Archive for May, 2007
Casinos located in Canada were legalized just about 30 years ago, with the first one getting started in the province of Manitoba. Some other provinces in Canada soon followed, as more forms of gambling were allowed besides slot games and bingo. canada-based casinos afford a wide array of games; including poker, blackjack, roulette, baccarat, craps, as well as video slots. The requirements to gamble in a Canada-based casino include certifying with a valid birth certificate as well as a photograph I.D. that you are 19 or more.
The province of Ontario has three large casinos, all operated by USA-based gaming businesses, with similar comforts and attractions as the U.S., except for complimentary booze, which should be purchased in separate lounges. Casino Windsor, situated south of Detroit, has 100,000 feet of betting space, three thousand slot machine games, and six variations of craps. A unique attraction at the Casino Windsor is the "Big Nickel Mine" slot machine room, with a gigantic variety of five-cent games.
Another attraction of the casino is the high-limit spot, with more games, restaurants, and bars. Casino Rama, set north of Toronto, offers seventy thousand sq ft of wagering space, 2,200 slot machines, and in excess of one hundred table games, as well as great excitement. Casino Niagara, a three story casino over the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls, is one of the most accomplished in Ontario due to the popularity of its location. There is over ninety thousand square feet of playing space, 2.7K slot machines, and 144 table games, as well as an 80-foot dome-covered atrium featuring nightly lightning shows.
The province of Quebec has a few casinos, all with no smoking allowed, such as the elegant Casino de Montreal, one of the 10 biggest in the world in terms of the amount of gaming equipment. The Casino de Montreal has a number of table games, the latest slot machine games, and live entertainment. The province of British Columbia has the Great Canadian Casino – View Royal, with 35k sq.ft. of playing area and 435 one armed bandits, and the Cascades Casino, 50K sq.ft. with 27 table games and five hundred … thirty slots. In addition, the province of Alberta has a few casinos, such as Frank Sisson’s Silver Dollar Casino, with 80K sq.ft., twenty two table games, and more than four hundred slot machine games.