Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. It is a primary business, cultural, financial and transportation center in the Metro Detroit area, which is the second largest metropolitan area in the Midwestern United States and home to 5.3 million people.
Detroit is a Lively Tourism Destination
Tourism in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan is a significant factor for the region’s culture and for its economy, comprising nine percent of the area’s two million jobs. About 15.9 million people visit Metro Detroit annually, spending an estimated $4.8 billion. Detroit is one of the largest American cities and metropolitan regions to offer casino resort hotels. Leading multi-day events throughout Metro Detroit attract super-sized crowds of hundreds of thousands to over three million people.
Greektown is Detroit’s Gaming and Entertainment District
Detroit’s Greektown is a busy entertainment district. The city is a center for the major casino resort hotels – MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino, Greektown Casino, and Caesars Windsor just across the river in Canada – which support an active nightlife. The metropolitan region’s potential to attract super-sized crowds should not be underestimated. Just across the river, Caesars Windsor attracts about six million visitors annually. The Detroit casino and gaming industry is one of the largest among the American cities and metropolitan regions that offer casino resort hotels.
Quick Facts on Detroit Casinos
There are a total of three (3) casinos in Detroit as of now. Players can enjoy more than 9,000 gaming machines, and almost 300 table games in the sprawling expanse of the city. Poker is popular in the Detroit casinos as well, as there are about 24 live poker tables among those three large casino resorts mentioned above.
In terms of gaming capacity, the largest casino in Detroit is none other than the MGM Grand Detroit. It features about 100,000 square feet of pure casino gaming excitement, as this gargantuan gaming plaza hosts about 4,000 slots and game machines, together with almost 100 table games.