Motor City Casino Detroit Review

Considered by many the trendiest casinos in Detroit, Motor City Casino Detroit is situated downtown in the historic Wagner Baking Company building.

The casino and hotel complex was opened in 1999 by the Mandalay Resort Group before being acquired by Detroit Entertainment who later expanded the it in 2007, spending $275m on a 400 room hotel and adjoining 67,000 sq ft conference center.

Situated over 100,000 sq ft of real estate, the Casino is home to over 2,500 slot and video poker machines, 69 live table games and 2 poker rooms.

Whether you like five-reel games or the traditional three-reel games, Motor City Casino Detroit offers some of the most innovative and up-to-date slot formats, including favorites such as Dollar Storm, Lightning Cash, Buffalo Diamond and Fortune 88.

For progressive slot lovers there is a lightning link lounge offering 40 connected games with multiple denominations and themes, free games and bonus strikes.

For live casino table game fans, the classics such as Blackjack, Craps and Roulette are covered, plus other variants such as Craps with Fire Bet, Super 4 Progressive Blackjack, Casino War and Progressive 3-Card Poker.

For Poker players, there’s a 2 table Poker Room offering various formats such as Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha, Bad Beat Poker and Poker VIP.

If you’d rather watch live sport and bet on your favorite team, you can watch all the action at the FanDuel Sportsbook and place your bets at one of the eight betting windows or 44 self service kiosks.

Guests can apply for a Club Metro card to earn rewards and bonuses and can be used both at the Casino and online. These members can also participate in a regular invitational Slot Tournament where a prize pool of $50,000 is typically up for grabs.

In terms of entertainment, Motor City Casino Detroit has it all. The complex has a 2,400 capacity theater called the Soundboard, hosting regular music events, entertainment acts and boxing, and a Radio bar featuring live music every Friday and Saturday.

For dining there are various restaurants contained within the food hall, a food truck and 6 bars that cater for those who just want to socialize, to those who want to liven things up a little and hit the dance floor.

The hotel has 367 luxury rooms and a further 33 spacious suites. All guests have access to the Spa and fitness rooms.

Motor City Casino Detroit Highlights

  • 2500+ Slot and Video Poker games
  • 59 live table games
  • 2 table poker room
  • Sportsbook bar
  • Progressive slots
  • Slots tournaments
  • Fanduel Sportsbook
  • Aged over 21 only
  • No see-through clothing · No exposed private parts · No offensive material or language · No visible undergarment.
  • Open 24/7
  • No smoking policy

Resort Amenities

  • 100,000 sq ft casino
  • 400 room hotel & spa
  • Food court
  • Food truck
  • Bars
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Live Music
  • Theater
  • Gift Shop
  • 37,000 sq ft conference center
  • Weddings and celebrations
  • Shuttle bus service
  • Free parking
  • Taxi service

Hotel Amenities

  • Flatscreen TV
  • Wifi
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Heating area
  • Walk-in shower
  • Blackout curtains
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Housekeeping
  • No smoking

Local Attractions

  • Sound Board Theater
  • Detroit Rolling Pub
  • Masonic Temple
  • Comerica Park

Motor City Casino Detroit Location


  • 1-800-270-7117