INDIAN CASINOS IN MINNESOTA
All Minnesota casinos are located on Indian reservations and under a compact reached with the state the only table games permitted are card games such as blackjack and poker. Additionally, the only kind of slot machines allowed at casinos in Minnesota are the electronic video variety. Therefore, you will not find any mechanical slots that have traditional reels – only video screens.
According to the terms of the compact between the state and the tribes, however, the minimum and maximum payouts for casinos in Minnesota are regulated as follows: video poker and video blackjack – 83% to 98%, slot machines – 80% to 95%, keno – 75% to 95%. Each tribe is free to set its machines to pay back anywhere within those limits and the tribes do not not release any information regarding their slot machine percentage paybacks. This means that there is no way to tell which MN casino payouts are the best.
Unlike the casinos in Minnesota, in many U.S. states the slot machine payback statistics for that particular state’s casinos are released as a matter of public record. Just click here to see a list of slot machine payback statistics for all U.S. casinos.
There are no casinos in Minneapolis. However, there are two casinos near Minneapolis. About 25 miles southwest is Mystic Lake Casino, which is also the largest casino in Minnesota. The other is the Little Six Casino, which is affiliated with Mystic Lake and is within a one mile drive form that casino.
Unless otherwise noted, all casinos in Minnesota offer: video slots, video poker, video keno and blackjack. Optional games include: poker, Caribbean stud poker, pai gow poker, three-card poker, ultimate Texas hold’em, Mississippi stud, let it ride and bingo.
The hours of operation are listed for those Minnesota casinos that are not open on a 24-hour basis and the minimum gambling age is 18 at all casinos in Minnesota.
For more information on visiting Minnesota casinos, or other tourist attractions, call the state’s office of tourism at (800) 657-3700 or go to www.exploreminnesota.com.
Want to See a Map of all casinos in Minnesota?
Visit our Minnesota casinos map page to see a detailed map showing all casinos in that state.
Shown below is a list of all casinos in Minnesota. Click on a casino name to see a page of detailed information about that particular Minnesota casino.
- Black Bear Casino & Hotel
- Canterbury Park
- Fond-du-Luth Casino
- Fortune Bay Resort Casino
- Grand Casino Hinckley
- Grand Casino Mille Lacs
- Grand Portage Lodge & Casino
- Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel
- Little Six Casino
- Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
- Northern Lights Casino & Hotel
- Palace Casino Hotel
- Prairies Edge Casino Resort
- Running Aces
- Seven Clans Casino Red Lake
- Seven Clans Casino Thief River Falls
- Seven Clans Casino Warroad
- Shooting Star Casino – Bagley
- Shooting Star Casino Hotel – Mahnomen
- Treasure Island Resort Casino
- White Oak Casino
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