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Starlight Casino Poker

Are You All In?

Featuring four tables of action in the table games area!

Our new seven-table poker room is located right off the main casino floor and features eight flat-screen televisions and its own exclusive menu with a daily breakfast special.
The Starlight Poker Room is the only casino in BC to offer $2-3 No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em, $4-8 Limit Texas Hold ‘Em, and single blind $5 Pot Limit Omaha.
Hours of Operation
Sunday – Thursday: 11AM – Late
Friday & Saturday: 24 Hours
To reserve your spot or for more information, please call 604-777-3500

Bad Beat Jackpot


as of 9 AM today.

Last jackpot was awarded on July 7, 2024 at Grand Villa Burnaby for $500,000.

Call the Poker Room at 604-777-3500

Bad Beat is awarded only when playing Texas Holdem when four eights are beaten by a higher four-of-a-kind or better. Both cards in each players hand must be used to qualify for the Bad Beat (If a four-of-a-kind is beaten, two of the four must be in the player’s two-card private hand).

* The maximum Poker Bad Beat Jackpot is $500,000

Texas Hold ’em

Be a part of all the excitement when you play Texas Hold ‘Em!

The jackpot is awarded as follows…

  • • 50% goes to the losing qualifying hand
  • • 25% goes to the winning qualifying hand
  • • 25% is divided among the other active players at the table

Poker Tournament Schedule

Floor people are to consider the best interest of the game and fairness as the top priority in the desicion-making process. The floor person’s decision is final.

No outside food or drink permitted in the room.

English only at the table while a hand in play.

Cell phones are not permitted to be in use while a hand is in play.

Loud, abusive language and profanity will not be tolerated.

All games are table stakes. No short-buys are permitted.

The line on the table is a courtesy line for all players to place their bets, a forward motion of chips may be considered a bet, call or raise as interpreted by the dealer.

Check and raise is permitted in all games.

Seat or game change is available on a first come first served basis. Players moving more than two active seats away from the blinds or to another table of the same game must post.

One dinner break of 40 minutes permitted per patron and only 1 player on dinner per tale at a time.

Any player missing 3 sets of blinds will be cashed out.

Third man out rule is in effect.

One player per hand, collusion or Angling will not be tolerated.

Each player is responsible for their own hand at all times. If a dealer kills an unprotected hand, the player will have no redress and will not be entitled to his money back.

Splashing the pot and Stirring bets are not permitted. An oversized chip is a call or a bet in the amount of the oversized chip unless stated otherwise.

Players must keep their chips on the table with highest denomination chips visible at all times.

There will be no foreign chips on the table except for a maximum of one card cap.

Cards speak, show one card or show another player your cards and show all cards, upon request or at the discretion of the staff.

Verbal declaration in turn may be binding. Action out of turn may be binding or limit the options of that player.

Rabbit hunting is not allowed.

Play At A Reasonable Rate Of Speed. If you are in a hand, don’t make everyone remind you that it’s your turn – keep up with the action so the game keeps moving. When deliberating a hand, please take a necessary but reasonable amount of time. Do your best to keep the game moving.

Be Polite & Courteous. Sportsmanship and common courtesy will make for a much more enjoyable experience for both players and staff. Taking your time to reveal a winning hand or “Slow Rolling” as to taunt the other players at the table is the epitome of poor sportsmanship.

Act In Turn. Whether in folding, calling or leaving your seat before it is your turn to act should be avoided as much as possible as it reveals important information to players still in the hand.

Showing Your Cards. Like playing out of turn, revealing your cards prematurely or showing your cards to others can potentially affect the outcome of a hand.

Discarding Your Hand. When discarding your hand, this should be done by releasing the hand in a low line of flight, not at the dealer’s hand or board cards.

Do Not Discuss A Hand Still In Play. Please do not talk about your cards, especially if you’ve already folded. This gives information that may affect the outcome of the hand.

Do Not Criticize Others. Criticism of other player’s style of play is impolite and undesirable. A player is entitled to play the game within the house rules without being subject to criticism from other players. Talk or action demeaning of other players or employees will not be tolerated. Examples include throwing cards, name calling and other such abusive behavior.

Do Not Angle or Collude. Deliberate statements or action that could unfairly influence the course of play, whether or not it influences a hand, is unacceptable. There should be no agreement to check a hand to the showdown when a third player is all in.

No player, whether or not involved in the play of the hand may verbally communicate to another player that a Bad Beat Jackpot situation is possible. Such verbal communication may void the jackpot.

A hand that has been mucked when facing action does not quality for the Bad Beat Jackpot.

In all jackpot games when the pot reaches fifteen (15) dollars, one (1) dollar is taken and placed into the jackpot drop box.

Guests are eligible to win jackpot progressive money and/or promotional prizes only while playing in jackpot games.

Starlight Casino will post updates to the Bad Beat Jackpot before 5:00 PM daily.

In Texas Hold’em, to be eligible for a Bad Beat both the winning and losing hands must meet the following conditions:

There must be at least five (5) active players dealt into the hand; players away from the table are not considered active players.

If more than two (2) hands quality for the 50% or 25% share(s) of any jackpot only the two (2) highest ranking qualifying hands will be considered. All remaining hands will receive table share only.

Jackpots are paid when quads 8’s is beaten by higher than quad 8’s and both hands meet the qualifying criteria.

A qualifying hand must be the players best possible five (5) card hand both hole cards in each players hand must be used in making the best possible five (5) card hand. (If the qualifying hand is four-of-a-kind, two (2) of the four cards must be from the players private two (2) card hand. Kickers in the hole cards will not be considered as part of the qualifying hand.

When running it twice, only the first run out qualifies for the jackpot

Starlight Casino Management reserves the right to declare a jackpot hand null and void during the round of play, if the rules of the game are not in accordance with the approved rules of play.



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