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Address: 1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-0777
Phone Number: 888-771-0777, (218) 878-BEAR
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Description: Resort casino features "Blackjack Alley" with 18 tables, 1,250 video slot...
Resort casino features "Blackjack Alley" with 18 tables, 1,250 video slot machines, 150 video poker machines and high-stakes bingo.
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Not Dingy or Smoke-Filled

Hate going to dingy, smoke-filled casinos where every breath is like licking an ashtray. The Black Bear was pretty good in that regard. Huge assortment of slots, mostly penny... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Austin, Minnesota
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99 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A very nice casino with lot's of machines to play. It is located south of Duluth, Minnesota right on Interstate 35. A awesome buffet with very good food and good service.

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Coon Rapids
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed at your hotel last weekend as a get away for our anniversary and found babysitters for the weekend. We arrived Friday night and found our room clean. I had read reviews about the dated decor and stains on the carpet. And we have a limited amount of money we can spend on fun so the room was cheaper... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Machines are tight. Casino is Very smokey. Waited 45 min for a slot tech to retrieve my $20 that the machine ate but gave me no credits, Apparently they were all on break.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately, the casino staff at Black Bear are far from polite and lack integrity. Everything from the rude remarks of the blackjack dealers to the near stalking of the security staff left me and the eleven guests that were in my company far from pleased. The treatment my guests and I experienced at Black Bear was appalling and uncalled for,... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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84 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Hate going to dingy, smoke-filled casinos where every breath is like licking an ashtray. The Black Bear was pretty good in that regard. Huge assortment of slots, mostly penny slots (though as I found out you can bet and lose a lot of money quickly on penny slots!) and some video poker. Craps and poker tables but most of the... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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166 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A typical casino BUT everyone says hello and good by or visit us again. Everyone from the valets to the security guards. I would stop here again....and make another deposit !!

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Ear Falls, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They need better ventilation to keep non-smokers in the casino longer. Didn't enjoy having to bag my clothes the next morning so it didn't make all our other clothes stink.

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Nothing fabulous about this place but it's close by and does have many slots which is what I enjoy. It's too smokey though and sometimes you have to wait a long time for a drink at the bar although last time I was there - they were taking drink orders on the floor which is a nice touch. Don't know... More 

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on the lake ontario
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Liked it all. Nothing to complain about. Good food. Nice room. Comfortable beds. Close to shopping if that's something you want to do

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Carlton, Minnesota
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Its a casino. You go there to gamble.. So win or loose make the most of it. Friendly staff. Smokey, very smokey ! Could use more ventilation. Dont hear a lot of ringing going on from winning machines.... Drink carts are few and far between. Some nights I dont think they are even there. Yes, drinks are pricey... but once... More 

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Address: 1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-0777
Phone Number: 888-771-0777, (218) 878-BEAR
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Carlton

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