Location of Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton in Minnesota
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Black Bear Casino -Minnesota, United States
The Black Bear Casino is located in Carlton, Minnesota. It features a 355,000 square foot resort which includes a 57,000 square foot casino and a twelve story hotel. The Black Bear Casino Resort was opened in 2008 and is owned by the tribal organization known as Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa. The resort offers a casino with gaming tables and slots, restaurants, a hotel, gaming arcade, golf, options for entertainment, conference centers, and dining options. They even have bus tours.
The Black Bear Casino Resort hotel is twelve stories and 250 rooms with all the amenities from a first class hotel, including a 32” flat screen, free high speed wireless internet, a pool and an arcade. For each night you stay and spend twenty dollars in arcade tokens they will give you five dollars free. The hotel also has a pool complex which includes an indoor pool that is 25×50 feet, two hot tubs, and a sauna. The Aurora Arcade inside the hotel has a full service snack bar. There is also a gift shop, Sweet Grass Shop, where you can purchase tobacco products, snacks, candy, and even clothes.
The Black Bear Casino entertainment options include two separate event areas, the Otter Creek Event Center and the Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret. The Otter Creek Event Center features national recording acts and other forms of entertainment. The Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret has the hottest area bands and comedy nights with the funniest comedians around, all in a fun and inviting stylish setting. Both are a great place for a fun and exciting night out.
The Casino has over 1,800 of the hottest video slot machines, from penny to dollar and single to multiple line machines. The also offer Blackjack gaming tables starting a bid of just three dollars all the way up to a thousand dollars. A poker table is also available where you can try your skills against others at either Texas Holdem’ or 7-card stud. The poker table is open twenty-four hours a day Thursday through Sunday. Then there is Bingo with either nightly games or afternoon matinee sessions, Fridays through Tuesdays. Special events and promotions are available for bingo nights.
The Black Bear Casino offers a Player’s Club with different tiers of membership. You can earn benefits based on play, get cash back for points, discounts on food, the hotel and the gift shop, and even check cashing. The number of points you earn between November and October determines which tier you qualify for. It is best to always play with your Player’s Club Card on slots, keno, video poker, and others to earn your points. Three hundred points will earn you ten dollars cash back and whenever you earn enough points you will automatically be upgraded and get a new card. However, if you don’t use it then you lose your status and will have to start over.
The golf course is located in the wonderful woodlands of Northern Minnesota and has a driving range, two practice courses, an eighteen hole seventy-two par championship golf course, and GPS is available on electric golf carts. The clubhouse has a full service snack bar with a dock overlooking the course and a full pro shop for all the accessories and clothes you will need. Lessons are even available with an appointment.
The Black Bear Casino has a restaurant, buffet, deli, and coffee house. The Seven Fires Steakhouse is a fine dining experience with fantastic menu options. The Buffet at the Bear is a full service buffet has a traditional style and special buffet options and they are open seven days a week. The Sage Deli is a great option for faster service with lighter menu options and even snacks. The Sage Deli is available to you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The Black Bear Coffee Shop offers several different flavors of hot coffee, including Starbuck products. It can be found inside of the hotel just off of the lobby.
Alongside all of this The Big Bear Casino Resort also hold different promotional events. Included among these are Ice Fishin’ Frenzy, Friday the 13ths throughout 2015, Seein’ Green, Bear of the Month, The Prize is Right, Blackjack Tournaments at the Bear, Big Winners, 2-for1 Breakfast, Table game weekly specials, and Poker weekly tournaments.
Ice Fishin’ Frenzy, is a fishing tournament that goes from January 4th through February 28th. Every Saturday there is a drawing for a variety of prizes, all you have to do is go ice fishing.
Friday the 13ths is a special prize winning event taking place in 2015. Play a game at a kiosk and earn thirteen dollars in free play. Three months out of the year, one day, February, March, and November you are eligible to win this prize.
Seein’ Green is a prize contest to win extra free play points. It runs March and April and even into part of May. The drawing for this prize happens on Fridays and Saturdays and they draw four names an hour between certain hours of the night.
Bear of the Month is a contest to earn a different stuffed bear every month. You earn points by playing and for every one hundred points you earn you are eligible for the Bear of the Month prize.
The Prize is Right is a game played on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays. You simply swipe your Player’s Card at any Kiosk to play and win. Earn twenty slot points to earn the chance to spin the wheel.
Blackjack Tournaments at the Bear take place weekly. The weekly winner is eligible for a cash prize and is then entered into play the quarterly tournament for even bigger cash prizes.
Big Winners are simply just players that have one big throughout the casino and you can join these winners to become one of The Black Bear Casino’s Big Winners.
The 2-for-1 Breakfast is another completion that consists of earning twenty points in the prior seven days and you are eligible for the 2-for1 breakfast coupon or you can simply get half off of just one breakfast. Once you have completed your twenty points simply swipe your Player’s Card at any Kiosk for your coupon.
Table Games Weekly Specials consist of both Poker and Blackjack competitions. In Poker there is a Royal Flush Bonus. In Blackjack you can win a prize is the dealer gets a seven card twenty-one or a Blackjack hand of 6-7-8 or 7-7-7.
Poker Weekly Tournaments are available on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. The Texas Holdem’ tournament is one in which you are eligible to win cash prizes.