I found my answer before I left on a very active 2+2 thread on the "Casino de Montreal".
There are no Casino's in or near Quebec City.
The Quasi/state run "Casino de Montreal" is a 10 min car or cab ride from the center of downtown Montreal. It is in what was the French and Quebec pavilions from Expo 67.
The Casino is the largest in Canada & one of the 10 largest in the world (they say), but the poker room is small. The poker room has 11 live dealer tables & 6+ poker pro (dealerless) electronic tables. The 2 nights I was there, the only "tournaments" were poker pro & short stacked 2500 chips 15 min blinds start 25/50.
The cash games were all NL. 3 tables of 1/2 4+ tables of 2/5 1 or 2 of 5/5 or 5/10NL Rake was 10% to $7 (on dealer table) plus $1 bbj
I read on 2+2 that Snakes casino on the Kahnawake Indian reserve only 15 min away is better.