October 22, 2020 – Toronto, ON – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced today that Casino New Brunswick will be reopening at 10 a.m. AST on Friday, October 23, 2020, as a result of the New Brunswick provincial government’s announcement allowing the reopening of certain businesses. Continue reading
October 13, 2020 – Toronto, ON – Great Canadian Gaming announces the temporary government mandated suspension of our operations at Casino Woodbine and Casino New Brunswick. Continue reading
September 14, 2020 – Toronto, ON – Further to its announcement on September 4, 2020, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (TSX:GC) (“Great Canadian” or “the Company”) announced today that its Casino Nova Scotia properties in Sydney and Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be reopening on October 5, 2020. Both properties temporarily closed on March 16, 2020 to contribute to the containment of COVID-19 and in adherence with public health orders. Continue reading
September 4, 2020 – Toronto, ON – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (TSX:GC) (“Great Canadian” or “the Company”) provided today an update on the status of the Company’s 25 operations across Canada. On March 16, 2020, Great Canadian suspended operations at all its properties to contribute to the containment of COVID-19. Continue reading
Casino Nova Scotia Sydney hosted its 11th annual Monte Carlo fundraiser. This year was an amazing success raising $60,000 in net revenues for their charity of choice, the Cape Breton YMCA. This year was a huge success; not only did Casino Nova Scotia partner with over a dozen local businesses and organizations, including Cape Breton University and the Nova Scotia Community College, but they completely sold out the event with almost 600 people in attendance.
On Saturday, May 12th, Spirit Cool broke the Guinness World Record for longest marathon playing guitar at River Rock Casino Resort. Spirit, who performs regularly at many Great Canadian properties, continued to play on stage for another 30 minutes for a grand total of five days, four hours and thirty minutes. Spirit was accepting donations throughout his record-breaking performance, with all proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society. River Rock donated $1,000 for every day he performed and at the end of his five-day performance Spirit raised over $10,000.
Shorelines Casino Belleville held a clothing drive in support of their signature charity, Three Oaks Foundations. They donated over nine boxes and 23 bags of clothing and household goods. Three Oaks is committed to the promotion of equality and the end of violence against women and children.
Casino New Brunswick participated in “Coldest Night of the Year,” where they spent an evening walking in the subzero temperature to raise money and awareness for local charities serving hungry, homeless and hurting families and youth in 120 communities across Canada. Casino New Brunswick donated $2,500 and team members raised an additional $526.
In support of National Heart Health Month, team members from Great American Casinos created a t-shirt fundraiser in support of the American Heart Association. Together they raised an amazing $3,160! The Association’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all that they do.
River Rock Casino Resort is PROUD to support the Kidney Foundation of Canada with a donation of $1,500. The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national health charity committed to kidney health and to improved lives for all people living with kidney disease.