Leelanau Sands Casino in Peshawbestown

2521 NW Bayshore Dr., Peshawbestown, MI | 800-922-2946 | Leelanau Sands Casino

Leelanau Sands Casino is located in northern Michigan on the Grand Traverse Bay off of Lake Michigan. The casino has 350 slot and video poker machines, live table games, a bingo hall, and sports betting. There are weekly Euchre tournaments. The property has one dining option, 50 hotel rooms, and an RV Park.

Turtle Creek Casino and Grand Traverse Resort and Spa are related properties. Caesars is Leelanau Sands Casino’s interactive partner. There is a licensed and legal online sportsbook and real money casino available through this agreement.

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Leelanau Sands Casino

There are 350 slots and video poker machines. Live table games are available Thursday through Sunday. The casino is open daily from 9am until 2am. Tables open at 2pm. Games include blackjack, craps, Louisiana Stud, 00 roulette, and Three Card Poker.

Blackjack pays 3:2. Double down before and after splitting, as well as re-split aces, are permitted. The dealer hits soft 17. Table limits typically range from $10 to $200.

Craps is offered with 10x odds. There is a free buy on the 4 and 10. It has a $5 minimum bet. Double zero roulette has a $1 minimum bet. The other games tend to start at $5.

Leelanau Sands Casino hosts a weekly Euchre tournament. The tournament starts at 7pm on Mondays. Registration starts an hour prior. The entry fee is $10 or 1,000 points.

Leelanau Sands players club

The Grand Rewards Players Club is used at Leelanau Sands Casino and Turtle Creek Casino. There are five tiers available. Tier increases result in more rewards such as promotion bonus entry multipliers and discounts. The players club also provides discounts at the Gallery of Shops inside Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.

Leelanau Sands bingo hall

Bingo games are held three times a week in the Birch Room at Leelanau Sands Casino. On Wednesdays and Fridays, games start at 6pm with the main session starting at 7pm. On Sundays, games begin at 1pm with the main session at 2pm. Both paper and electronic cards are available to play. 

Leelanau Sands sportsbook

Caesars Sportsbook kiosks are located throughout the casino. A sportsbook is located at Turtle Creek Casino.

Dining and drinks at Leelanau Sands Casino

There is one dining option at Leelanau Sands Casino. Drinks are available at the Suttons Bay Bar on the casino floor.

  • Big Dex’s Restaurant – Breakfast until 11am. Pizza, sandwiches, and burgers. 
Dining options at Leelanau Sands Casino
Sunday – ThursdayBig Dex’s Restaurants: 9am-11pm
Friday & SaturdayBig Dex’s Restaurants: 9am-midnight
Dining options at Leelanau Sands Casino. Last updated 7/18/2023

Leelanau Sands Hotel

Check-in: 4pm

Check out: 11am

There are 50 rooms available at the Lodge adjacent to Leelanau Sands Casino. All rooms have blackout curtains, a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker, and a hairdryer. Most rooms have a patio or balcony. All rooms are nonsmoking at Leelanau Sands. However, smoking is permitted outside on room patios as long as the door to the room remains closed.

Property amenities

The Lodge provides a free shuttle service to the casino. The property has an outdoor deck and cultural center.


Standard Woodview rooms have one king or two queen beds. These rooms have a woodland view. Bayside rooms feature two queens or a single king bed, refrigerator, and microwave. An accessible room is available with one queen and a view of the bay. It costs the same as the Woodview room with two queens.

Suites have a king bed and a separate living room with a kitchenette. These rooms have a view of the bay.

RV Park

Seasonal RV parking is available from April through October. The sites cost $25 per night and include 50/30/20 amp hookups, a dump station, a trash service, and a shuttle service to the casino.

Leelanau Sands Casino FAQ

Is Leelanau Sands Casino open 24 hours a day?

No. The casino opens daily at 9am. It is open until 2am.

What is the minimum betting age at Leelanau Sands Casino?

Bettors must be at least 18 years of age. Alcohol consumption is limited to guests 21 years of age or older.

Is smoking allowed at Leelanau Sands Casino?

No. Smoking is not permitted inside Leelanau Sands Casino.

What table games are available at Leelanau Sands Casino?

Leelanau Sands Casino deals blackjack, craps, Louisiana Stud, roulette, and Three Card Poker.

Is there a poker room at Leelanau Sands Casino?

No. There is no poker room at Leelanau Sands Casino.

Is there bingo at Leelanau Sands Casino?

Yes. Bingo games are available three days a week at Leelanau Sands Casino. 

Is there a sportsbook at Leelanau Sands Casino?

There are Caesars Sportsbook betting kiosks at Leelanau Sands Casino. 

Is mobile sports betting available through Leelanau Sands Casino?

Yes. Mobile sports bets can be placed on the Caesars Sportsbook app.

Is there a hotel at Leelanau Sands Casino?

Yes. There are 50 guest rooms available at Leelanau Sands Casino.

Is there an RV Park at Leelanau Sands Casino?

Yes. RV Parking is available from April through October at Leelanau Sands Casino.

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Last Updated on July 18, 2023 by Kristina Mehaffey