River Cree Resort & Casino Review

River Cree Resort

When The River Cree Resort and Casino first opened in 2006, it was Alberta's first aboriginal casino. The casino continues to thrive after nearly a decade, despite additional competition in and around Edmonton. The casino is currently operated by the Enoch Cree Nation through a partnership with Paragon Gaming. The Nevada based corporation has help foster a Las Vegas quality atmosphere that puts most of the city's competition to shame.

River Cree Casino
River Cree Casino

Games Offered


The River Cree Resort and Casino offers the best selection of games in the Edmonton area with more than 1100 slots at wagers of every size. Enjoy everything from classic three-reel penny slots to the towering Titan 360 that's truly a spectacle to behold. You'll even find slot tournaments and huge progressive jackpots.

Take your seat and play 34 table games including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, three card poker, ultimate Texas Hold’em, craps, EZ baccarat, pai gow, and more. Whether you love cash games, scheduled tournament, or sit and go tourneys, the poker pit has plenty of limit and no limit Texas Hold’em action. Thoroughbred racing fans will want to take a seat at Tap 25 for the city's best off track betting experience. A poker pit and high limit poker room is also available at certain hours of the day.

  • Slots
  • Progressive jackpots
  • Video poker
  • Blackjack
  • Baccarat
  • Roulette
  • Craps
  • Poker
  • Tournaments
  • Horse racing

Bonuses & Promotions


If you're after special privileges, look no further than the River Cree Players Club card. All you need to do to apply is show a valid government photo ID. Immediately you can start accumulating points that can be exchanged for River Cree Bucks. Discounts on food, accommodation, and more are also a perk. The casino regularly offers packages and deals for weekend getaways, group tours, couples, seniors, and ladies. To find out if there is anything for you visit their site or call the customer service.

Hours of Operation


The River Cree Resort and Casino is open 24 hours a day everyday of the week, although the poker pit and high limit room close at 3 a.m. nightly and reopen at noon.

Food and Entertainment


The River Cree Casino offers outstanding dining. Whether you want to wolf down some snacks or savour every morsel of epicurean delights, you'll find precisely what you and your belly are after. Visit Sage for the finest steaks and seafood. Get ready to relish the chef's artisanal creations that will wow all your senses. The Kitchen Buffet Bistro reinvents the classic casino buffet with fresh food, skilled chefs, and live cooking stations. If you're looking for something more casual, you won't want to miss Tap 25. The famous sports bar offers gourmet burgers, pub grub, and the best televised sports. Perk up at the coffee bar or indulge in a daily breakfast, lunch, or dinner buffet. Some facilities are open 24/7 and others have opening and closing hours. It’s best to grab a bite to eat before hitting the casino floor in the late evening or early morning hours.

The River Cree Resort and Casino hosts some of the biggest names in the world of music, comedy, and entertainment. You'll find everyone from Jay Leno to Kenny Rogers, Lewis Black and Boz Scaggs. No matter what your preferences might be, there’s something for everyone, even if you aren't much of a gambler.



With a 4.5 star Marriott on the premises, the resort offers some of Edmonton's best lodging. Featuring 250 rooms, including 11 luxury suites that truly raise the bar, you'll probably never want to leave. Don't forget to take advantage of the lavish pool, impressive fitness centre, and hockey rink that's open all year round.



The casino and resort makes a great destination for people of all ages. From gambling, shopping, and relaxation you can take advantage of it at The River Cree Casino. The facility also has a ballroom that can hold up to 1500 people. It’s a popular choice for weddings, tradeshows, conventions, gatherings, and more. Nearby you'll find even more shopping, spas, dining, children’s activities, and outdoor excursions.

Getting There

The River Cree Resort And Casino is located just west of Edmonton in Enoch, Alberta. The property is a short drive from the famous West Edmonton Mall. Located at the southwest intersection of Winterburn Road & Whitemud Drive, the casino is hard to miss. Just take Lapotac Blvd into the complex.

Visitor Tips

  • Sign up for your Players Club Card and start earning valuable perks like free food, discounts, and other coveted comps.
  • If you are staying at the hotel, take advantage of the free airport shuttle.
  • There's plenty to do in Edmonton. North America's largest mall, Oilers games at Rexall Place, and the Royal Albert Museum are all short drives away.
  • Check out a hockey game at the Twin Rinks at River Cree

Entry Requirements

The River Cree Casino has no entry fee or dress code, but you will be required to have footwear and a shirt. You'll find patrons wearing everything from t-shirts to suits, so it's best to dress comfortably and seasonably. Just like all casinos in the province, visitors must be at least 18 years of age to enter the gaming area. If you look younger than 25, it will be in your best interest to carry a second form of ID.

Contact Details

Address: 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch, AB, T7X 3Y3 Canada

Phone Number: (780) 484-2121

Poker Room: (780) 930-2707