Shooting Star Casino is located at SE Casino Road in Mahnomen, Minnesota and is approximately four and a half hours from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport. As well as the casino, Shooting Star provides accommodation, dining, entertainment and meeting rooms. There is a paved parking area on site with security patrols monitoring the grounds day and night.
The hotel is just a short walk from the casino and has 390 guest rooms including Queen and Queen Deluxe rooms, Executive Suite and the Stardust King room, which includes a jet tub. All rooms have various amenities such as cable television, coffee makers, hair dryers and privacy curtains as well as enabling guests to have access to the casino and a heated indoor pool. A paved RV park also offers 47 camp sites with water, sewer and electric hook ups as well as shower and laundry facilities.
There are several eateries on site here including 2 One 8, which serves specialties such as peppered New York strip with cognac sauce and tenderloin topped with bleu cheese butter, walnuts, bacon and scallions. Traditions Buffet is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner while Whispering Winds offers casual dining every day from 7am to 11pm. There is also Delight's Deli on site, which is open 24 hours a day and provides snacks and beverages for guests between games.
The gaming area offers more than 1,000 slot machines that have been known to pay out large sums of money and there is also bingo played here as well. There are several Blackjack tables at the casino including 12 "low limit'' tables in the main pit area and four in the high-stakes room. The poker room enables gamers to play Seven-Card Stud, Let It Ride and Texas Hold'Em and also provides learning tables for poker novices. Entertainment is provided at the casino every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8pm to 12.45am, with live performances from many well known performers from across the country.
As well as swimming in the indoor pool, guests can indulge in other activities with a basketball court and volleyball area in the campground. Guest may also like to take the opportunity to unwind and relax at the Sereniitee Spa, which offers various treatments provided by skilled staff and is open from 9am to 7pm Monday to Saturday. Various fixed program packages are available or guests aged 18 and over can arrange for a customized program to include massages, facials and spa pedicures.
Meetings and other events can be held at the Events Center, which is a flexible 15,000 square foot space that can be split in to six rooms. Here there are many modern facilities including internet connections, sound systems, projectors, TV and DVD players, a stage, flip boards and fax and copying services. Guests can also hold parties, weddings, receptions and other events at the Mahnomen Ballroom, which is 5,400 square feet and can be used as one big space or eight separate rooms.