Alberta Casinos

The Canadian gaming industry began in Alberta. As a matter of fact, Alberta had a monopoly to legal casino gaming for almost 50 years. Alberta casinos generated a casino "win" in 1995 of $7.36 billion and makes up more than a half of the province's revenues.

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Popularity of Alberta casinos

Casino is a very popular attraction in Alberta. Alberta Casinos has generated a massive and phenomenal tourist industry. Every year millions of people from Canada and around the globe flock to famous Alberta Casinos to indulge in casino gaming. Millions of jobs have been created, directly or indirectly, related to the Alberta Casino industry. To say that Alberta Casino spurs economic activity and growth is an understatement.

The contribution of Alberta Casinos industry spans beyond the economy. It is the heart of Alberta. It is the very reason why all the other industries exist. Without the Alberta Casinos, Alberta wouldn't be known for what it is today, 'The Entertainment capital of the World'. Alberta located in the center of Canada and has the most exciting hotel-casino joints in the world.

Alberta Casino came out to be because of the efforts of several gallant men though the years. Gambling is legal in the province of Alberta - the first province to do so.

A number of hotels and casinos operate in Alberta. The most popular and posh hotel-casinos are found in the Calgary. Among those Alberta Casinos that stands out is: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, Casino Calgary Pure Connect, Elbow River Casino, Cash Casino - Calgary and many others.

Jackpot Casino

4950 47 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 6P8, Canada

Cash Casino Calgary

4040 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4E6

Cash Casino Red Deer

6350 67 St, Red Deer, AB T4P 3L7, Canada

Camrose Casino

3201 48 Ave, Camrose, AB T4V 0K9, Canada

Boomtown Casino

9825 Hardin St, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4G2, Canada

Casino Lethbridge

3756 2 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4Y9, Canada

Great Northern Casino

10910 107 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7R2, Canada

Casino Yellowhead

12464 153 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5V 1S5, Canada

Palace Casino

8882 170 St NW #2710, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4, Canada

Casino By Vanshaw

1051 Ross Glen Dr SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1B 3T8, Canada

Stampede Casino

421 12 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 1A5, Canada

Casino Of The Rockies

7777 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC V1C, Canada


Commissions, Taxes and Game Types

Alberta Casinos have plans to venture to internet casinos because of the popularity online casinos are gaining these days. The Gaming Control Board was given the authority to decide on the matter which is currently pending. A tax of 6.25% was levied on real Alberta Casinos including a fee of $1 million for two years. Recently Alberta Casinos introduced keno-lottery games that feature progressive jackpots to counter the popular lottery games.

Alberta Casinos are allowed now to open private salons for high stakes players. Most popular cities in Alberta:

Kiddie-themed slots in Alberta Casino have been subject to regulations by the Board. The first restriction to a kiddie-themed slot has been passed to IGT's "Addams Family" slots. Alberta Casinos are required to pay slot jackpots even in cases of machine malfunctions.

Alberta Casinos are also allowed to bet on local sports teams. Alberta Gaming Commission now has new "restricted licenses" which requires 15 slot machines maximum to convenience stores, bars, drugstores and supermarkets. The gross-gaming tax levied on the largest Alberta Casinos is the lowest tax rate in the country.

Alberta Contains five First Nations casinos: Casino Dene, Eagle River Casino &Travel Plaza, Grey Eagle Casino, River Cree Resort and Casino along with Stoney Nakoda Casino.

Additionally, there are fifteen non-reservation casinos creating a total of twenty five casinos currently operating in Alberta.

All of five First Nations casinos have been regulated by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission under the recommendations of their First Nations Gaming Policy. First Nations casinos have to be found on reserve land and run under the similarly principles as off-reserve casinos.

Starlight Casino Edmonton

Most popular casinos in Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

8882 170 Street Northwest #2710

Edmonton AB T5T 4J2

(780) 444-2112

Century Casino Calgary

1010 42nd Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 1Z4

(403) 287-1183

Grey Eagle Casino

3777 Grey Eagle Drive

Calgary, AB T3E 3X8

(403) 385-3777

Frequently Asked Questions

Classic slot machines are a mechanical one-armed bandit slot machine with mechanical reels. At the same time, the video slot is an electronic machine, instead of mechanical parts, it has a display with a game program. The main difference between a video slot and a slot machine is high-quality graphics, soundtrack and the presence of several games at once on one machine.

The most popular casino slot is Book of Ra from Novomatic provider. Also, no less famous are the Fruit Cocktail and Crazy Monkey slots from Igrosoft and Aztec Gold from Mega Jack. From the latest developments, the video slots Starburst and Gonzo's Quest from NetEnt will be a good recommendation.

The main advantage of gambling casino slots for money is getting real winnings. When playing slots without investment, you are playing for virtual credits that cannot be withdrawn. In the case of playing video slots with real money, you have the opportunity to hit the jackpot and withdraw your winnings in a way convenient for you!