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Great Canadian Caino Resort Toronto Poker

Poker

POKER 

AT GREAT CANADIAN 

CASINO RESORT TORONTO

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All-In on Excitement

Ready to join the game? We welcome walk-in registrations and are open 24/7 for your gaming pleasure. Find us at the Grandstand Casino on level two.

What’s Available

Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto Hotel

Stay The Night

Rest and relax before or after the game in our integrated hotel and enjoy free Wi-Fi.

Slot Machine

No Worry Wait

Play Slot Machines & Table Games at Canada’s largest casino resort while you wait.

Delicious Burger and a Beer

Grab A Bite

Offering in-room dining service with a variety of choices. Open daily from 11:30am to 2am.

GET AHEAD OF THE GAME

All open and available games are posted on our Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto Poker page. Follow along for up to date information.

Texas Hold’em

The most popular and widely played poker variant in the world. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner eager to learn the ropes, Texas Hold’em offers a unique blend of skill, strategy and dynamic gameplay.

Limits & Offerings

1/3, 2/5, 5/10 and 10/20 No Limit Games.

20/40 Omaha ½ Kill Limit Games.

Higher Limit Games are available by request.

All games will have a rake of 10% to a maximum of $20.

Get on the List

Visit in Person:

Visit the poker desk, located on level two in the Grandstand Casino to receive a pager which will notify you when a seat is available. While you wait, enjoy the many amenities of Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto!

No-shows will automatically be removed from the system after 10 minutes.

Go for GREAT plays. Stay for GREAT fun.

Join us for exciting offers, special perks, and exclusive promotions!

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A chance to outwit your opponents and turn an otherwise disappointing hand into a thrilling win.

Last Jackpot Hit: January 1, 2024

MULTI-DESTINATION

BAD BEAT

JACKPOT

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Available at Elements Casino Brantford, Great Blue Heron Casino, Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, and Pickering Casino Resort.
See FAQs for details.

FAQs

Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto pledges to provide our patrons with a professional Poker experience, so to respect both players and Team Members, the following behaviour will not be tolerated.

  • Collusion with other players, or cheating of any kind
  • Verbal or physical threats towards players or Team Members
  • Discrimination or harassment
  • Use of any profanity, offensive or obscene language
  • Excessive arguing, shouting or other verbal or physical behaviour deemed to be disturbing
  • Throwing, tearing, bending or any type of abuse of poker cards
  • Destroying or defacing property
  • Refusal to accept final decisions made by the Poker Manager
  • English only is to be spoken at the table while a game is in
  • Cell phones may be used at the table:
    • When a Player has cards, they MUST NOT use their phone.
    • Players may not talk on the phone at the table at any time.
    • Cell phones must be inaudible to others and not cause a disturbance.
    • Players are prohibited from recording/capturing video, photography, or audio.
  • Smart watches cannot be used when a Player has cards.
  • Headphones may be used, but Players are responsible for paying attention to the action:
    • Players may be asked to remove one (1) or both headphones if they cannot follow the action.
  • Players that have missed two (2) Big Blinds will forfeit their seats if there is a waiting list for that game.
  • No Flop No Rake. Minimum $2 rake after the flop.
  • Players MUST table change with their full stack.
  • Table changes must be made immediately – after table changing, Players are considered Existing Players.
  • A Player seat changing must post a Big Blind if they have moved 3 seats (“jumping over” 2 live Players) away from the blinds. If they do not want to post, they can sit out and wait for the Big Blind.
  • When Running It Twice, only the first run is eligible for the Bad Beat Jackpot.
  • No drinks on the table. All food must be consumed at the bar, or in designated dining areas.
  • No personal belongings allowed to be used as a card protector.
  • Chips may not leave the gaming table except to pay the server, purchase drinks/food or prescribed by the House. A maximum of $25 may be taken from a Player’s stack when going on a Meal Break.
  • Meal Break is 45 minutes. See Floor Supervisor for details.
  • After leaving a table, you may not rejoin that table for 1 hour with fewer chips than you left with.
  • Verbal statements are binding, including verbal statements that are out of turn.
  • Players may not play out of  turn. When a Player acts out of turn, that action is binding unless the action to them changes.
  • No discussion of hands in play in multi-handed pots.
  • It is the Player’s responsibility to protect their own hand.
  • Side wagers are not permitted.
  • Players have the right to an unobstructed view of all Players chips and cards.
  • Playing over and Substitute Players is not permitted.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times.
  • GCCRT prohibits the use of obscene or foul language. Using such language, making a foul, profane, obscene, or vulgar statement, or speaking abusively or intimidating to another Player or team member will not be tolerated.
  • GCCRT is prohibited from allowing persons who appear to be intoxicated or who are intoxicated to gamble.
  • The decision of the Poker Pit Manager / Supervisor is final.

The rules of play are intended to create a fair game and to ensure that a Player who makes an error is the one who suffers the consequences. In situations not covered by the rules or where a mechanical following of the rules would be clearly unfair, the House has the discretion to make decisions to ensure a fair game.

To win the “Bad Beat” Jackpot, these qualifications MUST be met:

  • The “Bad Beat” Jackpot applies to all cash games of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em.
  • A minimum of four (4) active players must be dealt in the hand. There cannot be any Deck irregularities.
  • Pot must be $20.00 (including rake and $1 “Bad Beat” contribution) or more.
  • No Players can be discussing the potential of a “Bad Beat” during the hand.
  • Both the winning and losing hand must be the best possible combination of five (5) cards and BOTH of the player’s two (2) hole cards MUST play.
  • Losing/winning hand MUST be Four-of-a-Kind or better beaten by Four-of-a-Kind or better. Players MUST use BOTH hole cards and MUST hold a pair for any Four-of-a- Kind.
  • Players MUST be physically sitting at the table and dealt into the hand when the “Bad Beat” hand is won. If the player is not dealt in, they will not be eligible for any portion of the “Bad Beat”. Note: A player that has folded and left the table is still eligible for their portion if the “Bad Beat” is won.
  • A player who mucks their hand face down, the hand will be considered dead. If a player mucks their hand face up, the hand will be considered live for the “Bad Beat” qualification.
  • Use of any electronic devices is strictly prohibited during a hand and will result in disqualification for the “Bad Beat” Jackpot.
  • All qualifying players will be required to show valid government-issued photo ID in order to receive a payout. Anyone identified to be ineligible to win prizes as per AGCO Standard 3.2(2) will not receive payment.
  • In the event of Multiple Sites having a winning Jackpot, the time the hands are Tabled, or the River drawn (whichever is last) will determine which site wins the Main, and which site wins the Reserve.
  • Under all circumstances management decision is final.
Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto Wayfinding Map

The site layout for Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto consists of outdoor parking, theatre, restaurant complex, parkade, expansion casino, grandstand casino, hotel, and racetrack.

Getting Around The Destination

Located along Dance Smartly Blvd, from west to east: The outdoor parking, theatre, restaurant complex, and parkade. The expansion casino is situated behind the restaurant complex and is also attached to the parkade. The hotel is located just south of the expansion casino. The grandstand casino is located at the southwestern part of the property. The racetrack is located at the southernmost part of the property. The poker room is located on level 2 of the Grandstand Casino. Streets labelled along Dance Smartly Blvd. from west to east, with intersections along the north and south: Queen’s Plate Dr., Glorious Song way, Sunny’s Halo Trail. New Providence Trail is located on the southeast of Dance Smartly Blvd.

Parking

For parking, approach from the west on Rexdale Blvd. and turn right at the Queen’s Plate Dr. intersection. Outdoor parking will be located on your next available right. For indoor parking, please turn left on Dance Smartly Blvd. and turn right on Sunny’s Halo Trail to access the parkade, as well as Valet. Indoor parking can also be accessed when entering through New Providence Trail by turning right onto Dance Smarlty Blvd. and taking the first left to underground parking garage. Access the Expansion Casino is available via Gate 10 or the Multi-Level Parking Garage.

Access to The Theatre

For all ages access to the Theatre, follow the signs to the Theatre from the underground parking. When arriving from the east entrance, use the elevator to access level 1, then proceed to the hotel lobby elevators to reach level 2. From there, simply follow the signage directing you to the Theatre. When using the Hotel entrance, take the elevator up to level 2, and then follow the directional signs guiding you to the theatre. For all-ages access to the Theatre, follow the signs to the Theatre from the underground parking, and take the elevator to level 1. Access the hotel lobby elevators to level 2, and follow the signs to the Theatre.

Valet

Drive up to our curbside valet located on Sunny’s Halo Trail, available 24/7 for your convenience. Pick-up and drop-off for passengers and ride sharing are also located on Sunny’s Halo Trail next to the valet, adjacent to the multilevel parkade.