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MGM Grand Detroit Casino

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Address: 1300 John C. Lodge Freeway, Detroit, MI
Phone Number: 877-888-2121
Activities: Gambling, Dining
Description: The ironic setting for the MGM Grand (a former IRS building) is only...
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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Terrible Buffett

First off the only reason I gave this a 3 is because I love Detroit and MGM is my favorite of the 3 casinos but this is Strickly for the Buffett ! Worst Buffett I have had in a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

First off the only reason I gave this a 3 is because I love Detroit and MGM is my favorite of the 3 casinos but this is Strickly for the Buffett ! Worst Buffett I have had in a while absolutely terrible they do have a bunch of choices and the salad bar was Allright but that was it with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

For this to be a HUGE establishment, its RIDICULOUS that we have to hold over 15 minutes on a Tuesday morning just to schedule Spa Services! After holding forever I hung up! Only to call back at LEAST 5 times and get a voicemail. I mean..can we get some professionalism here??! Maybe I'll try a SUBURBAN spa...I'm sure my call... More 

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Oregon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Coming from Toledo, this Casino is so easy to get to and was by far better than our Hollywood Casino, which really is sad to say. You can smoke in MGM Grand, but there is a room for non smokers if that bothers you. Winnings here were much better than our local casino, too. It was so worth the trip... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I do casino trips so I have been to a few casinos. I was not impressed with the MGM Grand in Detroit. It was crowded. It was very smoky. I just didn't find it fun or entertaining in the least.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

When we go to a ball game or a concert downtown we stay here. The rooms are always nice, there are different choices for eating or having cocktails. It's located within a short cab ride to the event we may be attending. If you feel ambitious you could walk to some of them too.

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Garden City, Michigan
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, clean casino with a luxury feel. Motor City is a complete dump and feels like it is trying to be nice....while MGM simply IS nice. Like most casinos I have been to, they could use a more active wait staff. Was there fairly late with a small crowd inside and was at one machine for well over an hour... More 

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Jackson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

... and this one is no exception. Easy parking. Nice, big casino with plenty of room to get around. Good variety of machines. Big center bar does not have "well" drinks, have to go to smaller bars to get cheaper drinks (gin & tonic $6, vs. $4). Good variety of machines. Clean and not too smokey on a Thurs afternoon.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Some buddies, and I, went to the Greek Town Casino for a day. Since they did not have the game that I wanted to play we headed over to the MGM Grand. I had never been there before but, Wow, it's about the nicest casino that I've ever been in! I have to admit that I didn't take in all... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The casino is really very nice. Odds not bad. For me the worst thing is the smoke and stench that you must deal with while there and for the next week. Thats how long it takes to not smell it in you nose.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This casino has a Vegas feel to it, more so than the other Detroit casinos. It has a large casino floor with a lot of slot choices. It was very clean and even though it is a smoking casino, it didn't smell like smoke. There is a nice selection of places to eat within the casino as well.

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