The Island Resort and Casino has re-opened.
The casino, run by the Hannahville Indian Community, welcomed customers back inside Saturday morning after being closed since late-March.
In order to honor our #Veterans all year long, Northern Waters Casino Resort is pleased to announce we have created preferred parking spaces in front of the #casino exclusively for those who have served. Northern Waters Casino Resort is located on US 45 North in Watersmeet, MI about eight miles north of the Wisconsin-Michigan border in Michigan's Western Upper Peninsula. News Headlines Continued Lac Vieux Desert Resort renamed Northern Waters Casino Resort Muskegon Makes Agreement with Lac Vieux Desert Band.
The response was quick, with the parking lot filled with cars as people flocked there after word spread on social media that the casino had re-opened.
The gaming floor looks different than before. No smoking is allowed, and you have to wear a mask while on the gaming floor. Hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed throughout the casino.
Watersmeet Casino Closed
Temperature checks are done on the way in, and anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will be turned away. There are plexiglass barriers in some areas. There are no table games open for this phase of the re-opening plan. The casino is located on tribal land, and is not subject to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s orders.
Lac Du Flambeau Casino
Elsewhere in the Upper Peninsula…the five Kewadin Casinos run by the Sault Tribe of Chippewa remain closed until June 1st. The same for the Bay Mills Resort and Casino in Brimley. The Northern Waters Casino Resort in Watersmeet has re-opened its golf course, but the casino remains closed until further notice. And the Ojibwa Casinos in Marquette and Baraga also remained closed until further notice.