Black Bear Casino Resort

1785 Highway 210, Carlton, Minnesota 

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Table games:20
Gaming machines:2000
Poker tables: 4
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Maximum Bet:$1,000
Open 24/7:Yes
Native american:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:88,000 sq/ft
Convention sq/ft:18,000 sq/ft


Poker Room: Black Bear Casino Poker Room
Hotels: Carlton Hotels
Venues: Otter Creek Event Center, Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret
Golf:Black Bear Golf Course


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Black Bear Casino Resort Review

The Black Bear Casino Resort is located on the  Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation at 1785 Highway 210, in Carlton, Minnesota. Guests who wish to play at both casinos owned and operated by the tribe can take advantage of the accommodations and shuttle service from the resort to play at the Fond-du-Luth Casino in nearby downtown Duluth.

In addition to a full service hotel and golf course the casino is spread out over nearly 90,000 square feet of space and offers more than 2,000 slot machines, 20 table games, and a poker room - all open 24 hours a day for players 18+.

There are also four dining venues (one open 24/7) a concert venue, and a nightclub.

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Gaming at Black Bear Casino

Slots, blackjack, bingo and poker - that's what you'll find at Black Bear Casino in Carlton.

Slot players can choose from a variety of 2,000 machines with denominations starting t just a penny with multi-line games going up to one dollar denominations. Video slots, video poker, and video keno are on offer.

Table players can get in on blackjack action with table limits from $3 to $1,000 on a variety of tables.

Bingo players can enjoy big money games nightly with special afternoon matinees Friday - Tuesday.

Casino games available

Slot machines
Video Poker
Electronic Keno

Poker at Black Bear Casino

Black Bear Casino Poker Room

Play cash games daily a Black Bear Poker with  No Limit and Spread Limit Hold'em spread around the clock. Tournament players will find action three days a week with the weekly tournaments. Tuesday & Thursday registration starts at 10am and cards are in the air at 1pm. Registration starts at noon and the games start at 1pm on Sunday.
Pit your skills against other players. Take down the house with bad beats that go into the tens of thousands.

Poker games available:

No Limit Holdem
Spread Limit Hold 'em

Contact information


Phone (218) 878-2327
Toll-free (888) 771-0777
Fax (218) 878-2414
Email Email
Facebook Facebook page
Twitter @blackbearcasino


Available 24/7 Yes
Phone (218) 878-2327
Website Website


Phone (888) 771-0777
Website Website
Email Email

Casino hours

Open 24/7


Open 24/7

Dining & Restaurants

The Buffet at the Bear

  • Serving: Breakfast, International

The Buffet at the Bear is open at 7am every day of the week and features a great selection of all you can eat fare. The breakfast buffet is under $6 and most evening buffets are under $12 - the exceptions being seafood, seafood and prime rib, and gourmet nights - all still under $20 for adults. Each night of the week offers something special to focus on with Sundays serving up Northland fare, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday,  features Asian, Italian and Mexican and Thursday nights they present a seafood spread, add prime rib Friday night and feast on gourmet delights every Saturday evening at the buffet.

  • Price range: Average
  • Kid-friendly
  • Buffet
  • Good for groups


Sunday7:00am / 9:00pm
Monday7:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday7:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday7:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday7:00am / 10:00pm
Friday7:00am / 11:00pm
Saturday7:00am / 11:00pm

Seven Fires Steakhouse

  • Serving: Steak, Seafood

Seven Fires Steakhouse offers fine dining in a contemporary atmosphere at Black Bear Casino Resort for those who enjoy the finer things in life. The menu runs from the traditional to the extraordinary. Seafood delicacies such as cold water Canadian Lobster Tail, Baked Stuffed Shrimp, and the freshest Catch of the Day, populate the menu along with classics like Steak Diane and contemporary favorites such as Coquilles St. Jacques (Tender Bay Scallops in Rich Cream Sauce with Crisp Pancetta and Wild Mushrooms, Covered with a Light Parmesan Crust and Baked Golden Brown). For the most hearty of appetites they also offer their signature One Pound Prime Rib Dinner for only $20 prepared from certified 1881 Omaha Hereford beef.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Alcohol: Full Bar


Sunday11:00am / 9:00pm
Monday11:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 9:00pm
Friday11:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 10:00pm

Sage Deli

  • Serving: Breakfast, American, Snacks / Hotdogs, Pizza

Sage Deli at Black bear Casino offers a wide range of light fare twenty four hours a day. Start your day with breakfast for under $5 up until 10am, then dog into a  mouth watering burger or deli sandwich for lunch. They also offer quite a few quick and easy snacks for the times you simply want to recharge your gaming batteries. Soups, salads, and fresh pizza - by the pie or by the slice round out the offering.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday12:00am / 12:00am
Monday12:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00am / 12:00am
Thursday12:00am / 12:00am
Friday12:00am / 12:00am
Saturday12:00am / 12:00am

Black Bear Coffee Shop

  • Serving: Desserts, Coffee, Ice Cream, Snacks, Bread and Pastries

Black Bear Coffee Shop serves up a lot more than piping hot or iced Starbucks coffee! Located just off the hotel lobby near the arcade,  you'll find wraps, ice cream, muffins,  sundaes, malts, shakes, fresh baked goods, local newspapers and free high-speed internet access. Order your favorites in a casual atmosphere and enjoy Starbucks signature creations such as gourmet coffee, latte,  cappuccino, and Frappuccino blended beverages along with  others made just for you, and just the way you like them.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday6:00am / 8:00pm
Monday6:00am / 8:00pm
Tuesday6:00am / 8:00pm
Wednesday6:00am / 8:00pm
Thursday6:00am / 8:00pm
Friday6:00am / 8:00pm
Saturday6:00am / 8:00pm

Black Bear Casino Venues & Hotspots

Otter Creek Event Center

Enjoy top name recording artists from every genre, big time comedy kings and queens, or even cage fighting (men or women) at the Otter Creek Event Center at The Bear. From country sensations like Joe Nichols to Pinnacle Fighting Systems star fighter there is never a dull moment at the state of the art Otter Creek Event Center. Rock stars and tribute bands appear often as well.

Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret

The Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret at Black Bear Casino is a great place to relax with old or new friends while you enjoy your favorite beverages. Hot bands will get you up and dancing and Comedy Night comedians will keep you laughing long after the show.  The atmosphere is energized and the surroundings are stylish with super deep cobalt blue accents. enjoy local, regional and national touring acts Thursday through Saturday. Come in on Wednesday for Comedy Night. The nightclub is open daily, from 3pm - 2am.

Black Bear Casino Golfing

Black Bear Golf Course

The Black Bear Golf Course is surrounded by the beautiful Minnesota woodlands with well kept greens and fairways for your enjoyment. For Tee Times, call 218-722-T OFF or online at the Black Bear Golf Course Website listed above.

Black Bear Casino Casino Jobs

Coffee Shop Barista at Black Bear Casino Resort

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:53:51 GMT

*PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * * Welcomes and connects with every customer. * Discover customer needs and appropriately suggests product with every customer to...

Gift Shop Clerk at Black Bear Casino Resort

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:06:57 GMT

Second Floor, Black Bear Hotel*. Maintains proper attendance in accordance with casino policy. Reports to work on time in accordance with casino policy....

Inventory Control Technician at Black Bear Casino Resort

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:36:32 GMT

*No online applications will be accepted!* *TO APPLY: * *Complete an application and submit to: * *Human Resource Department* *Second Floor, Black Bear...

Steward at Black Bear Casino Resort

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:45:12 GMT

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Arcade Attendant at Black Bear Casino Resort

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:10:42 GMT

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