposal for the Bay Mills casino. These agreements were signed by the Governor of Michigan. While they were approved by the legislature they stalled in Congress.

    Later the tribe gained approval for a land deal at Brimley, Michigan, on Waiska Bay west of Sault Ste. Marie. This is now where Bay Mills Resort & Casinos resides. Bay Mills is composed of 17,000 sq feet of casino space with 695 slots and 13 table games, 3 restaurants and 144-room hotel.


    Located at 11386 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI, Bay Mills Resort & Casinos resides in a woodland area on the shores of Lake Superior's Waiska Bay. This classic casino resort lies 17.2 miles from Sault Ste. Marie. It’s just a 40-minute drive from Fort Brady and Lake Superior State University.

    The Chippewa County International Airport is only a 45-minute drive from the hotel. It is also a short drive from Point Iroquois Light.

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos also works with a variety of bus providers and offers bus groups for larger guest groups that want to visit.

    Gaming Experience 


    The Bay Mills Resort & Casinos offers over 600 of the newest slot games and table games including two and six deck blackjack, Three-Card Poker, Let it Ride, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em, & Craps. Whether a guest is a gaming expert or just visiting for the excitement, Bay Mills Resort and Casinos has something for everyone.

    Players will receive free drinks on the casino floor when actively gaming.

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos is known for having the friendliest dealers in Michigan. From video poker and popular slots to enticing table games, Bay Mills has it all. Table games are open from 2 pm until 12 am, Sunday through Saturday. The Craps tables are open from 6 pm-12 am on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and can be opened upon request.

    With such a wide range of bet limits from $0.10 to over $100, finding something to enjoy is easy no matter how big or small the bankroll.

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos’ casino games are upkept by world-renowned software developers who thoroughly test these games on a regular basis.

    Casino games are checked to play and payout as they should by 3rd party agents who put each game through the rigorous testing procedures before allowing the game to be used on the floor.

    Casino Online Experience 


    Bay Mills is now offering online Sports betting. Place wagers on popular sports including the NFL, Major League Baseball, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, UFC and more! The DraftKings SportsBook is tailored to enhance the wagering and sports viewing experience. Watch, wager and win at the all new DraftKings SportsBook app at Bay Mill from anywhere in Michigan.

    Sports Betting 

    With legal online casinos in Michigan, players can place bets directly from any mobile device using the safe and secure technology of America’s highly rated DraftKings Sportsbook App. Enjoy Michigan sports betting and choose from dozens of professional and collegiate sports and follow along as the action happens.

    DraftKings Sportsbook offers unique bet types such as live, in-game betting, Sportsbook Pools and Teasers. Just download the DraftKings Sportsbook App, create an account and place bets to get started.


    Funcard Players Club

    Whether it’s slots or table games, as a member of the Funcard Players Club guests will start earning points immediately.

    Unlike other casino player cards, guests can earn comps at the same time that they earn points. Comps can be used for rooms, golf, food or beverages at any time. Just hand the cashier the FunCard and a photo ID and get comped right at the register. No standing in line or hunting for a casino host to issue a comp coupon.

    There are an assortment of promotions for guests that are over the age of 50, first responders or international visitors. Everything from free play, bonus credit, dining vouchers, and more.


    The Bay Mills Resort And Casinos provides a variety of dining options. Choose from casual comfort food like burgers and pizza, to a gourmet dinner with every dish made from scratch at the brand-new, all-you-can-eat buffet. Take in the beautiful views of the Upper Peninsula while Bay Mills’ superior staff serves up delicious food to satisfy every craving.


    Sacy’s Restaurant features an all-you-can-eat buffet dining experience with a variety of mouth-watering options.

    The Loft

    The Loft provides beautiful views with great food and drinks. Grab a burger and a beer after an exciting game of golf.

    Back Bay Grill & Games

    The Upper Peninsula’s only waterfront sports bar. Enjoy comfort food like a mouth-watering burger, pretzel sticks & cheese, or savory wings.



    Bay Mills’ Championship Golf Course

    The Bay Mills Championship Golf Course features breathtaking views and a top notch championship lay-out. The Wild Bluff Golf Course in Brimley, Michigan offers five sets of tees ranging from 5300 to 7100 yards for players to choose what type of game they want to take on.

    Choose from a variety of Bay Mills Resort and Casinos golf packages. For players looking to bring their game to the next level, Wild Bluff’s practice facility provides a double teed driving range, expansive chipping area and large putting green.

    Whether it's a seasoned golfing pro or a golfing beginner, Bay Mills Resort & Casinos has something for everyone to enjoy themselves comfortably. Reservations are needed for golf tee times.

    Event Hall

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos Offers accommodations for 30 to 300 guests. Reserve the perfect location to accommodate your business endeavour. The Bay Mills Staff will take care of all the details. Count on Bay Mills to make the day exceptional from start to finish.


    Make sure to check out the extravagant Bay Mills ballroom. Perfect for weddings, the ballroom can accommodate anywhere from 30 to 300 guests. Enjoy a luxurious wedding immersed in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

    The Bay Mills Resort 


    Whether it’s an event or a long awaited getaway, there is no better place to stay than Bay Mills Resort & Casinos. This 143-room waterfront hotel is an intimate hideaway nestled on the shores of Lake Superior.

    Immersed in the north woods of Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula, enjoy beautiful views and nature settings that are breathtaking. From luxury rooms to top notch suites, Bay Mills provides high class accommodations with luxurious amenities.

    Bay Mills Resort And Casinos RV Park

    The Bay Mills Resort and Casinos campground has a 124-trailer capacity. Each sleeve is thirty feet wide and fifty-eight feet long. They have a ten foot wide “pull-through” gravel dock for the trailers, trees, a picnic table and a fire pit.

    Each site also comes with Water, 30 and 50 Amp Electricity, Cable TV and even Wi-Fi Access at no additional cost. There is also an on-site RV facility which provides restrooms, showers, laundry facilities and safe camera surveillance.

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos - Brimley, MI FAQ

    Does Bay Mills Resort & Casinos have a hotel? Yes
    Does Bay Mills Resort & Casinos offer online betting? Yes
    What is the closest big city to Bay Mills Resort & Casinos? Sault Sainte Marie, MI 
    Does Bay Mills Resort & Casinos allow sports betting? Yes
    What is the minimum age to gamble at Bay Mills Resort & Casinos? 21
    When did Bay Mills Resort & Casinos open? November 1995

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    COVID Safety Precautions

    Fully vaccinated guests and employees do not need to wear a mask when on the property. Guests who have not been fully vaccinated should continue to wear masks on-premises.

     If guests do not have a face mask, they can pick up a complimentary mask at the Funcard, Table Games, Casino Cashier, and Hotel Front desk. Please be aware that Bay Mills Resort & Casino is a smoke-free casino and has designated areas for smoking or vaping.

    Final Review 

    Bay Mills Resort & Casinos is a hidden gem. With luxurious accommodations and an entertaining game floor, this hideaway is the perfect escape. From Lake superior views and top notch service, not to mention their pro golf course that immerses guests in endless Upper Peninsula beauty. From business meetings to weekend getaways, the Bay Mills Resort And Casinos offers something for everyone to enjoy.