Camrose Resort Casino is a Best Western Collection property. Located in Camrose, in central Alberta, this location includes a 113-room hotel. The surrounding area features nine golf courses within a 45-minute radius, making it the ideal location for a golfing and gambling trip.
Camrose is small compared to the big casinos in Edmonton and Calgary, but it has more than 200 slot machines to choose from. Alongside the slots are a series of video lottery terminals — offering multiple game options. Twelve table games are available. You can enjoy blackjack, roulette and Ultimate Texas Hold ’em. A private poker room runs both cash games and tournaments throughout the week.
This page has everything you need ahead of a trip to Camrose Resort Casino. First up, we have the history of this casino plus a look at the historic town of Camrose. After that, there is information on the slots, table games and poker options. After the rewards program, this guide ends with details of the dining and hotel options at the Camrose Casino.
Camrose is a vibrant and expanding town in the middle of Alberta. The town has a population of 18,000 people. It is home to a University of Alberta campus with more than 1,000 students. The town is proud of its historic district, where you’ll find many homes and buildings restored and reflecting their 1910s construction. Here you will find many distinctive shops and restaurants.
Head to the Bailey Theatre while staying at the casino and you can enjoy a play at the oldest operating theatre in Alberta. Time your stay at the casino to coincide with events such as the Big Valley Jamboree and many other international events that hit town on an annual basis.
In total there are more than 200 slots to be enjoyed at the Camrose Resort Casino. This selection includes classics from the big slot producers like IGT, Aristocrat and Scientific Games. Camrose Casino balances its collection, with reel slots, classic video slots and the latest branded games all available.
Jackpot hunters will enjoy the opportunity to hit both in-house progressive jackpots and province-wide prizes. Note that jackpots are paid from the cage in the slot area at this casino.
Alongside the slots are a series of VLTs. They offer Class II gambling — including keno games, slots and video poker.
Unusually, the Camrose Casino is not open 24 hours. You can play slots from Sunday to Thursday between 11 a.m. and midnight. On Fridays and Saturdays, the hours of operation are extended to 2 a.m.
There are 12 table games in all at this resort. Available games include:
The table games section is open from 4 p.m. to midnight on Sunday through Thursday. As with slots, the hours are extended to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
You can enjoy player vs. player poker in a private poker room. Players have cash games and tournaments available.
On Thursday there’s a $40 tournament, with 5,000 chips and unlimited re-entry at any time during the first four levels. Friday sees a $55 event, with 7,000 chips and a single re-entry during the first four levels of play. On Saturday there is a $70 tournament, featuring a bounty, with 7,000 chips and a single re-entry during the first four levels. Players can also buy an extra 1,000 chips at any event for a $5 dealer appreciation add-on — this must be indicated to the dealer at time of buy-in.
The poker room is open from Thursday to Sunday, starting at 6 p.m. It closes at midnight on Sunday and 2 a.m. all other days.
Currently there are no sports betting options or off-track betting (horse race betting) at Camrose.
Camrose casino is part of Best Western. When you stay, you can sign up to the Best Western Rewards program. This program is free to join. As a member of the club you will earn 10 points for every dollar you spend on any qualifying stays at both the Camrose Resort Casino and any of the thousands of other locations around Canada and the rest of the world.
The club has five levels — blue, gold, platinum, diamond and diamond select. At the lowest level, blue, you earn 10 points for every dollar spent. As you move through the levels, the rate at which you earn points will increase. At the highest level, diamond select, you get an additional 50% boost to all points earned.
There are additional benefits for club members:
You can redeem the points you earn for gift cards, free stays at the resort, free travel or one-of-a-kind adventures.
The casino hosts a variety of shows and events in both its Regal Ballroom and the Joker’s Den Pub. The regular ballroom tribute shows cover a wide genre of music including rock, pop and country, and themed evenings. Tickets to these events will include dinner in the ballroom. You can also enjoy ticket packages that include a hotel stay at the resort.
In the wider Camrose area, there are even more options. Golf fans will find a huge choice of courses, with the historic town and “living museum” as popular local attractions.
There are two dining options at this resort:
The hotel at this resort has 102 standard rooms: 26 single king and 76 double queen rooms. In addition, there are 11 suites. These are three family suites, four jacuzzi suites (these double as the bridal suites) and four executive suites.
All of the rooms feature 42” flat screen TVs, free high-speed Wi-Fi and hard-wired internet connections, a microwave, a fridge, safe, iron with a full-sized board, and a coffee and tea service.
Guest can make use of the pool and water slide, as well as the hot tub. A fitness centre featuring a treadmill, free weights, recumbent bike, weight machine, elliptical and yoga mats is also available.
If you want to enjoy a casino break in the heart of Alberta, Camrose Resort Casino makes an ideal choice. Gamers will enjoy the range of slots. While smaller than the selections at some of the other Alberta casinos, all the classic games are included. Some slots give you the opportunity to win a province-wide jackpot. Head to the table games for the best in blackjack, roulette, baccarat and UTH. Poker players can enjoy cash games and tournaments in the private room.
This casino is not 24 hours, so make sure you check the opening times before you travel.
Guests can stay at the Best Western Premier Collection hotel in a choice of luxury rooms and suites. Fine dining is available at the Redwood Steakhouse and Bar and the Joker’s Den — with entertainment and live music available in the Regal Ballroom.