Here Are The 25 Biggest Jackpots Won At Michigan Retail Casinos In 2023

Written By Drew Ellis on January 4, 2024
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It was a big year for jackpots at Michgan’s retail casinos in 2023.

Over 25 different people collected a win of $100,000 or more throughout the year.

Here’s a look at the top 25 retail casino jackpots collected in 2023. This story does not touch on jackpots won at online casinos in Michigan.

Four Winds Casino handed out biggest jackpot in April

We reached out to all of the retail casinos in Michigan seeking their top jackpots from the last year.

While we didn’t hear from everyone, we did hear from most. Four Winds Casino was the one to take home the honor of the biggest jackpot last year at nearly $771,000. Overall, the casino had five of the top 13 jackpots this year.

Here’s how the top jackpots looked in 2023 from those that provided information.

1. Four WindsApril 6$770,953Buffalo Grand Deluxe
2. Gun LakeAug. 28$727,271UFL Explosion
3. MGM Grand DetroitJune 30$381,805Wheel of Fortune
4. Hollywood CasinoNov. 28$294,273Perfect Pairs
5. Hollywood CasinoNov. 8$220,155Perfect Pairs
6. FireKeepersJuly 10$200,173Dollar Storm
Caribbean Gold
7. MotorCity CasinoMay 26$150,675Shimmering 7s
8. MotorCity CasinoMarch 22$150,041Perfect Pairs
9. Hollywood CasinoOct. 26$148,098N/A
10. Four WindsSept. 7$146,788Money Charge
11. Four WindsApril 1$143,134Cash Jolt
12. Four WindsJuly 28$127,294Cash Wheel
13. Four WindsAug. 13$124,329Wheel of Fortune
Triple Gold
14. Gun LakeApril 4$121,517Dollar Storm
15. Gun LakeJune 10$120,000Triple Gold Bars
16. Hollywood CasinoJune 27$113,950Perfect Pairs
17. FireKeepersAug. 19$112,500Blazin 777 Triple
Double Jackpot Wild
18. Soaring EagleSept. 6$111,674Double Koi Riches
19. MotorCity CasinoMarch 9$110,533Perfect Pairs
20. MGM Grand DetroitSept. 6$108,000Triple Diamond Dollars
21. Four WindsJuly 26$106,096Cleopatra II
22. MotorCity CasinoNov. 12$100,160Double Lucky Strike
T23. FireKeepersMay 17$100,000TPL Strike
T23. FireKeepersJune 4$100,000Double Gold
T23. FireKeepersSept. 30$100,000Double Diamond Strike
T23. MGM Grand DetroitOct. 15$100,000Poker Jacks or Better
T23. MGM Grand DetroitDec. 14$100,000Huff N More Puff

MGM Grand Detroit gives out over $250 million in 2023

Throughout 2023, we saw multiple casinos regularly dishing out the cash.

The MGM Grand Detroit was among them, as they gave out nearly $254 million in jackpot payouts last year.

While they aren’t heavily featured on our countdown, they came through frequently with jackpots above $50,000.

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Drew Ellis is currently the Lead Writer of He was the former Lead Writer of PlayMichigan, the No. 1 source for online gambling news in Michigan. A lifelong resident of the state, Ellis has been working in various forms of media since 1998, including more than a decade in the sports betting industry prior to transitioning into US casino markets in 2020.

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