Canadian Poker-Golf Vacations

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Written by GolftheRockies.net posted on Saturday, April 26th, 2014

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Casino Golf Packages

Casinos are constantly striving to be the ultimate getaway locations for vacationers. Creating mash-ups with different industries has allowed them to be at the top of the food chain and it’s only fitting that golf becomes part of it. Golf in Canada and British Columbia is a unique experience; add that to the thrill of poker and you have a winning combination. Here are some of the poker-golf packages we’ve found online:

St Eugene Casino
The St. Eugene Golf Resort Casino is one of the very unique places where history, luxury and a gorgeous backdrop come together to create a wonderful experience. This 18 hole golf course offers many different environments and a practice facility. It’s also one of the very few golf resorts that work closely with the local community to make sure that its activities are eco-friendly. Poker enthusiasts won’t feel left out as it offers the very rare 3-card and 4-card poker along with the ever popular Texas Hold’em format. They also have 234 slot machines and an off-track betting for racehorse fanatics. As for the location, it’s in the East Kootenay region of southeast British Columbia, 5 minutes away from the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

Tremblant
Tremblant, celebrating its 75th anniversary, is renowned for its skiing activities and their magnificent Diable and Geant golf courses. Their driving range and a golf academy rivals the best in North America and learning here can give you the basics to help you improve in the sport. The best thing about the Tremblant, apart from its extravagant amenities, is their daycare center where you can leave your kids.
The Casino de Mont-Tremblant has an upscale environment where its stunning natural setting is preferred to the more dark and artificially lighting that you would see in normal casinos. They have 3 Texas Hold’em poker tables and during this season, it’s closed from Monday to Wednesday.

Unlike other casino settings where your accommodation and golf courses are separate, you will find most casino resorts here to have both. It’s no wonder that poker superstar, Kara Scott, has a great affinity for both outdoor sports and poker. She was born in Alberta, Canada and eventually went on to become a partypoker ambassador and is currently touring with the WPT.

Golf and poker mash-ups aren’t exclusive to Canada and BC of course, it’s one of the most common packages offered to high rollers in Las Vegas and Atlantic city as part of a wholesome and entertaining vacation.