The Painted Hand Casino (PHC) is a $30M, 43,000 square foot uniquely designed
facility, featuring a design that artistically captures its geographic region. The circular,
open concept gaming floor has 250 slot machines, four Black Jack Tables, one Poker
Table and Roulette.
The PHC team of volunteers joined with local organizations to
make a positive impact in the community through numerous
This year the PHC volunteers took time to help set up the 2nd
Annual Co-op Pumpkin Walk; this allowed the community’s
children to celebrate Halloween in a safe environment.
The PHC volunteers were a support to Big Brothers Big
Sisters in Yorkton. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit
organization that is involved in the development of our youth.
The PHC supported Bowl for Kids Sake, Golf for Kids Sake
and volunteered at their Car Show and BBQ. The volunteers
also helped with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni game that
was hosted in Yorkton.
• Yorkton Exhibition Summer Season
• Yorkton Film Festival
• Sakimay Pow Wow
• YFC Annual Christmas
• Canadian Junior Girls Golf Tournament
• Yorkton Terriers Sportsman Dinner
• Saskatchewan Country Music Awards – 2015
• 1st Annual Fishing Lake Youth Golf Tournament
• Recreational and Cultural Programming
• Yorkton Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Dinner
• 2016 Sakewewak Storytellers Festival
• Paws & Claws Animal Rescue
Additional amenities found at the PHC are the Legends
Restaurant, 4 Aces Saloon Bar and Lounge area, as well as an
event centre which hosts a wide variety of events throughout
the year. PHC has two designated smoking rooms, one of
them being a high limit slot room, as well as a large smoke
room which houses a variety of denominations in slot
machines. PHC has Responsible Gaming accreditation.
This year, PHC saw a wide variety of talent which has
generated positive feedback from our valued patrons.
Entertainment such as Carroll Baker, Don Burnstick, The
Lonely – Tribute to Roy Orbison, Hotel California – The Original
Eagles Tribute. Our first major show in January 2016, Theory of
a Deadman, created a huge hype in Yorkton and sold out the
PHC Event Centre.
The casino celebrates National Aboriginal Day, hosts Business
Appreciation meet and greets, appreciation events for our VIP
patrons, local business Christmas parties during the holiday
season as well as monthly patron birthday parties. In June
2015, the casino hosted its 15th Annual Painted Hand Casino
Pow Wow which brought people to Yorkton from near and far to
celebrate First Nations culture.
Employee Development Highlights
The Painted Hand Casino is one of Yorkton’s largest employers,
with over 220 employees. PHC takes pride in the fact that over
93% of its employees have achieved core training in Hospitality
and Customer Service. The PHC supports employees who
take the initiative to continue their post-secondary education
in hopes of excelling and advancing in their personal and
professional lives. The PHC makes every effort to reward and
utilize the existing talent pool by way of promotions, temporary
appointments and work status changes.