Review written by Sophie Couard, on June 21, 2016.
Whitecap is located just 20 minutes south of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan's largest city. The town is an excellent gateway to discover this province where nature rules. There are plenty of hiking tours around the Meewasin Valley, and you can enjoy some of the most interesting monuments in Saskatoon, such as the Western Development Museum and the very large zoo. There is also a large casino in Whitecap. But what does it offer? This is what you will find out by reading the next paragraphs.
Everything to make players happy
The Dakota Dunes Casino in Whitecap is situated on a hill and offers spectacular views of the entire Saskatchewan River Valley. You can enjoy a nice casino in a Vegas-style design that is accessible to anyone aged 19 years or older upon presentation of two valid pieces of identity.
The slot machines
You can play the slot machines Sunday to Wednesday from 9 am until 3 am, and until 4 am from Thursday to Saturday. The casino offers a selection of over 580 devices accepting bets from 1 cent, and you can find the following games:
- games where you can win large progressive jackpots,
- traditional slot machines with mechanical reels,
- latest generation video slots with digital screens,
- video poker games.
There are so many games, you will surely find one that is your taste. You can find games from the following developers:
Some of the most popular games are :
- Fort Knox,
- Life of Luxury,
- Money to Burn,
- The Wizard of Oz,
The table games
If you are impressed by the slot machine selection, you will be as well by the table game selection! You can find around 20 tables with the following games:
- craps Thursday to Saturday from 7 pm,
- roulette every day from 6 pm,
- blackjack every day from 1 pm,
- three card poker every day from 7 pm,
- free bet blackjack every day from 1 pm,
- baccarat every day from 7 pm.
You can also play texas hold'em against other players in a poker room that is open every day from 4 pm. You can play cash games or tournaments with blinds starting at $1/$2.
Not only gambling services
Of course, as this establishment is a casino it offers table games and slot machines. However, this is not the only attraction the Dakota Dunes Casino in Whitecap has. The complex also offers other services to attract visitors and You can find out below what these are.
Dining and drinking
The establishment stretches over 8,000 m² and also features a restaurant that was opened in 2007 at a cost of 27 million Canadian dollars. It is a wonderful place and perfect for a nice meal in a fantastic environment. You can also find a bar in the casino games room where you can take a break from the games and enjoy a drink. The menu offers a large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages, such as coffee, sodas, beers and cocktails.
Gambling and dining are not the only services offered at the Dakota Dunes Casino in Whitecap. You can also find a very large theatre that hosts regular shows.
The program is varied with concerts, stand-up comedy, cabaret and also magic shows. You can also find a very nice attraction in front of the hotel. The Tipi of Light consists of seven 4000W spot lights that project into the night sky and form a tipi. It is very impressive and nice to look at.
There is also an 18-hole golf course that was opened on April 30, 2004. The golf course has been designed by Graham Cooke and hosts the SIGA Dakota Dunes of the PGA Tour of Canada every year.
In short, the Dakota Dunes Casino in Whitecap deserves some attention. It has a fantastic location in the countryside and the attraction Tipi of Light will make fans of light shows very happy. Fans of golf will also be happy about the 18-hole golf course, but if you are a fan of gambling, then the casino also offers a large enough selection of games that will make most players happy. Overall, it is a great place to spend some time.
By car : 20 minutes from Saskatoon via highway 219.
By plane : International Airport of Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker.
Slot machines : Sunday to Wednesday from 9 am until 3 am, and until 4 am from Thursday to Saturday.
Craps : Thursday to Saturday from 7 pm.
Roulette : every day from 6 pm.
Blackjack : every day from 1 pm.
Three card poker : every day from 7 pm.
Free bet blackjack : every day from 1 pm.
Baccarat : every day from 7 pm.
Poker : every day from 4 pm.