The Island Blog

RE”WINED” Reviewing Our Wine List & Exploring Our Wine Club

For Your Dining Pleasure Here at the Island Resort & Casino we believe that food and wine together make for a heightened dining experience. As part of “Your Total Dining Experience” our wine list has been carefully crafted to accompany many of the menu items at both “The Firekeeper’s Restaurant” and “The 5 Bridges Steak […]

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Make Your Next Hand “A Sure Bet” – Helpful Hints For Blackjack

Blackjack is a strategy-based game that is fun and challenging for gamers of every skill level! For this week’s post, we’re going to give you a few helpful hints on how to make you next hand a “sure bet”. Adhere to The Rules Of The Game/House: Before sitting down at any table, make sure you […]

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Tis The Season! Book Your Holiday Event Today!

Tis The Season! With Christmas a mere 89 days away, we thought it would be a great time to mention that it’s not too early to begin your holiday party planning! Party planning not your forte? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. The Island Resort & Casino’s Convention Center can assist you with all […]

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National Cheeseburger Day

When you woke up this morning, we’ll be willing to bet that you didn’t even know that today was a holiday? Relax! It’s not sweetest day yet… but you might want to mark it on your calendar now that you’re thinking about! Anyhow, getting back on track… today (September 18th) is “National Cheeseburger Day”.  In […]

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That’s A Wrap – The Willy Wonka $10,000 Candy Extravaganza

If you were one of the lucky ones in attendance for our “Willy Wonka $10,000 Candy Extravaganza Celebration”, then we’re sure that you’ll agree that your experience was one of “Pure Imagination”. It’s All In The Details To ensure that the $10,000 Candy Extravaganza Celebration would be one that those in attendance would never forget, […]

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The Soups On! The 19th Annual Soup’r Chili Challenge

OFF OF THE ISLAND… As a community service oriented enterprise, we take great pride in our participation in the many area events that take place “Off the Island”. On Tuesday, September 10th, the United Way of Delta County held its 19th Annual Soup’r Chili Challenge at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Grounds. Marking the kickoff […]

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Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – Year Round Playground

Where In The World? The most common question we hear from guests who are visiting the resort (besides “which machine is paying out the most”) is “what is there to do here besides the casino”. If you are reading this and have never been to the resort before, we invite to check out our location […]

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Island Online – Your Total Online Experience!

Island Online – The Newest Gaming Technology On October 4, 2011, leading casino systems supplier Aristocrat Technologies announces that it has secured a new, major contract that will bring its recently released online “play-for-fun” solutions to tribal gaming for the first time by developing a complete virtual casino site for its long-term Oasis 360™ systems […]

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The Return Of The Island Resort Championship

The End Of The Road? The conclusion of the 2013 Island Resort Championship on Sunday, June 30th left many wondering if the “Road to the LPGA” would continue to make its annual stop at the Sweetgrass Golf Club in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The 2013 event, earmarked the fulfillment of a three year agreement that had […]

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Upper Peninsula State Fair

Experience and celebrate the unique culture and heritage of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Experience and celebrate the unique culture and heritage of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula at the 2013 Upper Peninsula State Fair. Humble Beginnings In April of 1927, the city of Escanaba was designated as the location for the Upper Peninsula State Fair by then Michigan […]

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