Canadian Poker Sites

Canadian Poker SitesOperating a Canadian poker site is actually illegal in Canada however it is perfectly legal to play online poker if you reside in the country. Unfortunately for Canadian poker players there has been rumours that the government would like to start taxing their winnings however no action has been taken at the moment. Canada has produced some of the best poker players in the world with players such as Daniel Negreanu, Gavin Smith, and 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel all residing from Canada. Below you can find the five best poker sites to play at if you are a Canadian. All of the sites have a great reputation and features great deposit and withdrawal options, big online poker tournaments, juicy cash-games, and lots of great promotions.

Best Canadian Poker Sites 2011

PlayersOnly Poker ( has become one of the most popular online poker sites in the world thanks to their great software, easy-to-beat games, excellent tournament schedule (including lots of freerolls), exciting monthly promotions, their massive welcome bonus which is worth 100% up to $1,000 (only when you use the exclusive sign-up link below), and much more!

PlayersOnly Poker actually only accepted Canadian and US players until 2010 when they moved to the Merge Gaming Network which is regarded as one of the easiest places to win playing online poker. This means you can find lots of other Canadian poker players to play with – as well as players from all around the world.


PokerStars ( as you already may be aware of, is the worlds largest online poker site. There are regularly over 200,000 players online at once and due to this vast amount of traffic, you will find more Canadian poker players at PokerStars than any other online poker site. You will also receive a 100% up to $600 welcome bonus by using our PokerStars marketing code.

Two of the best Canadian poker players are part of Team PokerStars Pro. Jonathan Duhamel won the 2010 WSOP Main Event to become the first Canadian to do so, and Daniel Negreanu is one of pokers biggest superstars who has won over $14 million playing live poker tournaments alone.


PartyPoker ( is our third choice Canadian poker site. PartyPoker run lots of freeroll tournaments every day, but there are also two daily freeroll tournaments which only Canadian poker players are allowed to enter. The first of the freerolls rewards players with seats into a 50 Seat Frenzy qualifier (where you can win entry to a much bigger tournament), and the second freeroll tournament has a $150 prize pool. There is also an ‘Americas $150 Freeroll’ which Canadian players are allowed to enter.

All new players who join PartyPoker using PartyPoker bonus code PSR100 will receive a 100% up to $500 welcome bonus and entry to a $1.5k New Player Freeroll – the perfect way to boost your bankroll.