A Date with Lady Luck at BC’s Top Casinos

When you’re on vacation, you’re already lucky. In British Columbia, you can take that luck even further by visiting one of the premier gaming casinos. Gambling in British Columbia is legal for anyone over the age of 19, and winnings are totally tax-free for Canadians, making it a fun (and lucrative) way to spend a night – and morning – out. Though there are 36 casinos throughout British Columbia, we’ve combed the lot to bring you the top gaming spaces in the most popular areas. They’re large, luxurious, and full of luck – and they’re waiting for you to try your hand. Get ready for your date with lady luck at these top British Columbia casinos.

Elements Casino 

Elements Casino is one of the premier casinos in British Columbia – and for good reason. It boasts 35,000 square feet of fun, including slots, gaming tables, live events, and restaurants. Take a spin on more than 770 slot machines, try your hand at popular table games like Blackjack or Texas Holdem’, or keep it classic with such favorites as Wheel of Fortune or Powerbucks. When you need a break, recharge at one of four different dining spots that offer a variety of eats from Asian-inspired dishes to convenient buffets. You’re always lucky in The Platinum Room, where you can enjoy the best in live entertainment. The best part? All this fun in a prime location, just 20 minutes from downtown Victoria and easily accessible by shuttle. 

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Hastings Park Racecourse

Hastings Park is a historic racetrack, dating back to 1889, and its scenic mountain views set it apart from other gaming venues. They offer a variety of ways to test your luck: you can place your bets on the onsite live thoroughbred races or try your hand at traditional casino games. Either way, you can bet you’ll find fun. They also have seasonal promotions, daily happy hour, and a great rewards program to entice you even further. Five distinct dining options round out this full-scale gaming paradise, making it the perfect way to spend an afternoon or entire night. 

River Rock Casino Resort

The River Rock Casino in Richmond is one of the most popular casinos in the area. That’s probably thanks to its world-class gaming floor – more than 1000 slots, popular table games, dedicated poker rooms, and high-bet lounges make it easy to find lady luck any night of the week. If you’re a regular, their membership program gets you special discounts, exclusive ticket sales, and entrance to nightly draws. Step over to the River Rock Show Theatre to enjoy popular live shows from such acts as Criss Angel or Bob Saget. After you’ve filled your wallet, fill your stomach at one of six dining options that range from light eats to full-course meals. Their relaxing waterfront location gives you a great break from the excitement and is just minutes from downtown Vancouver.

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver brings you everything you expect from The Hard Rock name. It’s the largest casino in British Columbia by gaming space, boasting over 80,000 feet of slots, table games, betting lounges, and private card rooms. The casino runs frequent promotions and has a great reward program for return guests. It’s all fun, but not all games – three onsite entertainment venues bring the latest big-name acts in music, comedy, theater, and more. When it’s time to regroup, choose from seven distinct dining options including everything from quick-service bistros to authentic ethnic eateries. And when it’s time to go home, get there easily by on-site shuttle, public transit, or taxi services. 

Parq Vancouver

Parq Vancouver casino brings a taste of Las Vegas to downtown Vancouver. 72,000 square feet of slots, tables, and high-bet VIP salons provide endless opportunities for play. They also have monthly free play jackpots, prize giveaways, and game promotions to extend your luck. As part of a larger resort, the casino also offers first-class dining, live entertainment, and spa/wellness services. It’s the newest casino to the Vancouver area but has quickly become one of the most popular. 

The casinos aren’t the only place you’ll feel lucky. When you book your Vancouver stay with us, you’re already a winner! Book your stay in the Greater Vancouver area for easy access to all these great Vancouver-based casinos. Browse our available rentals today to get ahead of the game.