Archive for: Minnesota

Indian Casino Action

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Indian Casinos, Minnesota, Wisconsin.

Indian Casinos in Wisconsin and Minnesota seem to be doing well. Most are expanding and adding more attractions this year. Unfortunately, that means they are still collecting our hard earned money in exchange for less than expected payouts. Reaching the bonus round on a slot machine used to mean a nice $100+ payout. Now the […]

2013 Racing Season Starting Soon

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Horse Racing, Indian Casinos, Minnesota, Wisconsin.

The 2013 horse racing season is only about six weeks away here in Minnesota.  Canterbury Park has it’s first race scheduled for May 17, 2013. I can’t say that the start of the 2013 gaming season for me has been very good so far. I’ve been to the casino about four times and only recall […]

Mystic Slots

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

Mystic Lake Casino is known for having some of the tightest slots in the state. But, if you go there as often as I do, you can start to find the machines that payout more often. But, don’t get your hopes up. You will still be lucky if you break even. They couldn’t afford to […]

Grand Casino Hinckley

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

We went to check out the Grand Casino in Hinckely, MN this weekend. I had heard that it was easier to win at this casino than some of the others in Minnesota, but that wasn’t the case for us. It’s just like any other casino, if you play long enough, you are going to loose […]

Mystic Lake Derby

Published by Lucky Dog under Horse Racing, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

This Saturday I was at Canterbury Park for the first running of the Mystic Lake Derby. There was a seven horse field looking to take the $150,000 purse. It was a very close match and extremely hard to pick a winner. Unfortunately, there was a dispute between the 1st and 2nd place horses. The replay […]

Canterbury Declares Special Dividend

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Horse Racing, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

Despite the fact that Canterbury Park has made an agreement with Mystic Lake Casino and declared a 25 cent per share special dividend (payable on July 12 to shareholders of record on June 28), the stock price has been dropping lately. The headlines of the agreement state that the Mystic would pay Canterbury 75 million […]

Quick Hit at Little Six

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Horse Racing, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

There was great weather this Saturday at the horse track, but I only had one exacta win in seven races. Fortunately, that was enough to recover all of my bets and leave me $16 ahead for the day. A lot of long shots were coming in and some days that’s the way it goes. Next […]

Gambling on the Buffet

Published by Lucky Dog under Minnesota.

Most of the time the casino buffet is uneventful. People are herded into a large room where they eat more than they normally would. With an all-you-can eat buffet, there is a higher chance that someone at the next table will start choking and the restaurant staff will have to preform the Heimlich on them. That’s exactly what happened […]

Little Six Casino

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

This past week my girlfriend and I visited the Little Six Casino in Prior Lake, MN. Sometimes visiting a casino with two or more people can increase your odds of winning if you all agree to share any winnings over a set amount. But, sometimes this can work against you if you are partners who […]

Mystic Lake

Published by Lucky Dog under Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

Mystic Lake is Minnesota’s largest casino with over 4000 slot machines and 10 restaurants. This casino is so big that you can easily lose your partner (not to mention all of your money) if you don’t plan well. My biggest jackpot at this casino has been under two hundred dollars. It takes a long time to […]