Where to play poker in British Columbia

British Columbia may not have the most poker tables in Canada, but they do have some of the best casinos for live poker in Canada.  You still can find over seventy poker tables throughout the province.  The Parq Vancouver Casino and the River Rock Casino Resort both have some of the largest poker rooms in Canada and not surprisingly have some of the best live poker tournaments in Canada.  There is also a wider game selection at the BC casinos, for those of you looking for something other than just Texas Holdem.  Overall, lower British Columbia is probably the best place for poker in Canada.  Looking for a place to play live poker in BC?  If so, you can check out the street address of the five largest poker room in BC, or check out our map for easy directions.


Gaming Facility

Poker Tables

Street Address

Parq Vancouver Casino

18

39 Smithe Street, Vancouver

Cascades Casino

6

20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley

River Rock Casino Resort

25

8811 River Road, Richmond




Casinos in B.C.

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has 951 slot machines and nine different types of table games including roulette and Blackjack.  There is a lot of live entertainment options here at the Hard Rock Casino in Vancouver.  You can catch a live act at the Asylum Sound Stage, at the Unlisted Lounge or at the 1000 seat Molson Canadian Theatre.  Typically, the Asylum Sound Stage and Unlisted Lounge live performance have no cover charge and can be heard throughout the gaming floor.  The Molson Canadian Theatre generally feature more well-known acts, but still in an intimate environment.  If you will be in the Hard Rock Casino of Vancouver area, you may want to check out their events page.  If you just interested in the bigger shows, you can also visit their Molson Canadian Theatre events page to find out who will be playing while you are here.
    If you are interested in grabbing a drink, a snack or having a meal, you will have a good amount of options to choose from here.  Fú Express offers quick serve Asian cuisine where you can create your own noodle bowl.  You can also create your own sandwich at Chip's Sandwich Shop or go the buffet at Unlisted.  You can also order a meal at Roadies Burger Bar, the Neptune Chinese Kitchen or at the Asylum lounge.
    There are 951 slot machines offering the latest games.  You can wager as little as a penny or play their high limit slot machines including some slot machines in Privé, which is their ultra-private high limit rooms.  The machines are coin less and use TITO, ticket in - ticket out.  Some of the popular slots here include; Triple Diamonds, Race to Win, Star Wars, Wheel of Fortune, Men In Black and Bonus Times.
    There are eleven Blackjack tables including double deck Blackjack, 6-deck shoe Blackjack and Kings Bounty Blackjack, three Roulette tables, one Progressive Fortune Pai Gow table and sixteen baccarat tables including EZ-Baccarat, Midi Baccarat, Squeeze EZ-Baccarat and Squeeze Midi Baccarat.  The table games are operating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  There is also Baccarat inside Privé, which is an ultra-private, ultra-high stakes and secure betting room.

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Phone Numbers: (604) 523-6888
Address: 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam, BC
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River Rock Casino

River Rock Casino is a 70,000 square foot casino with one of the largest poker rooms in Canada, 1200 slot machines and is open 24/7.  Poker tournaments are available here including around the clock qualifiers for much larger tournaments.  Patron will have a great selection of eating establishments here including Starbucks, Tramonto, Curve, The Buffet, Sea Harbour, Chopsticks Noodle House, Number 3, Rock House and Zio's.
    If you are looking for live entertainment, you will have two choices.  There is the Curve lounge that offers live local entertainment seven days a week.  There is also the Show Theatre, which offers over 21,000 square feet of event space and it can transform between three different floor plans.  This helps in providing a wide range of shows.  To know ahead of time what is playing while you are in town, you can check the Curve entertainment calendar and the River Rock Show Theatre events page.
    River Rock Casino and Resort has the most slot machines in British Columbia.  Over 1200 gaming machines are here, with popular games such as; Wheel of Fortune, Bonus Times, Price is Right, Double Diamond, Playboy Slots, Saturday Night Live.  You can play high-limit slot machines inside the Privé slots room and the Jade Room.
    Blackjack (you can play two squares if you are wagering $50+ per hand), Fortune Pai Gow, Craps, 4-Card Poker, 3-Card Poker, Texas Holdem Bonus Poker, Baccarat (EZ-Baccarat, Squeeze EZ-Baccarat, Squeeze Midi Baccarat) and Roulette can all be played here.  This casino boasts that it has the most baccarat tables of any casino in North America.  When you include the poker room, there are 114 tables here, many of which are baccarat tables, at the River Rock Casino.  You can find high limit table game action at the Maple Leaf Room, the Dogwood Room, the Salon Privé and the Salon Premium, which is an elite baccarat room located inside the Privé room.  You can find high-limit baccarat at all these rooms, but only the Maple Leaf room has high-limit blackjack tables.
    This is one of the largest poker rooms in Canada, with 25 poker tables.  Poker tournaments run here often including qualifier tournaments that run frequently.  The ring games buy in start as low as $30 and slowly move up to high limit Texas Hold'em tables.  Limit and no-limit Texas Hold'em as well as pot-limit Omaha can be played here.  There is a bad beat jackpot that was over $396,000 last time we checked.  The poker room is open seven days a week from 11:00 AM to 3:00 AM.

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Phone Numbers: (604) 436-2211
Address: 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC
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Cascades Casino

Blackjack, roulette, baccarat and Ultimate Texas Hold'em are just some of the games you can play inside this Langley BC casino.  1000+ slot machines, the Glacier bar, the Match Eatery & Public House, a buffet, eleven different table games and a five-table Texas Holdem poker room are all available here.  There is also a 26,000 square foot convention center at the Cascades Casino.
    Over 1001 slot machines are available with all the newest games.  Penny machines and dollar machines can be found on their gaming floor.  There is also the Crystal room, which is a semi-private slot room.    If you haven't been here for quite a while, then you might be surprised by the variety of table games here.  In total there are twenty-three table featuring, Blackjack including double-deck blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette, 3-Card Poker, Fortune Pai Gow, 4-Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, Fast Action Hold'em, Free Bet Blackjack and Squeeze Baccarat.    There is a 5-table poker room inside the casino.  Poker players can play Texas Holdem here 24/7.  There is, last time we checked, a bad beat jackpot that is maxed out at $500,000.

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Phone Numbers: (604) 530-2211
Address: 20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC
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Parq Vancouver Casino

The Parq Vancouver Casino has over 30,000 square feet of casino floor space, there is a 30,000 square foot elevated park six floors from street level, 62,000 square feet of meeting space, two luxury hotels and a high-end spa.  There is also a fitness center for their guests, the Aqua Lounge that features a hydrotherapy tub, yoga space and chaise lounges all outside on the terrace.  There are four restaurants for the public including Honey Salt, The Victor, BC Kitchen, MRKT East and there is also the Lotus Lounge, that features live entertainment on a regular basis.  If you are looking for a private space for your event, you can go to 1886, The Victor private dining room or the D/6 Bar and hidden lounge.  You can also rent one of the many meeting rooms and ballrooms throughout the complex.
    There is a great variety of promotions and tournaments here, including daily poker tournaments, slot tournaments, blackjack tournaments and baccarat tournaments.  Some are free to play, but others require a small buy-in to enter.  If you don't feel like entering in any of the tournaments, you can still play at six-hundred slot machines, a great variety of table games and two types of poker in their poker room.
    600 slot machines are available, with the latest games.  The casino uses a coin less operation called TITO (ticket in - ticket out) for their gaming machines.  There are low limit slot machines throughout the casino floor and high-limit slot machines inside the Fortune Lounge.  Every Monday from 1:00PM to 3:00PM there is a $2000 Sunsational Slot tournament, which has a $700 first place prize and the buy-in is only $10.
    Counting the poker room, there are seventy-five tables featuring Blackjack, Craps, Baccarat and Roulette.  If you like playing the table games, you should check out the Parq Vancouver promotions page.  The promotions do change, but last time we checked, there was a $10,000 Blackjack Freeroll tournament on the last Sunday of the month, a $2,500 Baccarat Freeroll every Thursday and a $3,000 Blackjack tournament on Tuesday.  If you are a player on a budget or just like a good deal, you can take advantage of the $5 Table Game Happy Hour.  From 7:00AM to 12:00PM there will be $5 tables, free coffee and $2 sandwiches.
    The poker room is located on the second floor of the casino.  Texas Holdem and Omaha is regularly played here.  There is a High Hand bonus paid out daily and a growing Bad Beat jackpot, which was over $10,000 for Omaha and over $102,000 for Texas Hold'em, the last time we checked.
   There is at least one poker tournament per day here.  Most of the tournaments have a buy-in between $85 and $115, except for Sundays.  On Sunday there are bigger buy-ins including the monthly $500 Super Sunday tournament.

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Phone Number: (604) 683-7277
Address: 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 0R3
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Grand Villa Casino

Grand Villa Casino has 1200 slot machines with the latest games on them.  Double Red, Haywire, Blazing 7s, Wild & Lucky, Gimme 5 are just some of the games found on the gaming machines here at Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby.  Patrons can catch a bite to eat or a drink at the Buffet, the Chow Lucky Noodle Bar, Personas, Alpina Bar and the Centro Bar.  At Personas there is typically Smarty Pints Trivia on Wednesday and live local entertainment on Friday and Saturday.  At the Alpina Bar there is a DJ on Friday and Saturday.
    There are 1200 slot machines available at the Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby, with all of the latest slots.  You can wager as little as a penny or play at the high-limit slot machines in the Maple Room.
    Blackjack, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Baccarat, Roulette, 3-Card Poker, 4-Card Poker, Craps, Squeeze Baccarat, Fast Action Hold'em, EZ Baccarat and Ultimate Texas Hold'em Poker can be played here.  You will be able to play high-limit Baccarat and Blackjack inside the Lions Room.  Inside the Cypress Room you can play high-limit Squeeze Baccarat and Blackjack.
    There are eleven tables inside the poker room featuring no-limit Texas Holdem and pot-limit Omaha.  The stakes for Texas Hold'em are $1/$3, $2/$5 and $5/$10.  Last time we checked, the bad beat jackpot for Texas Hold'em was at $500,000.  The stakes for Omaha are $2/$2, $1/$3/$5 and $5/$5.

Contact Information
Phone Number: (604) 436-2211
Address: Grand Villa Casino, 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC
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