Casino Dene

Casino Dene is a smaller casino located in Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada. It first opened its doors in 2007 and is operated by First Nations. Its location is perfect for people that enjoy casino action but also want to be able to visit nearby small communities. Casino Dene offers a great combination of games, promotions, food and entertainment for all that choose to visit it.


The casino floor may not be the largest, but that does not stop it from having a great selection of games to choose form. There are all of the games that would be expected from a much larger casino. With over 250 slot machines, the slot enthusiasts will not be complaining. There are the traditional reel machines, video machines and progressive machines on the casino floor. Penny machines and machines that take multi-denominations are scattered throughout the casino. Popular games include:

  • Alberta Gold progressive
  • Diamond Millions Progressive
  • Jackpot Junction Progressive

They have many more for people to enjoy.

Table game enthusiasts will not be disappointed when visiting Casino Dene either. Roulette, three card poker, blackjack, Texas hold’em and dealer’s choice can be found at the different tables in the casino. The Texas Hold’em features the popular bad beat jackpot. One very good hand is beaten by a better hand, the jackpot is won and is split among the players at the table.

Monthly slot tournaments are help along with other tournaments that players can join in on. A poker tournament featuring $65 no limit Texas Hold’em is played every Thursday.

Serious poker players will enjoy the nightly games that are offered in this area of the casino.


The different tournaments are one of the biggest draws for the casino. They do have frequent drawing for prizes and for cash. Senior Game day happens every Tuesday offering special deals on food and a cash drawing. They also have plenty of other promotions that occur and that are listed on their calendar. It is worth checking out to see what is going on whenever you visit casino Dene.


The Casino Dene Lounge offers plenty of reasons for people to go to Casino Dene. From the Sunday night Karaoke contests to the great food that is served in the lounge, it is a great place to sit back and relax while taking a break from the action on the casino floor. The River Ridge café offers a more complete menu for people that are looking for a bigger meal.


The surrounding area also offers some wonderful outdoor activities. In the winter, snow enthusiast will find plenty of things to keep them occupied if they are not playing the games in the casino.

Casino Dene is open 7 days a week. The hours of operation for Casino Dene are:

Sunday from 10 am to 1 am

Monday through Wednesday from 10 am to 2 am

Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 3 am

In addition to their website, more information can be found by contacting Casino Dene by phone, email or in person.