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That’s A Wrap – The Willy Wonka $10,000 Candy Extravaganza

If you were one of the lucky ones in attendance for our “Willy Wonka $10,000 Candy Extravaganza Celebration”, then we’re sure that you’ll agree that your experience was one of “Pure Imagination”. It’s All In The Details To ensure that the $10,000 Candy Extravaganza Celebration would be one that those in attendance would never forget, […]

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The Soups On! The 19th Annual Soup’r Chili Challenge

OFF OF THE ISLAND… As a community service oriented enterprise, we take great pride in our participation in the many area events that take place “Off the Island”. On Tuesday, September 10th, the United Way of Delta County held its 19th Annual Soup’r Chili Challenge at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Grounds. Marking the kickoff […]

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Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – Year Round Playground

Where In The World? The most common question we hear from guests who are visiting the resort (besides “which machine is paying out the most”) is “what is there to do here besides the casino”. If you are reading this and have never been to the resort before, we invite to check out our location […]

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Island Online – Your Total Online Experience!

Island Online – The Newest Gaming Technology On October 4, 2011, leading casino systems supplier Aristocrat Technologies announces that it has secured a new, major contract that will bring its recently released online “play-for-fun” solutions to tribal gaming for the first time by developing a complete virtual casino site for its long-term Oasis 360™ systems […]

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The Return Of The Island Resort Championship

The End Of The Road? The conclusion of the 2013 Island Resort Championship on Sunday, June 30th left many wondering if the “Road to the LPGA” would continue to make its annual stop at the Sweetgrass Golf Club in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The 2013 event, earmarked the fulfillment of a three year agreement that had […]

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Upper Peninsula State Fair

Experience and celebrate the unique culture and heritage of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Experience and celebrate the unique culture and heritage of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula at the 2013 Upper Peninsula State Fair. Humble Beginnings In April of 1927, the city of Escanaba was designated as the location for the Upper Peninsula State Fair by then Michigan […]

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Certified Angus Beef ® A Cut Above All Other Angus Beef

Your “Total Dining Experience” Our Food & Beverage department has been working tremendously hard over the past year to ensure that your dining experience here at the resort is nothing less than a “Sure Bet”. From the menu revisions in the 5 Bridges Steak & Seafood House to the recent opening of Signature Subs & […]

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Willy Wonka $10,000 Candy Extravaganza

“Little surprises around every corner, but nothing dangerous. So don’t be alarmed. As soon as your outer vestments are at hand, we’ll begin.” – Willy Wonka On November 19, 1970 in West Germany, filming for the musical adaptation of a 1964 children’s novel officially wraps and moves into final production. After eight months in post-production, […]

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Welcome to the Island’s new blog!

We are excited to welcome you to the Island’s new blog! The goal of our blog will be to provide you, our customer, a wide range of information and resources that will help you get the most out of your total Island Experience. So just what type of content can you expect to see? Gaming […]

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