Casino of the Rockies (St Eugene Golf Resort & Casino)

7777 Mission Road, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 7E5 - Map
Opening Hours
10am-12am (Sun-Thurs), 10am-2am (Fri-Sat)
Casino Games
  • Baccarat
  • Blackjack
  • Multi Player Poker
  • Roulette
  • Slots
  • Three Card Poker

The St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino is located in the East Kootenay region of southeast British Columbia. It’s only five minutes from the Canadian Rockies International Airport (Cranbrook), ten minutes north of the City of Cranbrook and just 20 minutes south of Kimberley. Cranbrook is only 60 kilometres from the USA/Canada border. The resort, framed by the Canadian Rockies, the Purcell Mountains and the St. Mary River, includes a 4.5 star hotel, a cultural interpretive centre, the Casino of the Rockies, a full fitness centre with pools and an eighteen hole golf course. The resort was once the St. Eugene Mission – an industrial and residential school designed to adapt Aboriginal youth into Canadian culture. It is the only casino in the Kootenay Rockies and also the only Aboriginal-owned casino in British Columbia.

A shuttle service is available to and from the airport. The resort hotel has 125 rooms and suites, 25 of which are in the original Mission building. The health club contains a fully-equipped gym, steam room, sauna, outdoor heated pool and hot tubs. St Eugene offers excellent dining choices ranging from clubhouse BBQs to the fine dining of the Purcell Grill. Pub and delicatessen-style menus are also available in the Fisher Peak Lounge and Fred’s Saloon. Casino Stay and Play Packages, with reduced room rates and free vouchers are available. There are a number of other hotels in the vicinity – the nearest being the Super 8 Cranbrook, Model A Inn and the Travellers Motel.

The 19,000 square foot Casino of the Rockies features  234 slot machines and many table games including Blackjack, EZ Baccarat, E-Roulette, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and a Poker Room for No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker as well as Off Track Betting. The casino also regularly hosts a variety of tournaments including Texas Hold’Em Poker, Slot Tournaments and Blackjack Tournaments.

The resort also boasts its renowned golf course featuring spectacular views of the St. Mary River and the powerful Fisher Peak amidst the Rocky Mountains to the east. Its Interpretive Centre welcomes visitors to stop in to view the many displays containing examples of traditional stone, bead, hide as well as wood and cloth work, making a nice break from all out hedonism.