River Cree Casino - A Vibrant and Exciting Casino Experience
The River Cree Casino offers not only world-class service with the Edmonton Marriott, a 4.5-star hotel, but also boasts fine dining with a wide assortment of restaurants, lounges and, of course, a premiere gaming experience. Poker, roulette, craps and baccarat are offered at more than 30 gaming tables. If gaming tables aren't your choice, there are over 1,100 slot machines offering single play as well as progressive jackpots.
River Cree Casino's History
The River Cree Casino was opened in October 2006 by the Enoch Cree Nation as the River Cree Casino and Resort, and offers not only an exciting gaming experience, but also a luxury hotel and sports complex. An additional entertainment venue was opened in September 2015 that added more than 28,000 square feet to the main resort and casino. Entertainment acts that have appeared on stage at the River Cree include Lynyrd Skynyrd, Chad Brownlee with Jess Moskaluke & Bobby Willis, and the sweet sounds of Amy Schumer.
River Cree Casino Events
If you can dream it, the River Cree can host it. Casino facilities include banquet halls, first-class restaurants and lounges, a music venue, ice rinks and a sports complex. The casino facilities have previously accommodated private meetings and corporate events, music concerts and even professional boxing matches. The Twin Rinks at River Cree is home to the Adult Safe Hockey League and is a favorite practice facility for the Edmonton Oilers.
River Cree Casino Seating and Interior Layout
Seating options abound and depend upon the size of your group or the scheduled event. The entertainment venue can accommodate seating for 2,500-2,600 attendees. Banquet halls are available for private or corporate events and can accommodate from as few as 10 or as many as 100. The Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Casino has several available ballrooms that accommodate a variety of events and with widely varied seating options. Sporting events held at the Sports Complex can also accommodate from as few as 100 for corporate events to several hundred for sports matches.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
The River Cree is located on the northeast corner of the Cree Nation reserve and is adjacent to the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. For visitors interested in exploring Edmonton, the Edmonton Expo Center is a must see. The Expo features exhibits in arts and crafts, gallery exhibits and consumer trade shows. If you're craving an experience in Edmonton nightlife, try the Brixx Bar and Grill located in downtown Edmonton. The Brixx experience includes international foods as well as burgers, pizza and live music.
River Cree Casino Trivia
The River Cree Casino is wholly owned by the Enoch Cree Nation, a member of the First Nations band of Native Americans in Alberta, Canada.