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Elbow Casino

Calgary residents and visitors have access to one of the top Canadian casino venues right in downtown Calgary. The Elbow Casino offers top games, generous promotions, easy access and a friendly environment that’s conducive to satisfying gambling fun. The Elbow Casino was voted as “the best place to gamble” by the Fast Forward Weekly’s 2010 “Best of Calgary” readers poll, making the casino a top destination for beginning and advanced players alike.

When you play at Elbow Casino you’ll experience a genuine Las Vegas casino event right in central Calgary. The Elbow Casino offers all of the amenities that you need to maximize your casino event and achieve high level, exhilarating fun and excitement.

Elbow River Casino

Elbow Casino in Calgary is located along the shores of the Elbow River in central Calgary. If you’re visiting the city you can walk to the nearby Stampede grounds, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Victoria Park Station or the banks of the Elbow River to explore the city between your gambling activities.

If you enjoy off track betting you can place your bets and collect your winnings in Elbow River’s off-track betting room. The off-track screening room features more horse races than anywhere else in Calgary so you can find your preferred race and place a one-time bet or wager on numerous consecutive races. The Elbow Casino in Calgary facilitates bet-making by phone as well as in person. The Elbow Calgary casino Telephone Account Betting system enables you to play the horses from the comfort of your own home. Contact the Elbow Casino help desk to open a Telephone Account Betting account and play off-track betting from your home phone. You can alsoplace your bet from any location via your cell phone.

 Other Elbow Casino games include the 24/7 Poker Room Poker Room which specializes in Texas Hold ‘Em, the Slots Room where you’ll find hundreds of video slots, penny slots, multi-denominational slot machines, in-house progressive slots, Alberta-wide progressive slots and slot machines with progressive jackpots.

Other Elbow Casino games include a wide range of the best table games including Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Tile Pai Gow, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em and Caribbean Stud Poker.

In addition to the regular table games on the gaming floor, the Elbow Casino offers a private high limit Baccarat room for private gambling events.

Casino Entertainment

Elbow River casino entertainment takes place every night, offering high quality performances for gamers and other Calgary residents. Yuk Yuk’s, Canada’s top comedy network, maintains a Calgary stage right inside the Elbow River Casino. In addition, the casino features top performers including well-known singers and different kinds of musicians and bands.

Every Friday and Saturday night you can find live music at the Bayou Stage for free dance parties while Sammy’s Sports Bar offers delicious food, mouth-watering drinks and plenty of opportunities to watch all of the games on any of their nine big screens HDTV’s and two high-definition projectors.

In addition to Sammy’s, the Elbow Casino’s Jester’s Deli, located right beside the main entrance, is the perfect place to grab a quick bite while you play. You can order snacks or go for more substantial fare such as pizza, fried chicken or sandwiches.

If you feel like something a little more exotic, walk into the Dim Sum Chinese restaurant and take your pick of shrimp dumplings, steamed Chiu Chow dumplings, steamed spare Ribs in black bean sauce, beef meat balls, fillet of sole with soy sauce, pan fried chicken or any of the other delicious Asian dishes.

Groups at Elbow Casino

Elbow Casino is equipped to provide groups with the best casino experience possible. You can join an organized bus tour and experience the casino’s great games, live entertainment ongoing promotions and relaxing casino atmosphere for a day, two days or more. There are numerous accommodation venues in the Elbow Casino area including the Sandman Hotel and Suites on 7th Avenue, the Westin Calgary on 4th Avenue, the Calgary Marriot Downtown Hotel on 9th Avenue and the Fairmont Palliser Hotel on 9th Avenue.

The Elbow Casino invites you to use their facilities to hold parties, fundraisers, office gatherings or any other type of event. The staff creates memorable events with of your preferred gambling including popular poker tournaments. The mix of food, entertainment and games turn such events into high caliber gatherings.

Safe and Secure Gambling Entertainment

The Elbow Casino is committed to providing safe and secure gambling entertainment. The casino is supervised by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission which ensures that the casino provides a protected gambling environment for its patrons. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission reviews the casino’s payout tables, random number generating software, banking operations and all other aspects of casino operations to assure Calgary gamblers that they can rely on the casino for a fair gaming event.


The Elbow Casino is located at 218 18 Avenue SE. The casino is open daily from 10:30a.m. to 3:00a.m. In addition to those times, players are invited to enter the casino at any time to compete in the 24/7 poker room.

Regardless of your interests, gaming style or level of play, you’ll find a satisfying casino experience when you play at the Elbow Casino of Calgary.