|Casino opened:||August 9, 1999|
|Casino sq/ft:||62,575 sq/ft|
|Convention sq/ft:||35,800 sq/ft|
|Poker Room:||Dakota Magic Poker Room|
|Venues:||Dakota Magic Convention Center|
|Golf:||Dakota Winds Golf Course|
Dakota Magic Casino Resort Review
The Dakota Magic Casino Resort located in Hankinson, North Dakota opened in August of 1999 and has gone through a few expansion and renovations since then. The 63,575 square foot casino opened with a two-story, 84 room hotel. The next year 35,800 square feet of entertainment/convention space was added and in 2004 a hotel expansion added two suites and 40 more rooms. The total finished built-out space is now 160,000 square feet.
There are over 1,000 slot and video poker machines, keno, 18 table games, a high stakes gaming area, poker room, lounge, fine dining restaurant, a buffet restaurant and a golf course with clubhouse. The casino is open 24 hours a day.
Dakota Magic is owned and operated by Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe. They also own Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel and Dakota Connection Casino, both in South Dakota.
Gaming at Dakota Magic Casino
The huge casino floor at Dakota Magic holds over 1,000 of your favorite and brand new slots, video poker, and video keno games so it's a good thing they are open 24 hours a day! SLots denominations range from half a cent (two lines for a penny) up to $25 per line if you are feeling lucky. Some of the machines serve up to 9 different games so you don't even have to wander around looking for a new hot streak.
Blackjack, with bets from $3 to $250 per hand runs from 10am until 2am with the occasional table staying open until 4am on weekends. Try the "push you win" table if you just can't get over the hump. Try the new 3-Way-Action game that let you play blackjack, poker, and war in one smooth transition. Craps and roulette games start at 6pm weekdays and 4pm weekends.
Casino games availableBlackjack
Poker at Dakota Magic Casino
Whether you have the confidence and skill to sit at one of the high limit tables, or prefer to just have fun and try to win without risking too much on one of the lower limit tables, you will find a set of competitors to challenge you at Dakota Magic. The poker room is non-smoking and offers several tables spreading Hold 'Em and Omaha.
Phone (800) 325-6825 ext. 1783 for information.
Poker games available:Texas Hold'em
Dining & Restaurants
- Serving: Buffet, Cafe/Variety
With a spread like this you won't have a problem finding just what you want to eat! Magic Buffet serves lunch weekdays and an early brunch, lunch, and dinner weekends. The main dish station serves up hearty portions of your favorite entree, the salad bar is overflowing with healthy choices, and the dessert bar is simply decadent.
- Price range: Average
|Sunday||9:00am / 9:00pm|
|Monday||11:00am / 2:00pm|
|Tuesday||11:00am / 2:00pm|
|Wednesday||11:00am / 2:00pm|
|Thursday||11:00am / 2:00pm|
|Friday||11:00am / 2:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am / 9:00pm|
Seven Fires Grille
- Serving: Steak, Seafood, Pizza, Cafe/Variety
The Seven Fires Grille at Dakota Magic serves breakfast lunch and dinner in an elegant setting with a cozy atmosphere. But it's not all about $19 steaks and $14.75 fillets of fish here, you can also order some succulent broasted chicken, try a gourmet pizza, or simply enjoy a club sandwich, made right, at a price you might not expect.
- Price range: Budget
|Sunday||6:00am / 11:00pm|
|Monday||6:00am / 11:00pm|
|Tuesday||6:00am / 11:00pm|
|Wednesday||6:00am / 11:00pm|
|Thursday||6:00am / 11:00pm|
|Friday||6:00am / 12:00am|
|Saturday||6:00am / 12:00am|
Dakota Winds Clubhouse Bar and Grill
- Serving: American, Snacks
The Dakota Winds Clubhouse Bar and Grill offers a full menu of cocktails and drinks along with appetizers, sandwiches, baskets and more. Enjoy your meal inside along with good company, or if the weather is nice dine al fresco on the stone patio with a soothing water fountain and magnificent views of the serene golf course.
- Price range: Average
- Alcohol: Full Bar
- Good for groups
- Outdoor seating
Dakota Magic Casino Venues & Hotspots
Dakota Magic Convention Center
Dakota Magic Casino and Resort offers a cozy and intimate venue for you to see some of your favorite performers of all time. The casino website doesn't have an RSS feed, so follow them on Facebook to see who is coming next. The venue seats about 1,500 so every seat is up close and personal. During concerts you can enjoy full bar and concession service so play until it's time to rock.
Dakota Magic Casino Golfing
Dakota Winds Golf Course
Dakota Winds Golf Course was designed by renowned golf course architect, Joel Goldstrand who has built over 100 golf courses across the nation. One grand distinction of Dakota Winds is that it is a 27 hole reversible course - play 18 holes one way today, then start from the other end tomorrow for a completely novel experience with titillating challenges on the holes you repeat in reverse. The course covers 165 acres and measures 5,200 yards from the front tees and 6,950 yards from the back tees.
Dakota Magic Casino RV Parking
Dakota Magic Casino Resort has an RV park with 25 spaces located in the northwest corner of the paved parking lot. Some are pull through and some must be backed into. No WiFi is provided but some visitors report getting good signal from the lobby. There are no showers or toilet amenities provided, but electric, water and sewer hook-ups are available. Pet friendly.
- Dakota Magic Gift Shop (Gifts)