June 10, 2011 – Richmond, BC – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (TSX:GC) (the “Company”) announced today that No. 179 Corporate Ventures Inc. (“No. 179”), a company controlled by Great Canadian’s Chairman and CEO and founder, Ross J. McLeod, has today filed a notice of intention to distribute securities (Form 45-102F1), in connection with the proposed sale of 6,000,000 common shares to Mr. Neil Baker who currently indirectly owns
4,000,000 common shares of the Company. Mr. McLeod stated as follows:

“The purpose of the sale is to pay down my personal debt and to proceed with my short and long-term estate planning. No voting or other agreements exist between Mr. Baker and myself, except we have a right of first refusal with each other to purchase the first 6,000,000 common shares of the Company disposed of by either of us. On behalf of both myself and Great Canadian, I welcome Mr. Baker’s investment in the Company.”

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless the securities are registered in the United States or an exemption from such registration is available.


Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a multi-jurisdictional gaming and entertainment operator with operations in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, and Washington State. The Company operates ten casinos, four horseracing facilities (three offer slot machines and one offers both slot machines and table games), two community gaming centres, a bingo hall, a hotel and conference centre, two show theatres, and various associated hospitality outlets. Further information is available on the Company’s website,

“Original signed by Ross J. McLeod”

Ross J. McLeod
Chairman and CEO Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

Suite #350 – 13775 Commerce Parkway
Richmond, BC V6V 2V4
Phone: (604) 303-1000

For further information, please contact:

Media Enquiries:
Mr. Howard Blank
Vice President – Communications & Entertainment
(604) 512-6066

Investor Enquiries:
Tanya Ruskowski
Executive Assistant to the President and the Interim Chief Financial Officer
(604) 303-1000

This news release contains forward-looking statements which reflect management’s current expectations regarding the Company’s objectives, plans, goals, strategies, future growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees, but only predictions. Although the Company believes that these statements are based on information and assumptions which are current, reasonable and complete, these statements are necessarily subject to a number of factors that could cause actual results to vary significantly from current expectations. Such differences may be caused by factors which include, but are not limited to, ongoing requirements to comply with financial covenants associated with credit facilities, limited terms of operational service agreements with gaming regulators, pending and proposed legislative or regulatory developments, competition from established competitors and new entrants in the gaming business, dependence on key personnel, no assurance that systems, procedures and controls will be adequate to support expanding operations, potential undisclosed liabilities and capital expenditures associated with acquisitions, negative connotations linked to the gaming industry, First Nations claims with respect to public lands on which we conduct our operations, impact of legal proceedings, impact of smoking bans, interest and exchange rate fluctuations, non- realization of cost reductions and synergies, acceptance and demand for new products and services, fluctuations in operating results and general economic conditions. The Company cautions that this list of factors is not exhaustive. These factors and other risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company’s materials filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities from time to time, including in the “Risks Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Information Form for fiscal 2010, or as identified in the Company’s disclosure record on The forward-looking statements included in this news release are made only as of the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake to publicly update these forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise.