The Painted Hand Casino is a First Nations (North American indigenous peoples) casino located in downtown Yorkton, just across from City Hall, in east central Saskatchewan. This 18,000 square foot casino is Yorkton’s largest and features aboriginal art and culture. The nearest major cities to Yorkton are Winnipeg – 450 kilometers to the east – and Saskatoon – 330 kilometers to the west. It is easily accessible by car as it is located near two major highways (9 and 10) which pass by the area. The closest major airport is Regina – approximately 200 kilometers south west of the casino. Yorkton is serviced by bus – the bus station being in the centre, but it has no train station, the nearest being located in Melville, from where you would have to take a thirty minute bus journey to Yorkton. The casino has a free shuttle service – call them to book.
Located next door to the Painted Hand Casino is the Home Inn and Suites offering a range of rooms and suites, a 24 hour fitness centre and a special Stay and Play Package which includes $10 free play, $5 voucher for the casino restaurant as well as other benefits (see hotel website for the terms and conditions). In the same grounds as the casino and hotel, you will also find the Gallagher Centre – a sporting and leisure centre with a cool water park. There are a number of other hotels close by including the Ramada and Days Inn.
Painted Hand Casino features over 200 slot machines and seven live gaming tables. They do not, however, have any live poker. Players are encouraged to earn points on slot machines and table games using their free Players Club Card, which gives various rewards and incentives. Every Monday from 9.00am to 6.00pm, the casino hosts Seniors Day whereby those aged over 55 receive $15 in free slot play (available on the Players Club Card) plus various bonus draws. As well as an entertainment stage, the casino features a fully licensed lounge and Legends restaurant offering a range of dining options to refuel when you need a break from the tables.