Category: Gaming

The Great Lakes Summer Showdown Poker Tournament is back at the Island!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Great Lakes Summer Showdown Poker Tournament! August 2,3 and 4, 2019. $500 Buy-in (includes Entry-Fee) Limited to 150 players *2% of Total Prize Pool will be held for tournament dealers.  $30,000 guaranteed prize pool $10,000 house added Lunch will be served on Saturday Pre-register for discounted hotel stay – […]

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Ask the Dealer: Where Do You Place Chips in Roulette?

Ask the Dealer About Poker

Roulette is a fairly straightforward casino game that, at first glance, appears to be only a game of chance and luck. But in this installment of our Ask the Dealer series, we answer your question about where to place chips in roulette to increase your odds of winning. This game is definitely about more than […]

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Blackjack Team Elimination Tournament

BLACKJACK TEAM ELIMINATION TOURNAMENTSunday, May 26, 2019 11:00 a.m. Eastern$120 Buy-in. * Maximum Capacity – 35 Teams * Buy-In: Receives $5,000 in Tournament Chips Optional $5 Gratuity Add-On:At Buy-In Only – Receives an additional $500 in tournament chips. 1st Round 15 Hands $10 – $100 2nd Round 15 Hands $25 – $200 3rd Round 15 Hands $25 […]

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Mother’s Day 2019

Another year goes by and another year to celebrate your number one lady…Mom! Treat her to a well deserved day out to the Island, starting with brunch and ending with a spa service. Mother’s Day this year is Sunday, May 12. Mother’s Day Brunch10 AM – 4 PM Mom deserves the best, so come dine […]

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April 2019 Events & Promotions

Easter Buffet Enjoy an Easter Brunch at the Island on Sunday, April 21 from 10 AM – 4 PM EST. Featuring a delectable menu of: Omelet Station French Toast Bake Waffles Scrambled Eggs Bacon Sausage American Fries Fresh Fruit Garden Salad/Assorted Dressings Applewood Smoked Carved Ham Cranberry Apple Brie Stuffed Chicken Baked Cod Mashed Potatoes […]

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Valentine’s Day 2019 at the Island

Make your Valentine’s Day special at the Island! The air is cold as snow continues to fall in the Upper Peninsula but Cupid is helping us warm up this season. The Island is the perfect destination for a Valentine’s getaway with plenty going on and much to celebrate! Dinner at the Island Treat your sweetie […]

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Island 2018 Holiday Hours

Our holiday hours for Island departments are listed below! Plan your trips accordingly and remember, Island time is always in Eastern Standard Timezone! 🙂 *Departments not listed will have regular hours during the holidays. Firekeepers New Year’s Eve: 7 AM – 12 PM 5 PM – 11 PM New Years Day: 7 AM – 2 […]

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Summer Showdown Poker Tournament

Calling ALL POKER PLAYERS! Do we have a tournament for you… On August 3 – 5, 2018, we are hosting a 3-day poker tournament event! Bring your poker face to the Great Lakes Summer Showdown at the Island Convention Center! There will be a welcome reception and a welcome bag with gifts starting Friday at 4:30 […]

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Events & Promotions – August 2018

Island Resort Mobile App

We are excited for another month of fun-filled events and promotions at the Island in August! Browse below. Island Mobile App That’s right, your Island Experience is about to get even better! Available in August, is the brand new Island Resort and Casino Mobile App! Check your Island Club point and promo cash balance. Check […]

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Ask the Dealer: What Does “Split” and “Double Down” Mean in Blackjack?

Ask the Dealer About Poker

Blackjack is one of the most popular and exciting card games in the casino. It’s easy to learn how to play and how to bet. So, this month in our Ask the Dealer column, we’re featuring blackjack and how to play it. Here, our dealers will expertly answer your most-asked questions about how to play […]

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