Category Archive Canadian Poker Rooms


Casino Regina

Casino Regina is is the biggest casino is Saskatchewan and is home to major Canadian poker tournaments such as the Station Poker Classic and Harvest Poker Classic. Casino Regina is one of the major tourist attractions in the entire province of Saskatchewan. The Delta Regina Hotel, which is used to accommodate guests at the casino,  is the tallest building in Regina.

Poker Tournaments a Casino Regina

Aside from the two major tournaments Casino Regina hosts every year, there are weekly tournaments running as well. An interesting note about the poker tournaments a Casino Regina is that they are all “re-entry” events. This differs from a “re-buy” tournament because players are only allowed to “re-enter” before the end of “level 3” if they have lost all their chips.

Tuesday Night Tournaments

Texas Hold’em No Limit Re-buy
Buy In:$20.00 + $10.00 Registration Fee (1000 Chips)
Re-buys: $20.00 – Unlimited Conditional (1000 Chips)
Add-on: $20 (2000 Chips)

Texas Hold’em No Limit Freeze-out
Buy In: $100.00 or $150.00 + $10.00 Registration Fee (5000 Chips)

No Limit Freeze- out Knockout
Buy In: $100.00 or $150.00 + $10.00 Registration Fee (5000 Chips)
$100.00 KO = $25 for each KO
$150.00 KO = $50 for each KO

Wednesday Night Tournaments

Texas Hold’em No Limit Re-buy
Re-buys: $20.00 – Unlimited Conditional (1000 Chips) Add-on: $20 (2000 Chips)
Satellite tournaments are indicated by HPC or SPC. Seats will be rewarded for indicated major tournament.

Texas Hold’em No Limit Freeze-out

Buy In: $100.00 + $10.00 Registration Fee (5000 Chips)

No Limit Freeze- out Knockout
Buy In: $100.00 or $150.00 + $10.00 Registration Fee (5000 Chips)
$100.00 KO = $25 for each KO
$150.00 KO = $50 for each KO
** Maximum Capacity for all Open Events is 90 Players. Once capacity is reached, a waiting list for extra players will be taken for the first hour only.

Big Buy-In Sunday Tournaments

$300.00 +$50 = 7,500 Chips
$500.00 + $50 = 10,000 Chips
25 minute levels for Sunday events Oct 16 –April 15. May 6th event will have 30 minute levels.
All Casino Regina Sunday Big Buy-In tournaments are re-entry events.

More Info About Casino Regina

Casino Regina is located at a National Heritage Site known as Union Train Station. It is the premiere casino in Saskatchewan that accommodates over 2 Million visitors per year.

Casino Regina hours: 7 days a week, 9am – 4am*
1880 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina , Saskatchewan
S4P 0B2
Toll free: 1-800-555-3189


Casino De Montreal

The Casino de Montreal is the largest casino in Canada and is the destination for many gamblers from outside of Quebec due to the age restriction being 18, which is lower than other provinces. Commonly referred to as Casino Montreal, or Montreal Casino, it is the home to the Royal Serie de Poker.

Tournaments as Casino Montreal

There are weekly poker tournaments running Monday-Thursday at Casino Montreal, these tournaments are all in the no-limit holdem format with buy -ins ranging from $60-$120. The Casino de Montreal is also host to the “Royal Serie de Poker”, a large buy-in tournament held annually that has a prize pool in the 6 figure range.

Cash Games at Casino Montreal

The Casino de Montreal features 20 tables all offering no limit holdem games with $1/$2 blinds.

Casino de Montreal Info

Address: 1 Avenue du Casino, Montreal, QC H3C 4W7

Phone: (514) 392-2746

Sunday Open 24 hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours


Great Blue Heron Casino

The Great Blue Heron Casino is located in Port Perry, Ontario and is less than an hours drive away from Toronto. Most commonly referred to as the “Blue Heron”, it is one of the prime destinations for players in Ontario looking for live poker action.  Aside from poker, The Blue Heron is also noted for it’s fine dining.

Poker at the Great Blue Heron Casino

The Great Blue Heron Casino offers poker players a nice selection of both cash games and tournaments. Texas Hold’em and Omaha cash games can be found, along with Sit and Go tournaments, and multi tale tournaments as well.

Cash Games

The poker room, or poker “pit”, at the Blue Heron Casino has 12 tables with stakes ranging from $5-$10 all the way to $50-$100. Both Texas Hold’em and Omaha cash games are available at the Blue Heron.


Big buy-in live action tournaments such as the Spring Classic can be found at the Blue Heron Casino. There is usually one major tournament a moth that takes place, with smaller weekly ones.

Sit and Go Tournaments

The Blue Heron has live Sit and Go tournaments running every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Players show up after 11am and when all the seats are filled a Sit and Go will begin.

More About The Great Blue Heron Casino

Please visit our Ontario poker section to find out the latest news about poker at the Blue Heron. If you would like to inquire more about the Great Blue Heron Charity Casino you can visit their website. The location and contact info can be found there, along with directions.


McPhillips Station Casino

The McPhillips Station Casino is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and it has been operating since 1993. The McPhillips Station Casino is owned and operated by the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation, along with the Club Regent Casino.

Poker Room at the McPhillips Station Casino

There five poker tables in the poke room at the McPhillips Station Casino, they offer No Limit Hold’em cash games and tournaments.

Cash Games

The only stakes that are offered are $1/$2 No Limit Holdem, just ask the floor person to direct you to the poker room where you can inquire about seating.

Sit and Go’s

The poker room at McPhillips Station is now offering Sit and Go tournaments as well. Players put their names down on a list ad the tournament begins when the seats are filled.


The McPhillips Station Casino is now hosting major Canadian poker tournaments like the recent Manitoba Lotteries Poker Open. Which attracted large amounts of players from all over the country.

More Info About McPhillips Station Casino

It is sometimes reffered to as the “McPhillips Street Station Casino” and you can find out more info from their website. One thing thing to remember is the McPhillips Station Casino’s poker room is not open 24/7. The hours of operation for the poker room are:

Monday to Thursday: 6:30 PM to 3:00AM
Friday to Sunday: 1:00 PM to 3:00AM

The hours of operation for the Casino:
Mon-Sat 10:00AM to 3:00AM,
Sunday Noon to 3AM

(204) 957-2500
484 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, Mb, R2X 2H2


River Rock Casino Resort

River Rock Casino map and location in Richmond BC

The River Rock Casino Resort is located in Richmond, BC, 5 minutes from the Vancouver International Airport, and is the largest casino in British Columbia. The River Rock Casino has been in operation since 2004, and is one of the top live poker rooms in the Greater BC Area. The River rock Casino serves home to the BC Poker Championships, along with being a popular Casino filming location in the Vancouver film industry.

Poker Room at the River Rock Casino

The River Rock Casino offers a full range of poker ring games including Texas Hold’em, Omaha and 7 Card Stud. No limit Hold’em tournaments are also running daily.

Games Limits No Limit
Texas Hold’em 2/4 4/8 10/20 20/40 1/2 2/5 5/5 5/10
Omaha 4/8 3/6
Omaha 8 or better 10/20
Seven Card Stud 5/10 10/20

The poker room at the River Rock Casino is open 24/7 and offers bar and food service in the poker room itself. There are also Deckmate card shufflers on hand which keep the games moving along much faster. If you have any questions about poker at the River Rock Casino, you can call their “poker hotline” at (604) 247-8983 for any info you might need. You can also visit their website.

More Info About the River Rock Casino

The address for the River Rock Casino and a map of the area can be found below, along with contact info for the casino and hotel.

River Rock Casino Resort
8811 River Road Richmond BC V6X 3P8

Tel. 604.247.8900
Fax. 604.207.2641
T/Free. 1.866.748.3718
Open 24 Hours a Day



Deerfoot Inn and Casino

The Deerfoot Inn and Casino is located in Calgary, Alberta and is known for it’s luxurious hotel accommodations along with it’s fine gaming. The Deerfoot Inn is known to poker players for providing great high limit poker action. The Deerfoot Inn is visible from over one kilometer away, located at the hilltop of Deerfoot & Barlow Trails in the southwest corner of Calgary.

Poker Room at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino

The poker room is private and closed off from the rest of the Casino in a very elegant setting. There are ten poker tables in the poker room at the Deerfoot Inn.

Cash Games

You can find both No Limit Texas Holdem and Pot Limit Omaha cash games at the Deerfoot Inn. The stakes range all the way from $1-$2 to $25-$50.

Sit and Go’s

The Deerfoot Inn poker room does not currently run Sit and Go tournaments.


The Deerfoot Inn and Casino is committed to providing Calgary poker players with weekly tournaments action like the “Deerfoot Sundays” which are $170 buy-in NL Holdem tournaments. In addition to these smaller tournaments, the Deerfoot Inn host major Canadian poker tournaments like the Chrome Classic.

More about the Deerfoot Inn & Casino

You can find out more about the Deerfoot Inn & Casino at their official website. This includes information on how to register for tournaments, as well as booking a stay. You can find the contact information and directions to the Deerfoot Inn and Casino below.

Deerfoot Inn & Casino
1000, 11500 – 35 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Z 3W4

Club 1
Toll Free
P. (403) 236-7529F. (403) 252-4767
P. (403) 236-7542F. (403) 236-8033
(403) 236-7542 ext. 3042
1-877-236-5225 (international calling)
1-888-875-INNS (4667) within Canada

Casino Yellowhead

Casino Yellowhead is located in Edmonton, just off the Yellowhead Trail which which gives the casino it’s name. Casino Yellowhead is one of the largest casinos in Western Canada and has a 12 table poker room and is home to Canadian poker tournaments like the Klondike Open.

Poker Tournaments at Casino Yellowhead

There are weekly tournaments running at Casino Yellowhead on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Every second Saturday of the month there is a “Deep Stack” tournament that draws a lot of interest.

Mondays and Fridays

Mondays and Fridays at 7:00PM: $100 (buy-in for 9,000 chips) + $10 (registration fee) + $5 (tournament bad beat) + optional $5 (for 1,000 bonus chips)

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:00PM: $50 (buy-in for 5,000 chips) + $5 (registration fee) + $5 (tournament bad beat) + optional $5 (for 1,000 bonus chips)

Deep Stack Tournament

Second Saturday of every month is our Deep Stack tournament: $300 (buy-in for 18,000 chips) + $30 (registration fee) + $5 (tournament bad beat) + optional $10 (for 2,000 bonus chips)

Casino Yellowhead Info

Address: 12464 153 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5V 1S5
Phone:(780) 497-7657


Casino Edmonton

The “Casino Edmonton” is a 72,000 square foot structure that houses over 850 slot machines, but it’s live poker room and tournaments have been growing in popularity as Casino Edmonton has been expanding to serve the needs of poker starved Albertans. It is located on Argyll Road east of 75 Street. It is the only Casino in Edmonton located south side of the North Saskatchewan River.

Poker Room at Casino Edmonton

Along with their weekly poker tournaments, Casino Edmonton has added a monthly “deep stack tournament” that runs for two days on the last weekend of every month. This is one of the new live poker attractions Casino Edmonton has offered to it’s players who are looking for a more authentic poker tournament experience.

Monthly Double Day Deepstacks Tournament at Casino Edmonton

Buy-in $300 (18,000 chips)
Admin fee $30
Optional bonus chips $10 (2,000 chips)

Top 10% from each day play finals on Sundays @ noon

Weekly Poker Tournaments at Casino Edmonton

The regular weekly poker tournaments at Casino Edmonton run every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. There is also a “turbo” tournament that runs every Friday. Note: the weekly Saturday and Sunday tournaments do not run on the last weekend of every month due to the deepstack tournament.

Tuesday & Thursday
$50 + $5 + $5
Starts @ 7pm
$5,000 in chips + $1,000 Bonus
Re-entry’s until first break

$100 + $10 + $5
Starts @ 4pm
$9,000 in chips + $1,000 Bonus
Re-entry’s until first break

Friday Turbo
$40 + $5 + $5
Starts @ 7pm
$4,000 in chips + $1,000 Bonus
Re-entry’s until the first break

$60 + $5 + $5
Starts @ 7pm
$6,000 in chips + $1,000 Bonus
Re-entry’s till first break


Playground Poker Club Montreal

The Playground Poker Club was established in 2010 and was intended to be an upscale private poker club that served high limit players in Quebec. Located just minutes outside of Montreal, the Playground Poker Club is home to many of Canada’s top players and local celebrity regulars who enjoy a game of poker. You can even find the likes of Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Guy Carboneau and UFC fighter Patrick Cote sitting next to Mike the Grinder Mizrachi!

Playground Poker Club Tournaments

The Playground Poker Club is the home to the WPT Montreal tournament and the upcoming 2013 WPT Canadian Spring Championship. The PPC also runs daily poker tournaments, ranging from small to medium buy-ins in both Holem and Omaha. There are usually 2 or 3 tournaments going on each day!

Playground Poker Club Cash Games 

The cash games at the Playground Poker Club range from $1-2 No Limit Holdem all the way to their $10-25 “big game” which requires prior approval to play at. The Playground Poker Club is also one of the few live poker rooms in Canada to offer Pot Limit Omaha games running daily, ranging in limits from $1-2 up to $5-10.

Info On Playground Poker Club

1500 Unit C Route 138
Kahnawake, Québec, J0L 1B0
(450) 635-7653


Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort

Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort

The Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort has become the premiere destination for live poker in Canada. Referred to by local players as both “Fallsview Casino” and “Casino Niagara”, the Casino has surpassed it competitors and become somewhat of a poker “Mecca” in Ontario. What has garnered Fallsview Casino worldwide acclaim is their annual “Fallsview Poker Classic” tournament series which draws players from all over the globe.

Poker Room at Niagara Fallsview Casino

The poker room at Fallsview Casino offers all standard poker games such as; Hold-em, Omaha, Omaha 8/b, and 7 Card Stud. The limit that are offered range all the way from $1-$2 to $500-$1000. The poker room a Fallsview is definitely the spot fir players who need high limit action in Ontario.

More Information about Niagara Fallsview Casino

The Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort address and map can be found below, along with a toll free telephone number in which players can ask questions 24/7.

For more information call 1-888-325-5788

Fallsview Casino Resort
6380 Fallsview Boulevard
Niagara Falls, Ontario
L2G 7X5

a map with directions to Niagara Fallsview Casino and Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.