Grandma’s Marathon is more than just a grueling 26.2-mile race; it’s a celebration of athleticism, live entertainment, delicious food, and events for the whole family to enjoy. But after all the fun and games are over up there, head down to Grand Casino Mille Lacs or Grand Casino Hinckley and give yourself some much needed R&R. You’ll find endless fun and excitement for your whole family, as well as the most luxurious accommodations in central Minnesota.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs & Hinckley offer Guests a wide variety of gaming excitement, live entertainment, top of line lodging accommodations, mouth-watering dining venues, and more! Guests of all ages are invited to come and stay at the all-inclusive retreat, each time you visit one of the casinos.
“Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley are truly places to go and have a great time,” says Bob Gustafson, public relations director at Grandma’s Marathon.
At Grand Casino Mille Lacs & Hinckley, you can choose from more than 2,500 of the latest and best penny games! China Shores™, Dragon’s Fire™, Vampire’s Embrace™, Paradise Garden™ and more. If you love slots, they have your game! Plus, to make a great place even better, Grand Casino Mille Lacs & Hinckley feature blackjack, poker, bingo, and pull tabs – not to mention the best players club in Minnesota!
Of course, Grand Casino Mille Lacs & Hinckley are not just entertainment venues; they are also proud contributors to Grandma’s Marathon. Each year, Grand Casino Mille Lacs & Hinckley participate in the Essentia Health Fitness and Health Expo during the marathon weekend. At their booth, representatives from the casinos eagerly hand out brochures, coupons, and more.
Gustafson also notes, “Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Hinckley are a fantastic part of our sponsorship team. They bring excitement with them to our event each year!”
In addition to being involved with local events such as Grandma’s Marathon, both casinos also make a large contribution to Minnesota’s economy. Grand Casino Mille Lacs recently celebrated its 21st Anniversary and in May of this year, Grand Casino Hinckley celebrated its 20th Anniversary. Since 1991, both casinos have created thousands of jobs and generated revenues that have helped build and improve schools, health care facilities, community centers, and more for the Mille Lacs Band and its members. In addition, both casinos have attracted new residents to the areas and dramatically boosted tourism, therefore resulting in dozens of new business across the central Minnesota region.
“Grand Casino Hinckley is thrilled to be a sponsor of Grandma’s Marathon again this year,” said Mel Towle, general manager for Grand Casino Hinckley. “We strive to champion events that matter most to our Guests and Associates.”
Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley are owned and operated by the Corporate Commission of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.