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PlayNationTM Poker

Created by a veteran for the exlcusive benefit of veterans.

2019 Alberta Championship Grand Prize Sponsored by: 

D-TECH Non-Destructive Testing & Consulting
Owner: Derek Billard

Amateur poker tournaments played weekly at locations across Alberta and Manitoba.

Recent Events/News

New Venue Fort McMurray

The Fort McMurray Legion is joining PlayNation, with their first game scheduled for Thursday May 2. Tell everyone you know in the area.

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2019 Provincials

The 2019 Provincials are scheduled for November 1 & 2 at the Red Deer Legion. Host hotel is the Holiday Inn Express at 2803 50 Ave, almost beside the Legion, 2 Queen beds for $89.99. To get this rate, quote POK as the group code. At check in you MUST have either a...

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Remembering JimBob

We sadly inform you that John (JimBob) Van Arragon passed away suddenly last Thursday morning. He was an amazing man and a friend to many. His Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday April 3, 11 am at Living Stones Church in Red Deer, 2020 40th Avenue.

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NEW website!

Welcome to the new PlayNationTM Poker website! We have worked hard over the last few months to give the site a much needed update. If you had been to the old site before you will see a big difference in the way the new site looks but we've kept the actual function of...

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About PlayNation

PlayNationTM Poker Ltd is a non-profit company that was created with one single purpose, and that is to support veterans. We have free Texas Hold’em games in locations across Alberta and Manitoba.

Today’s events

AB, BanffTime: 19:00Location: Banff Legion
AB, PonokaTime: 19:00Location: Ponoka Legion

Weekly events



AB, RimbeyTime: 19:00Location: Rimbey
MB, RussellTime: 19:00Location: Russell Inn


AB, BanffTime: 19:00Location: Banff Legion
AB, PonokaTime: 19:00Location: Ponoka Legion


AB, LacombeTime: 19:00Location: Lacombe Legion
AB, WetaskiwinTime: 19:00Location: Wetaskiwin Legion
AB, OldsTime: 19:00Location: Olds Legion
AB, Turner ValleyTime: 19:00Location: Turner Valley Legion
AB, VegrevilleTime: 19:00Location: Vegreville Legion
AB, WainwrightTime: 19:00Location: Wainwright Legion


AB, Fort McMurrayTime: 19:00Location: Fort McMurray Legion
AB, CanmoreTime: 19:00Location: Canmore 3 Sisters Legion
AB, Red DeerTime: 19:00Location: Red Deer Legion


AB, ExshawTime: 19:00Location: Exshaw Legion


AB, CarstairsTime: 19:00Location: Carstairs Poker Club
AB, BowdenTime: 19:00Location: Bowden Poker Club

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Think you got what it takes to earn spot at the final table? Or do you just like playing the game? Send us a message and we’ll help get you signed up for the location nearest you. 


The winner of the Provincial Championship qualifies to represent PlayNationTM at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, with the entry cost paid for by PlayNation Poker, along with travel money.

Champions Wall 

Alvin Johnson

2018 Alberta Provincial Champion

Trevor Hepfner

2017 Alberta Provincial Champion

Neil Skaluba

2016 Alberta Provincial Champion

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