A multi-million dollar redevelopment of Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino

June 24, 2015 – Surrey, BC

Surrey, B.C. (June 24, 2015): As the owner and operator of leading gaming entertainment venues such as River Rock Casino Resort and Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (“GCGC”) is proud to announce the launch of Elements Casino, set to open this winter. Elements Casino will replace the existing Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino located in Surrey, BC, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada.

With the redevelopment, Elements Casino will aspire to be Canada’s all-inclusive, full service gaming entertainment venue that delivers unrivaled personal service, exciting live entertainment options, unsurpassed dining experiences and gaming offerings consisting of casino games and standardbred horse racing.
“This type of multi-million dollar property transformation allows us the opportunity to ensure our guests experience something uniquely special. With our mix of gaming options, entertainment and culinary experiences, I am confident Elements Casino will be the primary entertainment choice for many,” said Michael Kim, Director of Operations, Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino.

Scheduled to open late this year, Elements Casino will feature more than 550 state-of-the-art interactive slot machines along with table games such as baccarat, blackjack, roulette and poker. Guests will be able to enjoy new dining options focused on profiling fresh and modern menu styles all while experiencing live entertainment showcasing local and regional talent. In addition, Elements Casino will continue to offer live standardbred racing six months per year as well as year-round simulcast racing. The 2015 standardbred racing season will commence once again on October 1.

“We look forward to the grand opening of Elements Casino as it will give us an opportunity to elevate, improve and diversify the entertainment experience within the Surrey marketplace, a
region that is currently growing and projected to be the most populated city in Metro Vancouver by 2020,” said Chuck Keeling, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.

To learn more about Elements Casino, please visit

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a Canadian based company that operates gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Washington State. The Company has 16 gaming properties, which consists of casinos, including one with a four Diamond resort hotel, horse racetrack casinos and community gaming centres. A key element of Great Canadian’s business model is its commitment to social responsibility. PROUD of our people, our business, our community is Great Canadian’s brand that unifies the company’s community, volunteering and social responsibility efforts. Under the PROUD program, Great Canadian annually invests over $2 million in our communities, and in 2014, over 1,200 charitable organizations were supported by Great Canadian. In each Canadian gaming jurisdiction, the majority of gross gaming revenue from gaming facilities goes back directly to provincial governments for the purpose of supporting programs like healthcare, education and social services.

Sonja Mandic
Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
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