Category Archives: Community

Shorelines Casino Peterborough Walks a Mile in Her Shoes

Team members from Shorelines Casino Peterborough participated in Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, a playful opportunity to help raise awareness about the serious causes, effects and remediations to violence against women. The campaign asks men to literally walk a mile in women’s high-heeled shoes and then encourages people to start talking about these difficult issues.

Shorelines Casino Peterborough raised over $1,200 at this event, which went to benefit the YMCA. These funds will provide 19 safe nights for women and children.

Casino Nanaimo Helps Reopen Playground

Team members from Casino Nanaimo helped reopen a playground at the Boys & Girls Club of Central Vancouver Island by fluffing mulch in order to pass inspection. Over time, the mulch gets compacted and the playground was closed for safety reasons. After Casino Nanaimo team members helped with the mulch fluffing, the playground passed inspection and was reopened for the kids!

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Painting

Hard Rock held their seventh PROUD activity for 2019. The team went back to the Tri-City Transitions Society house to finish painting a large fence, sprucing up the beautiful home! Tri-City Transitions supports all individuals who have experienced domestic violence and offers women and children a safe, secure, place to rest, rejuvenate, and rebuild their lives.

Casino Nova Scotia Sydney hosted their 11th annual Monte Carlo Casino Fundraiser

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.

Guinness World Record Broken at River Rock Casino Resort

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.