Billy Barker Casino

The Billy Barker Casino and Hotel is located in Quesnel, British Columbia. The name suggest that this casino and hotel are not like other more typical casinos. It is designed to remind people of the old paddle wheeler boats that made their way up and down the Fraser River during the gold rush in the area in the 1800’s.

The hotel and casino is located in the heart of the downtown area of Quesnel. People will have access to all of the amenities that are found in the area including shopping, banks, and restaurants. The casino is open Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 11:30 pm and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 12:30 am.

The casino is named after Billy Barker. He is famous for coming to the area in the mid 1800’s after failing to find his fortune in the California Gold Rush. He had better luck here when he discovered gold in Williams Creek. He is remembered by the town of Barkerville that is named after him and the Billy Barker Casino.


There are plenty of games that can be enjoyed in the casino. It can start with the slot machines and the video slots machines. Players can wager from penny machines to dollar machines. There are reel slots and video slots and players can find progressive slots if they want to hit a bigger jackpot. The progressive jackpots include B.CF. Gold which gives out a random progressive jackpot that starts at $100,000. Random mystery jackpots of $10 to $1,500 can happen at any time.

Four Card poker and King’s Bounty Blackjack take table games that players are familiar with and give them an extra push that allows players to win big. The casino also has the very popular e Roulette games. These electronic versions of the popular table games can be an exciting way to spend the evening.

Player’s Club

Players can join the encore rewards club where they can earn points for playing the games at the casino. It is free to join and players can register at the guest services area of the casino. Points are earned by playing the games and the more a player plays, the higher level they will attain in the player’s club. That will allow them to garner points even faster. The points can be redeemed in different ways that include $5 in slot play for every 1000 points that are redeemed.

Members of the player’s club will be entered into the various drawings that re held for great prizes on a daily weekly and monthly basis. They will also gain access to other special promotions and offers that are geared towards the members.


In addition to the casino, players can also spend time in the hotel that is connected. The hotel has several luxury suits and has rooms that are designed after the theme of Billy Barker’s life back in the 1800’s.

The Billy Barker casino and Hotel provides all of its visitors with an experience that they will not only enjoy, but will also remember. It is a unique and wonderful casino that can be found in Canada.