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Odawa Casino Mackinaw

From friendly employees to endless slot machines, The Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City offers Vegas-level excitement. There is live entertainment, a breakfast buffet, and the Mukwa Bar & Grill that serves up mouth-watering signature favorites every day.

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Odawa Casino Mackinaw
First Opened 2016
Address Grand Rapids, MI
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    Odawa Casino Review | Mackinaw City, Michigan

    Odawa Casino located in Mackinaw City, Michigan features over 220 of the latest slot machines along with the Mukwa Bar and Grill, known for its famous burger and prime rib dinner. The Casino had some pretty major renovations completed in July of 2021 and the entrance is very grandiose!

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    Located near interstate 75 about one mile north of Mackinaw City, the Odawa Casino is the perfect getaway for casino goers. 

    Casino employees are friendly and happy to answer questions. Free coffee is available to all patrons as well. Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City is smaller in comparison to most down state casinos but it is very nice and comfortable.

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    Odawa Casino Mackinaw City Fact Sheet

    First opened:  May 25th, 2016
    Phone number:
    (877) 442-6464
    Address:
    1080 S Nicolet St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Minimum gambling age?:  21
    Online Betting website: PokerStars Michigan
    Hotel available: No
    Number of table games:  0
    Number of slots: 
    220

    Casino History 

    The Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City is an Indian gaming casino owned by the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. 

    This Odawa Casino opened its doors on May 25, 2016, and provides Las Vegas-level excitement on a 6,106 sq. ft. gaming floor offering around 220 slot machines.   

    Odawa Casino Mackinaw City Hours

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    Transportation 

    The Odawa Casino in Mackinaw is located near Interstate 75 about one mile north of Mackinaw City.

    Easy access off I-75 to get to. From the South, take I-75 North to exit 337 MI 108/Nicolet St, turn right. The Casino is on the left-hand side.

    From the North, take I-75 South to exit 338 US 23, toward Cheboygan/Alpena. Turn right onto Nicolet St. Casino is on the right-hand side.

    Gaming Experience | Odawa Casino Winners

    Slot Games

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    The Odawa Casino Mackinaw is the smaller of the two Odawa Casino sister facilities. This casino offers about 220 slot machines for guests to try their luck at hitting the jackpot. 

    This is a perfect place for slot machine enthusiasts as they will find a variety of enticing slots in almost every direction they look. There are no table games available at this location, however, gamblers interested in table games are always encouraged to visit The Odawa Casino in Petoskey, Michigan. 

    Casino Online Experience 

    Following the passage of Michigan law HB 4311, The Odawa Casino recently partnered with The Stars Group and FOX Bet in 2020 to provide the best online casinos Michigan has to offer. Together they offer high-end online gaming such as online poker, casino games & sports betting. 

    Launched in Michigan on Friday, January 29, 2021, those who want to take advantage of convenient online sports betting and online casino gambling are able to do so at Odawa Casino Resort.

    Michigan residents can now place bets online anywhere in the state. Just download the FOX Bet Sportsbook app as well as the PokerStars Casino app to any Android or Apple device to get started.

    Sports Betting | Odawa Casino Sportsbook

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    Michigan online sports betting is now available at the Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City. Guests can enjoy an exceptional sports betting experience at the sports betting kiosk located next to the bar. 

    Sports bettors can go all-in on the action by wagering on their favorite sports games, from collegiate to professional. Odawa Casino sports betting is also available online in Michigan through the betting app partnership with Fox Bet. Download the sports book app on Android here to start enjoying the Odawa casino online. Apple users can download the app here.

    Pure Rewards 

    Get rewarded for having fun and make the most out of the Odawa Casino Mackinaw. Signing up for a Pure Rewards card is free. Members that Sign up start receiving great benefits including free slot play, cashback, food discounts at the Petoskey property and even free hotel stays at the Odawa Hotel in Petoskey.

    The Points System:

    • Earn 1 point for every $2 played on slot machines
    • Earn 1 point for every $8 played at Video Poker
    • Points can be earned based on average bets and the length of play at tables
    • Accumulate more than 50,000 base points and jump to the top tier Elite card for the best available comps and rewards

    All points expire after 365 days of inactive game play, so players should make sure to use them when they can.

    Promotions

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    The Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City offers a variety of exclusive promotions. Players Club Members will earn free play, point multipliers, drink specials, dining deals, free tournament entries, show discounts, amazing prizes & more.

    Some of the promotions happening at Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City include:

    Tuesday Bonus Games: On Tuesdays starting at 2 PM, the first 150 guests will earn 200 Base Points for a chance to win up to $50 in Free Slot Play!

    Elite Tier Days: Earn 5X the points on select Thursdays. Valid at both Petoskey & Mackinaw locations.

    Premier Tier Days: Premier Pure Rewards members will receive 3X points on select Tuesdays.

    Veterans Appreciation Day: All Veterans and those on active duty will receive $10 in Free Slot Play and $10 in Food. Patrons will need to show a Military ID in order to be eligible for the promotion. 

    Mackinaw City Casino Events

    Be sure not to miss special events in Mackinaw City hosted by the Casino like the Corvette Car Show.

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    The Casino also offers live entertainment venue inside the casino.

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    Restaurants

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    The Odawa Casino Mackinaw provides an amazing breakfast buffet for gamblers to start their day.

    The Mukwa Bar & Grill offers a variety of delicious American cuisines. Choose from signature favorites like their famous burgers and prime rib specials. The bar often has drink specials for patrons with Red Hot Points. Guests can stop by the bar for a refreshing cocktail or bring their drink with them back to the slot machines.

    Hotels Near Odawa Casino Mackinaw

    There are a variety of great hotels to stay at near the Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City. These include:

    Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn - 505 S Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701 

    (0.6 Miles From The Casino ) Phone Number: (800) 568-8520


    Clarion Hotel Beachfront - 905 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9500 

    (0.3 Miles From The Casino ) Phone Number: (231) 436-5539


    Mackinaw Beach And Bay - Inn & Suites - 929 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9500

    (0.4 Miles From The Casino) Phone Number: (231) 436-8621


    Great Lakes Inn - 150 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9652

    (0.2 Miles From The Casino) Phone Number: (231) 436-7900


    Baymont By Wyndham Mackinaw City - 109 South Nicolet Street, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

    (0.8 Miles From The Casino) Phone Number: (231) 436-7737


    Things To Do In Mackinaw City | Mackinaw City Attractions 

    There are lots of fun things for visitors to do in Mackinaw City, Michigan. From exploring the old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and the IceBreaker Maritime Museum in Mackinaw. To zip lining experiences at the historic Mill Creek Discovery Park or parasailing on the open waters.

    Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse: Since 1889, the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse has helped passing ships navigate through the Straits of Mackinac. There's lots to see inside and out. This lighthouse has authentically restored quarters and exhibits no visitor should miss.

    Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park: This creek was harnessed to cut timber into lumber at one of the oldest industrial sites on the Upper Great Lakes. Guests that take the Adventure Tour, will get to explore the Forest Canopy Bridge, experience the 425′ Eagle’s Flight Zip Line, and visit the Treetop Discovery Tower. Mill Creek State Park has more than three miles of groomed hiking trails to enjoy as well.

    Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum: The Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum, Inc. is a non-profit organization. The Icebreaker Mackinaw lets visitors explore the engines, equipment, furniture, charts, awards, tools and related artifacts. Enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the Straits of Mackinac from this historic ship.

    Odawa Casino Mackinaw City FAQ

    Does Odawa Casino Mackinaw City have a hotel? No
    Does Odawa Casino Mackinaw City offer online betting? Poker Stars & Fox Betting
    What is the closest big city to Odawa Casino Mackinaw City? Saint Ignace, MI
    Does Odawa Casino Mackinaw City allow sports betting? Yes
    What is the minimum age to gamble at Odawa Casino Mackinaw City 21
    When did Odawa Casino Mackinaw City open? May 25th, 2016

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    COVID Safety Precautions

    Odawa Casinos care about the health and safety of its guests and employees. 

    All property gaming floors will temporarily be non-smoking. There will be designated indoor and outdoor smoking areas. Fully vaccinated guests do not have to wear masks in the Casino.

    Final Review

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    The Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City, Michigan is a cozy getaway for gamblers that want the small town casino experience. This is the perfect casino for slot machine lovers with its large assortment of slots but the lack of table games could be a make or break for guests. This is the smaller of the two Odawa Casinos, but they make up for it with excellent service, delicious food, and lucrative slots.

    Simply put: One of the smaller but better casinos in Michigan.