Greektown Casino, Detroit, Michigan


Detroit is often thought of as the city with car manufacturers. However, Detroit, Michigan has more to offer than just cars. In the Greektown District residents and visitors can find the Greektown Casino, along with a sporting arena, theater district, and restaurants. There is almost every type of entertainment imaginable near the Greektown Casino.

There are actually three casinos in Detroit- Windsor region. These casinos are mostly owned by the Sault Tribe, Chippewa Indians. Greektown is run by Millennium Management Group. The casino opened on November 11, 2000. To make way for the casino- hotel a parking garage had to be demolished. The hotel came six years after the casino, with construction beginning in June of 2006. The hotel has 30 floors. A new structure opened in 2007 as part of the hotel- casino that was a 13 story, 3,500 parking space parking garage. Eventually in 2008 more space was needed, so 100,000 square feet was added. The hotel and casino has 25,000 square feet of convention space, a hotel spa and a 1,200 to 1,500 seat theater for performances.

Now that there is 100,000 square feet of space just in the casino players can find over 2,600 slot machines and 400 or more online games as soon as the United States laws change. There is a new VIP area to open in November 2009, video poker, a poker room, and plenty of table games to enjoy. The aisles are spacious to make it easy for players to walk around. Also in the casino are the $1 Wheel of Fortune progressive slot machines, with plenty of penny, nickel, and dollar games as well. Greektown Casino has added the Triple Double Diamond Free Games, Double Strike Gold, Super Lucky Pay, Super Times Pay Free Games, Lil Lady, Wolf Run, Lion Dance, Mayan Riches, Lady of the Lake, Desert Spirit, and Red Lions games.

For residents it is possible to join the Club Greektown. With the club card players can earn extra credits or chips. Guests do have to be 21 years or older. High Limit Gaming will be available for individuals who have a great deal to spend. In fact no table in the high limit section is under $100. The table games area will have some affordable tables with Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Roulette, Let it Ride, and Craps, among others. There are plenty of poker variants to enjoy.

After all the play Greektown Casino has to offer, one may get hungry. Luckily the casino has a number of restaurants onsite with various cuisines. The Bistro 555 provides sandwiches and more. It is definitely a Greek Cuisine, though. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Eclipz Lounge provides 60 feet of glass windows to look out at Detroit. They provide liquor and some appetizers. Specials run Monday through Sunday 5pm to 7pm. The International Buffet is for lunch and dinner with plenty of main dishes, sides, and desserts to keep someone happy. They are open 11am to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 11am to 2am Friday and Saturday.

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