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MGM Grand Detroit Casino

1300 John C. Lodge Freeway, Detroit, MI
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Ranked #45 of 87 attractions in Detroit
Type: Casinos
Activities: Gambling, Dining
Description: The ironic setting for the MGM Grand (a former IRS building) is only temporary; a permanent casino is to be built along the riverfront.
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Merritt Island, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

It's been years since I have been there and this time I will defintley go back.. Very light and you are not on top of each other and some place too have something too eat.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Went there with some friends. The casino was very empty. Not much excitement or real interest. After a bit, we decided to go to the Greektown casino. Apparently that is where everything was happening. You are better of going straight there. Like most casinos, this one is smokey but Greektown has an opening to the outside so it airs out... More

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Plymouth, Michigan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The casino is nice inside, there are plenty of tables and slot machines, the smoke is pretty bad so expect to go home and throw your clothes in the wash and take a shower. I have been here several times and never had any luck on the slots. They seem very tight on the payouts. I have better luck up... More

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Marco Island, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a couple of days to kill and stayed at the MGM just for the heck of it. What a wonderful surprise it was. First class rooms as good as Vegas and an incredibly caring and polite staff. We'll definitely be back.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Didn't win any money (I didn't), but had a good time. The only thing about these casinos is that they don't have free alcohol beverages while you play. Overall, fun time, I bought my gifts out of the shop there.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was surprised to see such a large multilevel casino in Detroit. I'm not a real gambler but it seems to have everything you can expect for a fun tourist casino visit.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Whenever I come to Detroit this is a must stop on my list. It is a very beautiful Casino inside & out. I love the table games here and the food is excellent!

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Madison, Alabama
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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stopped in one night after the baseball game and only stayed about three hours. But I must say I was very impressed with the little I saw. The casino is very clean and the staff is regularly seen keeping it that way. The M Life Players Club desk personnel were very nice and quick. The casino is quite large,... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

As a native of metro Detroit I have visited all 3 of the casinos (motor city & greektown being the other 2) and by far the MGM is the cleanest, biggest and has the most variety of games from classics to new. New slots take a bit of time to be rotated in (so if you're looking for the newest... More

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Pontiac, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I went to the Casino with a few friends just for a fun day. It was very nice not too crowded and all the employees were very helpful and accomodating. I had a great deal of fun at the slots and walked away with nearley as much as I came with. The food was good and all in all it... More

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