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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


A big shout-out to Weidner Motors, Gold Sponsor of the Lacombe Venue. As a reminer, you can get almost any new vehicle at 2% over dealer cost.

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Alvin Johnson at the WSOP

If you are not following us on FaceBook, please do so. That's where I reported regularly on Alvin's progress at the WSOP. Alvin was one of the very few PlayNation Players who made it through the first full day. If there had been the usual 2200 registrations, he would...

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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.

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Weekly events



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


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


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


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