Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel, Tacoma

The Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel Tacoma, a $400 million jewel in the crown of the Puyallup Tribe, stands as a testament to their vision and determination. Opened in June 2020, this sprawling 310,000-square-foot facility replaced the Tacoma I-5 casino, marking a new era in entertainment and hospitality. 

Located conveniently at 2920 East R Street in Tacoma, and a mere 20 miles from Sea-Tac International Airport, this establishment is a beacon of modern gaming and luxury. The casino features a 110,000-square-foot gaming floor with more than 2,100 slots and 60-plus Vegas-style table games, alongside the largest sportsbook in the Northwest. 

The 155-room and suite hotel offers top-tier accommodations, while the 1,800-seat entertainment center hosts a variety of events, making it a hub for both local and international visitors. With six food and bar/lounge options ranging from casual to fine dining, EQC Tacoma caters to every taste and occasion. 

The 250-seat sports bar, with its massive 473-sq ft LED screen, is a sports enthusiast’s dream. Well, at least a sports enthusiast who doesn’t like going outside much.

The Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel Tacoma is more than just a casino; it’s a destination that offers an unparalleled experience in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.


The gaming experience at EQC Tacoma is nothing short of spectacular. With a 110,000-square-foot gaming floor, the casino offers an extensive range of more than 2,100 slot machines and over 60 Vegas-style table games. 

Players can immerse themselves in the excitement of games like Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, and a variety of poker variations. The sportsbook, touted as the largest in the Northwest, adds an extra layer of thrill for sports and betting enthusiasts. 

The electric atmosphere of the gaming floor, coupled with the latest technology and a diverse range of gaming options, ensures that every visit is filled with excitement and the potential for big wins. EQC Tacoma is a paradise for gamers, offering a world-class experience that caters to all levels of players.


While the Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel Tacoma does not feature a dedicated poker room, the casino more than compensates with its wide variety of other gaming options. The absence of a poker room is hardly felt amidst the thrill of the 110,000-square-foot gaming floor, where a diverse range of table games and slots await. 

For those looking for a poker-like experience, games such as Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Three Card Poker offer a similar blend of strategy and excitement. 

Additionally, the sportsbook and the state-of-the-art sports bar provide alternative options for entertainment and betting. EQC Tacoma ensures that every visit is an adventure, filled with diverse gaming experiences and the promise of memorable moments.


Emerald Queen Casino Tacoma, a $400 million venture of the Puyallup Tribe, showcases a massive 110,000-square-foot gaming floor with over 2,100 slots and 60-plus table games. The venue also features the Northwest’s largest sportsbook. 

Entertainment is amplified in the 2,000-seat event center equipped with cutting-edge technology, perfect for live-stream events and concerts. The venue’s impressive visual setup includes large 4K LED screens, providing an immersive experience.


EQC Tacoma offers six dining and bar/lounge options, ranging from casual to fine dining. The Sportsbook Bar & Grill, located off the gaming floor, serves elevated bar food, premium craft cocktails, and features 16 beers on tap. 

This area also includes bar-top gaming machines, luxurious DreamSeat leather armchairs with USB charging, and an ultra high-def 473-sq ft LED screen, ensuring an unmatched viewing and dining experience.


Smart casual attire is recommended at EQC Tacoma, reflecting the upscale and modern atmosphere of the casino. This dress code complements the sophisticated environment of the gaming and entertainment areas. 

The venue welcomes guests who are 21 years and older, ensuring a mature and refined gaming experience.


Conveniently located in Tacoma and just 20 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport, EQC Tacoma offers ample parking for guests. The casino’s strategic location makes it easily accessible by car. Public transportation options are also available in the area, providing effortless access for local and visiting guests.

About Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel, Tacoma

Contact Details

  • Address:
    2920 East R Street, Tacoma, Washington (WA) 98404, United States
  • Phone Number:
    253 594 7777
  • Features:
    Bar, Live Sports, Parking, Restaurant
  • Payment Methods:
    Cash, Mastercard, Visa

Opening Times

  • Open: 24/7


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