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A very nice modern casino with updated slot machines. Poker players will be disappointed as... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
LARRY L
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Plymouth, Minnesota
You get a slot! You get a slot! Everybody gets a slot!

Black Bear is a friendly Casino with great dining, a golf course, and concert options. I am not a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
AndersJecha
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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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1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-8161
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+1 888-771-0777
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

A very nice modern casino with updated slot machines. Poker players will be disappointed as limited number and they have not been replaced and updated for years. Many screens are darker than normal due to age and buttons stick which is frustrating. I have stopped...More

1  Thank LARRY L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

My sister-in-laws loved this casino and I understand. The attendants are nice ...not over whelmed by cigarette smoke where ever you go. and nice machines.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

My friend and I were on a short vacation to Duluth and wanted to play bingo. We learned that the only non-Bar Bingo was at Black Bear Casino. We played a few slots that were new to us, as well as keno. We did not...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I don't think you can find a better buffet anywhere in Minnesota. The food is excellent, and there is a large variety. You can expect quite a wait on seafood night, however.

Thank Doris D
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to stay at Black Bear as a stop over on our way to Grand Marais, had to leave late afternoon so seemed like a good idea. We checked in, went to our room, and immediately noticed numerous pinkish colored stains on the carpet, the...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Stopped in for a little check around. This is a great place nice and clean and busy as can be. Lots of machines and lots of meal choices. Plus plenty of rooms. Have to stop they just employ so many from up north nice to...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Black Bear is a friendly Casino with great dining, a golf course, and concert options. I am not a big fan of slot machines, but for those who find it appealing I am sure this is the place for you. Blackjack tables were limited with...More

Thank AndersJecha
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and Black Bear Casino has the best lunch and dinner buffets. Our lunch buffet was $12 and it included breakfast items, a salad bar, chicken, beef and pork plus a salad bar and ice cream for dessert. Beverages are...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Concert venue itself was very well laid out with great sound for the venue lay out. Friendly staff with easy to find seating. Down fall; very poor set up in hallway outside of the venue for concert apparel & alcohol purchases. Very crowded and packed...More

Thank 97randyp
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My had had a great visit at this casino.We love playing the slots and were surprised by how many new slot machines they had.The staff was friendly.We were given $5 of Freeplay for signing up for a players club card.We can't wait to visit again.

Thank David S
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that but you can always call to find out.I didn't see any while I was there.Have a great time if you visit.
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