Mystic Lake Casino Resort Hotel
The Mystic Lake casino hotel is managed and owned by the Shakopa Mdewakhanton Sioux Tribe (SMSC) on the shores of Prior Lake, North Dakota, south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. With a total of 4,100 workers, the SMSC – which includes Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Little Six Casino and the Mystic Casino Resort Hotel – is the second-largest employer in Scott County. For years, Mystic Lake has been synonymous with high-quality gaming entertainment and hospitality, as well as quality customer service.
The SMSC, which is a member of the Winnebago Corporation, was founded in the early 1900s and is now one of the most recognized and respected gaming companies in the world. The SMSC was one of the pioneers in the establishment of casinos in the North American Great Plains, and the company prides itself on being an industry leader in the promotion of its member companies’ brands.
Mystic Lake Casino Resort Hotel features five separate casinos: the Black Bear Casino Resort, The Cheyenne River Casino Resort, The Dakota River Casino Resort, The Oglala Casino Resort, and The Rosewater Casino Resort. The Rosewater Casino Resort is located on the banks of the Rose River in Roseau, South Dakota. The Rosewater Casino Resort Hotel provides guests with the amenities of the hotels in Roseau: a variety of casino games, luxurious accommodations, and an attractive location on the banks of the Mississippi River. The Oglala Casino Resort Hotel, situated on the west bank of the Oglala River, offers customers the same high-quality service offered by its sister resorts. The Dakota River Casino Resort is on the western side of the Dakota River in Cody, South Dakota, and is home to The Dakota Resort Hotel.
The SMSC has also expanded its portfolio of casino properties by purchasing the historic Taj Mahal Casino Resort, situated near the town of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Taj Mahal Casino Resort Hotel is a landmark in its own right and is a popular attraction for travelers. It was built in 1932 by the philanthropist Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Aside from the many gaming establishments that the SMSC manages, it also manages a number of community activities for the residents of Prior Lake. In addition to providing entertainment and dining facilities, the SMSC manages numerous recreational activities such as horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, boating, and rafting, and other adventurous sports.
The Mystic Lake casino hotel and casino resort were recently named one of the “Ten Best” hotels in the United States by Travel + Leisure. The hotel received an excellent score for its cuisine, services, and atmosphere. The hotel has received favorable reviews for its casino activities as well, with its clean, comfortable rooms, and friendly staff.