Casino Rama is a large hotel and casino resort in the town of Rama in Ontario, Canada. Situated on reserve land of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, the resort is the largest first Nation casino in Canada. Originally built in 1996, the whole complex is now 20 years old and still very popular. Casino Rama is the only commercial casino in Ontario that is owned by a First Nations company. The casino itself is managed under Ontario Lottery and Gaming, as are all casino’s on the Ontario area. Casino Rama is very active in community projects in the area as well supporting local businesses and various non profit organisations.
Entertainment and the Casino at Casino Rama
The casino floor at Casino Rama plays host to over 2500 real money slots and Video Poker machines. Many of the slots are progressive and big titles as well as lesser known ones can be found together. Table games are well represented with all the old favourites and some new ones as well. A dedicated poker room offers a number of varieties for players to choose from and is open all the time. Regular promotions are held where you could win cash or prizes. Promotions include slots and poker tournaments and other gaming events. These are open to all players no matter what level. Obviously novices won’t be pitted against pros but there is something for everyone to get involved in. Large international concerts are held regularly in the main arena featuring acts like Olivia Newton John. Smaller local talents, live comedians and things like trivia nights are held at the Simcoe Yard house, which is a cozy pub located off the casino floor.
Accommodation at Casino Rama
The hotel itself is an all suite one, which means that there are no plain hotel rooms only suites. The suites offer a choice of double or king size beds and have a living area, flat screen TV and additional seating. The deluxe suites feature Jacuzzi baths and access to the concierge lounge and private elevator. All suites have a fireplace, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and climate control.
Dining at Casino Rama
Casino Rama has a number of different restaurants catering to all situations and tastes. Fine dining is provided for those who wish to experience a classic al la carte evening or lunch with all the trimmings. A coffee shop provides on the run food to those who are taking a small break from the casino floor, with things like sandwiches, deli foods, and cold drinks. Room service is available twenty four hours a day, with options that also range from an intimate fine dining experience with paired wine to a midnight snack.
Things to do at Casino Rama
The resort itself has a number of activities available to guests aside from the casino obviously. An all weather indoor pool is open all year round, and welcomes families and children. Please be sure to keep an eye on the kids at all times when around the pool. The surrounding area to Casino Rama has many things to do, including a centre dedicated to the Chippewas of Rama First Nation where you can learn more about their history and their culture. In summer hiking, golf and horseback riding are all available.