MEDIA & COMMUNITY PRESS RELEASES

GREAT CANADIAN GAMING AND BROOKFIELD AWARDED GTA BUNDLE IN ONTARIO GAMING MODERNIZATION PROCESS

August 8, 2017 –Coquitlam, BC and Toronto, ON – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (TSX:GC) (“Great Canadian”) and Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (NYSE:BBU) (TSX:BBU.UN) (“Brookfield Business Partners”) together with its institutional partners (collectively, “Brookfield”), announce today that they have been selected as the successful proponent by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (“OLG”) to operate certain [...]
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Shorelines Casino Peterborough Groundbreaking Ceremony scheduled for September 6th, 2017

On September 6, 2017, the Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (“OGELP”) will have the honour of hosting an official ground breaking ceremony at 1400 Crawford Drive in Peterborough, Ontario that will kick-off the construction of the much anticipated Shorelines Casino Peterborough. READ MORE
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Great Canadian Donates to the Wildfire Fund

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Donates $5,000 to the BC Wildfire Fund In an effort to support the families and communities impacted by the BC wildfires, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation will be donating $5,000 to the Canadian Red Cross. “We are hopeful that our donation will have a positive impact and contribute to the overall fundraising [...]
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Flamboro Downs to Host a Community Forum Regarding the Allocation of Surplus Land

Last month, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (“Great Canadian”), owner and operator of the horse racing facilities at Flamboro Downs, issued a public announcement and community survey regarding the allocation of surplus land that is currently available at the Flamboro site.

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Elements Casino Victoria to Set a New Standard for Entertainment on Vancouver Island

The entertainment scene on Vancouver Island is about to get bigger and better as the new Elements Casino Victoria is scheduled to open in the first half of 2018. Elements Casino Victoria will replace the existing View Royal Casino that is located in the Town of View Royal and has been under construction since February […]

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Flamboro Downs Looking to Allocate Surplus Land for Community Development

Hamilton, ON (May 23, 2017): Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (“Great Canadian”), owner and operator of the horse racing facilities at Flamboro Downs, is looking to allocate surplus land at the Flamboro site for the development of an outdoor amenity that will benefit the community. The surplus land includes two parcels which total approximately 50 acres. […]

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Great American Casino Des Moines Scheduled to Open on May 18, 2017

Des Moines, WA (May 1, 2017): Great American Casino is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of Casino Des Moines scheduled to take place on May 18, 2017. “We are excited to add Great American Casino Des Moines to the roster of Great American Casino properties and open a gaming location that will offer the […]

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Casino Nanaimo Set to Reveal a New Gaming Floor, Entertainment Amenities and the Best New Dining Option in Nanaimo – The Well Public House

Nanaimo, B.C (May 1, 2017): On May 10, 2017, six months after an extensive renovation, Casino Nanaimo will be ready to showcase and celebrate the latest developments at the property. The day will be marked with a special performance by Daniel Wesley, a Vancouver-based artist with seven studio albums, who will grace the stage at […]

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Shorelines Casino Belleville Launches Racebook

Belleville, ON (April 3, 2017): In an effort to provide an additional entertainment amenity for our guests and further support the Ontario horse racing industry, Shorelines Casino Belleville has launched a new betting option – Racebook. The 18-seat Racebook at Shorelines Casino Belleville offers an opportunity to wager on races from Ontario as well as […]

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Chances Maple Ridge Donates $20,000 to the Youth Wellness Centre in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge, BC (April 3, 2017): On March 30, 2017, Chances Maple Ridge donated $20,000 to the Youth Wellness Centre (YWC). READ MORE

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Redevelopment of View Royal Casino in Full Swing

Victoria, BC (March 29, 2017): The long-awaited redevelopment of View Royal Casino has begun and things are progressing rapidly. Demolition of exterior walls, roof structures and old fixtures is a daily occurrence as the property gets ready for a comprehensive overhaul. “When we started this journey a couple of weeks ago, there were definitely a […]

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Shorelines Casino Belleville Attracting Visitors, Entertainers and Local Employees

Belleville, ON (March 10, 2017): On January 11, 2017 Shorelines Casino Belleville celebrated its grand opening and marked a milestone as the first casino to open in the Province of Ontario since 2006. As the property approaches its second month of operation, there is a lot to be proud of. So far over 140,000 visitors […]

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Shorelines Casino Belleville Scheduled to Open on January 11, 2017

Belleville, ON (January 9, 2017): Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (Great Canadian), a majority shareholder and lead operator of the Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP), is pleased to announce that Shorelines Casino Belleville will officially open on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. “We are absolutely thrilled about the Grand Opening of Shorelines Casino Belleville and are […]

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Engelbert Humperdinck’s 50th Anniversary Tour Includes a Two-Night Engagement at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (November 29, 2016) – Legendary singer Engelbert Humperdinck is getting ready to embark on a special tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of his #1 single, “Release Me”. The highly anticipated tour will include two shows at the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, March 10 & Saturday, March 11, 2017. […]

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The Robert Cray Band to Lay Down the Blues at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (November 22, 2016) – Blues icon Robert Cray and his band will be performing at the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, March 3, 2017. With five Grammy Awards, thousands of sold-out performances and millions of record sales worldwide, Cray is considered “one of the greatest guitarists of his generation”.  Rolling Stone credits […]

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Whose Live Anyway? Returns To Hard Rock Casino Vancouver & River Rock Casino Resort

COQUITLAM, BC (November 15, 2016) – The critically-acclaimed improv comedy show, Whose Live Anyway? makes its way back to the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, Feb. 24 & Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 and to River Rock Casino Resort on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Originally called A Night of Improv, the show […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Announces the Winners of the Canadian Mahjong Championship Finals

Richmond, B.C. (November 16, 2016) – River Rock Casino Resort is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2016 Canadian Mahjong Championship Finals is Mr. Woon Fai Wong who took home more than $14,000 in prizes along with the coveted title of 2016 Canadian Mahjong Champion. On Nov. 12 and 13, River Rock Casino […]

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First Canadian Casino & Racetrack to Host an eSports Tournament Located in Surrey, British Columbia

Surrey, BC (November 1, 2016) – Elements Casino is proud to announce that it will be the first casino & racetrack in Canada to host and co-present the inaugural eSports Street Fighter V Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. The event will officially launch the Grand Opening of the Elements eSports Lounge, home to all […]

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Shorelines Casinos Welcome New Vice President of Operations and Executive Director of Stakeholder Relations in the Province of Ontario

Peterborough/Gananoque, ON (September 27, 2016): Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) is pleased to announce that the company’s Shorelines Casinos operations are welcoming Craig DeMarta to the position of Vice President, Operations East and celebrating Andy LaCroix’s new role as Executive Director, Stakeholder Relations, in the Province of Ontario. DeMarta will now oversee and be responsible […]

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VIEW ROYAL CASINO TO UNDERGO EXTENSIVE REDEVELOPMENT

September 20, 2016, Vancouver, B.C., – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX: GC] and BCLC have announced plans to enhance gaming and entertainment options at the View Royal Casino. The planned upgrades are designed to respond to the growth opportunity in the Greater Victoria marketplace. Since 2001, the View Royal Casino has been providing casino entertainment […]

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Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands and Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs to Participate in the Annual Great Canadian Shorelines Clean Up

Peterborough/Gananoque, ON. (September 12, 2016): As active community participants who are passionate about protecting and preserving their local environments, both Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands and Shorelines Slots Kawartha Downs will be participating in the Annual Great Canadian Shorelines Clean Up. On September 14, the team from Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands will clean-up the Joel Stone Heritage […]

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Shorelines Casino Belleville Commences the Hiring Process

Belleville, ON. (August 15, 2016): As the Shorelines Casino Belleville construction crew gears up to meet the anticipated completion date of late 2016, the management team has taken its cue and has officially commenced the hiring process. In preparation for the task at hand, the team officially hired Shorelines Casino Belleville’s first employee, Appel Maracle. READ […]

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Bob Saget To Perform At River Rock Casino Resort & Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

RICHMOND, BC (August 23, 2016) – Actor-comedian Bob Saget will be bringing his signature raw and raunchy brand of comedy to the River Rock Casino Resort on Thursday, November 10, 2016 and to the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, November 11, 2016. While Bob will always be remembered as the […]

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Dwight Yoakam To Play Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (August 2, 2016) – Grammy Award winner Dwight Yoakam will be bringing his string of chart-topping hits to the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, October 28, 2016. It was in 1986 when the Kentucky native released his first album, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. and since then, he has […]

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The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band’s Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (July 13, 2016) – Acclaimed drummer and co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, Mick Fleetwood and his band will be hitting the road with their just announced Fall Tour which will include a date at the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, September 30, 2016. Aside from originals, The Mick Fleetwood […]

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Knight Road Legacy Association Receives Over $348,000 from Chances Chilliwack

Chilliwack, B.C (May 6, 2016): Last week, Chances Chilliwack presented the Knight Road Legacy Association with a payment of $348,607. The contribution was issued as a part of the trailing payments agreement which is based on the facilities performance levels for the year. The agreement will be in effect for the next 20 years and […]

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Remembering Bill ‘The Dominator’ Davis

Surrey, B.C. (May 6, 2016): In honour of Bill Davis, a longtime horseman, harness racing trainer and driver, who recently passed away at the age of 54, Elements Casino will host a special commemorative ceremony in early October when the new racing season begins. “We want to take the opportunity to honour and show our […]

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View Royal Casino to Launch the WestShore Express Shuttle on May 5, 2016

VICTORIA, B.C. (May 3, 2016): After a year of planning and development, View Royal Casino in partnership with Wilson’s Transportation Ltd are excited to announce the launch of the WestShore Express Shuttle scheduled for Thursday, May 5. The WestShore Express Shuttle will provide an affordable and reliable transportation option for passengers travelling from the casino […]

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Shorelines Casino Seeks Relocation to the City of Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 12, 2016 /CNW/ – Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough. If successful, it would mean the relocation of the current slot machine facility located at Kawartha Downs. “We are excited about the […]

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Partners with Molson Canadian to Present the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock

COQUITLAM, B.C. (March 29, 2016) – On April 21, the legendary blues rockers George Thorogood & The Destroyers will have the honour of gracing the stage at the newly rebranded Molson Canadian Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. Molson Canadian and Hard Rock Casino Vancouver have partnered to name the 1,000 seat entertainment venue […]

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GREAT CANADIAN RACING OPERATIONS DONATE $5,000 IN SUPPORT OF THE ONTARIO RACING COMMUNITY IMPACTED BY RECENT BARN FIRE

HAMILTON, ON, Jan. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – On January 5th, when Bruce Barbour, Executive Director of Racing Operations at Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs, heard about the tragic fire incident at the Classy Lane Stables killing 39 standardbred racehorses, he quickly rallied the support of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation’s racing operations across the country resulting […]

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NEW TABLE GAMES, SLOTS & DINING FEATURES AWAIT GUESTS AT UNVEILING OF ELEMENTS CASINO

Staff Enthusiastic About Dec. 17 Grand Opening Surrey, B.C. (December 15, 2015): The letters “e” in Elements Casino could very well stand for enthusiasm, eagerness and excitement judging by the expression on the face of General Manager Michael Kim. Leading up to the official grand opening of the freshly renovated Elements Casino in Surrey on […]

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Great Canadian Introduces Shorelines Casino Brand to Ontario

Richmond, BC (December 7, 2015): On behalf of the Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (Partnership), Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) is excited to announce the new brand of Shorelines Casinos for the gaming properties at Thousand Islands, Kawartha Downs, and potentially, in the City of Belleville. As of early 2016, and subject to the successful […]

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Whoopi Goldberg Fire Incident

Casino New Brunswick – MEDIA STATEMENT Whoopi Goldberg Fire Incident On Saturday, October 24, 2015, Casino New Brunswick had the pleasure of presenting ‘An Evening With Whoopi Goldberg’, an elite artist known for her accomplishments as a performer, author, producer and humanitarian. As the show was coming to a close, Goldberg along with the guests, […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Partners with The Sharing Farm Society

In the spirit of supporting the local community, a team of River Rock Casino Resort employees rolled up their sleeves and helped The Sharing Farm Society with two of their major summer projects. “A group of executives cleared a trail through a woodlot on the farm which was used for The Faerie Play – a […]

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GREAT CANADIAN GAMING AWARDED FIRST BUNDLE IN ONTARIO GAMING MODERNIZATION PROCESS

September 9, 2015 – Richmond, BC – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] (“Great Canadian” or “the Company”) announced today that Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (“Ontario Gaming East LP” or “the Partnership”), a partnership in which the Company owns a 50.1% share, was selected as the successful proponent by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation […]

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Ralphie May to Perform at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (September 8, 2015) – Comedian Ralphie May will be bringing his hilarious, no-holds-barred stand-up to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Voted one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch”, May has built his career on observational comedy inspired by such greats as Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison and Lenny Bruce. It […]

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‘Reveen – The Next Generation’ To Mesmerize Fans At River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (September 2, 2015) – Stage hypnotist Tyrone Reveen will be bringing his enormously popular show, Reveen – The Next Generation to the River Rock Casino Resort for one night only on Friday, October 30, 2015. Born in Melbourne, Tyrone is the son of Peter Reveen aka “The Great Reveen” … the man who […]

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Kenny G to Perform at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (August 17, 2015) – Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G will be bringing his smooth and sultry style to the River Rock Casino Resort on Monday, November 16, 2015. In a career that spans almost three decades, Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation […]

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Great Canadian Gaming, Variety Charity

Variety – The Children’s Charity Awards Great Canadian Gaming Corporation the Prestigious International Award

Richmond, B.C. (August 10, 2015): Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a proud recipient of the coveted International Award, presented by Variety – The Children’s Charity. This annual award is granted to companies that have demonstrated a high level of support and commitment to Variety, a charitable organization whose mission is to improve the lives of […]

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Chances Maple Ridge Names Alisa’s Wish Child and Youth Advocacy Centre as its Signature Charitable Partner

Maple Ridge, B.C (August 5, 2015): Chances Maple Ridge is proud to announce that it has selected Alisa’s Wish Child and Youth Advocacy Centre as its signature charitable partner. As part of the announcement and commitment, Chances Maple Ridge made a $10,000 donation to the organization on July 28. “The Chances staff not only committed […]

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Judas Priest’s ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Tour Includes Two Dates At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (July 27, 2015) 27Fans of Judas Priest will have the opportunity to see the Grammy-winning band in an up-close and intimate setting when the heavy metal icons perform for two shows at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Tuesday, October 27 & Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Formed in 1970 in Birmingham, England, Judas Priest released their […]

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Supporting the Annual WESTCOAST Motorcycle Ride to Live

The annual WESTCOAST Motorcycle Ride to Live benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation of BC, was once again supported by Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino and Chances Chilliwack. Both venues donated their sites as meeting locations and contributed in raising a record $175,000 for prostate cancer this year. WESTCOAST Motorcycle Ride To Live was established in […]

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Nepal Disaster Relief Supported by River Rock Casino Resort

When the Nepal earthquake hit and killed thousands of people, communities around the world came together and raised funds for those impacted by the tragic event. At the River Rock Casino Resort, colleagues rallied together and raised $1,300. The donation was made to the Canadian Red Cross and further matched by the Canadian Federal Government […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Donates $20,000 to Richmond Family Place

Last year, River Rock Casino Resort named Richmond Family Place as the property’s signature charitable partner and this year, as one part of their relationship with the organization, River Rock donated $20,000 to support their programs. “We are so proud of the relationship we have built with the Richmond Family Place over the last year, […]

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SURREY’S NEW ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION – ELEMENTS CASINO – TO OPEN WINTER 2015

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 […]

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The Tea Party’s Canadian Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (June 22, 2015) – Canadian rock trio The Tea Party will be hitting the road with their just announced national tour which wraps up at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, October 2, 2015. It was in 1990 when The Tea Party was formed in Windsor by Jeff Martin (vocals/guitar), Stuart Chatwood (bass/keyboards) and […]

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‘Lost 80’s Live’ Tour Includes Date At River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (June 23, 2015) The unique Lost 80’s Live Tour – featuring new wave bands Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Animotion and When in Rome – will include a date at the River Rock Casino Resort on Thursday, October 15, 2015. Formed in London in 1980, Wang Chung – consisting of frontman Jack Hues and bassist Nick […]

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Peter Cetera to Perform at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (June 15, 2015) Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Peter Cetera will be bringing his string of chart-topping hits to the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, August 7, 2015. It was in 1968 when Cetera joined the band Chicago as their bassist and tenor vocalist. During his seventeen years with the group, they released fourteen studio albums […]

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Chances Chilliwack Names Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society as its Signature Charitable Partner

Chilliwack, B.C (June 9, 2015) On June 3, Chances Chilliwack confirmed its commitment to the Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society as its chosen signature charitable partner with a donation of $1,000. “We support many different charitable organizations and community initiatives, but our newly formed partnership with the Bowls of Hope Society will allow us to build a relationship […]

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America To Play River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (June 8, 2015) Iconic folk rockers America are getting ready to embark on their summer tour which will include a date at the River Rock Casino Resort on Thursday, July 30, 2015. It was in 1970 when America was formed by musicians Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek who the world soon discovered upon […]

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Brian Wilson to Perform at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (May 29, 2015) Singer-songwriter Brian Wilson is gearing up for his North American tour which will include a date at the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, July 24, 2015. It was in 1961 when Wilson co-founded The Beach Boys releasing numerous classics including “Surfin’ Safari”, “Surfin’ U.S.A.” and “Surfer Girl”. Wilson decided in 1964 […]

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Norm Macdonald Returns to River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (May 26, 2015) Actor-comedian Norm Macdonald will be bringing his hilarious stand-up to the River Rock Casino Resort on Saturday, September 12, 2015. It was in the mid-80’s when the Quebec City-born Macdonald began performing in comedy clubs across Canada before moving to Los Angeles where he became a writer for the syndicated late-night talk […]

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Patti LaBelle to Perform at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (May 25, 2015) Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle will be thrilling fans when she’ll be appearing at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, September 18, 2015. LaBelle began her career as part of The Ordettes in 1959. The trio changed their name to The Bluebelles two years later and then reformed as Labelle in 1971. […]

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Queen – It’s A Kinda Magic’s North American Tour Includes Date At River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (May 12, 2015) The long-running and critically acclaimed tribute show, Queen – It’s A Kinda Magic will be bringing its updated production featuring an all-new international cast to the River Rock Casino Resort on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Recreating Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert, Queen – It’s A Kinda Magic features all of the band’s […]

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ 2015 Tour Includes Date at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (May 4, 2015) Legendary music icon Frankie Valli will be thrilling fans when he and the Four Seasons will be performing for one night only at the River Rock Casino Resort on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Best known as the frontman for the Four Seasons, Valli scored a total of twenty-nine Top 40 hits with […]

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ 2015 Tour Includes Date at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (May 4, 2015) Legendary music icon Frankie Valli will be thrilling fans when he and the Four Seasons will be performing for one night only at the River Rock Casino Resort on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Best known as the frontman for the Four Seasons, Valli scored a total of twenty-nine Top 40 hits with […]

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to Present the Second Annual Ultimate Car Show and Count’s 77 on July 18

COQUITLAM, B.C. (April 30, 2015) On July 18, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will once again partner with one of Canada’s premier custom car companies, 360 Fabrication Inc. of Abbotsford, and host the Second Annual Ultimate Car Show. In addition, the day’s event will be topped off by Count’s 77 evening performance in the theatre. “Last […]

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Count’s 77 To Rev It Up At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 27, 2015) Count’s 77 will be bringing their signature blues-infused classic rock sound to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Hailing from Las Vegas, Count’s 77 is led by Danny “Count” Koker who was singing long before he found international fame as the owner of Count’s Kustoms, his hot rod and […]

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Culture Club’s North American Tour Kicks Off at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver and River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (April 24, 2015) With all of the original members – Boy George, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay and Jon Moss – back in the fold, Grammy Award-winning band Culture Club will be embarking on their reunion tour this summer. The highly-anticipated tour will kick off at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, July 17, 2015 and […]

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David Wilcox to Perform at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (April 21, 2015) – Canadian musician David Wilcox will be bringing his unique blend of blues-rock to the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, June 12, 2015. It was at the young age of 23 when after playing in folk duo Ian & Sylvia Tyson’s band, The Great Speckled Bird that the Montreal-born Wilcox […]

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Headpins, Toronto & Helix to Play Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 14, 2015) Three legendary Canadian bands – Headpins, Toronto and Helix – will be rocking the stage at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, June 5, 2015. Headpins’ journey began in Vancouver in 1979 when Chilliwack band members, Brian McLeod and Ab Bryant started the group as a “side project”. Rounded out by drummer […]

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Steel Panther’s Tour Includes Two Shows At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 13, 2015) Glam-rock parody band Steel Panther will be bringing their All You Can Eat Tour” to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, 2015. Hailing from Los Angeles, Steel Panther have been rocking audiences since 2000 releasing their major label debut, Feel the Steel in 2009. […]

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‘Kenny vs Spenny’ Coming to River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (April 13, 2015) Actor-comedians Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice will be bringing their hilarious live stage show, Kenny vs Spenny to the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, July 10, 2015. Toronto natives Hotz and Rice created and starred on the hit television series, Kenny vs Spenny which aired for six seasons on CBC and […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Gets Recognized by Forbes Magazine

River Rock Casino Resort Gets Recognized by Forbes Magazine In the recent online edition of the Forbes Magazine (March 2015), River Rock Casino Resort was recognized as one of the eight luxury casinos in North America that offers all the perks of Las Vegas and more. The feature story provides a glimpse of casino resort […]

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The Gipsy Kings’ North American Tour Includes Date At River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (April 7, 2015) World Music legends The Gipsy Kings will soon be getting ready to embark on their summer tour which will include a one-night performance at the River Rock Casino Resort on Thursday,  August 27, 2015. Featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, The Gipsy Kings have spent over a quarter-century melding deep-heated flamenco, […]

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Yes & Toto’s Joint North American Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 6, 2015) – World-renowned rockers Yes and Toto have announced they will be joining forces for a co-headlining North American tour which will wrap up at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Since its founding in 1968 in London, Yes has sold nearly 40 million albums which featured such […]

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Blondie to Perform at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (April 6, 2015) – Influential rockers Blondie will be bringing their hits to the River Rock Casino Resort on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Formed in 1974 by art student & guitarist Chris Stein and ex-folkie and ex-Max’s Kansas City waitress, vocalist & songwriter Deborah Harry, Blondie emerged as the great pop icons of […]

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Knight Road Legacy Association Receives $291,316 from Chances Chilliwack

Chilliwack, B.C (March 30, 2015): On March 26th, Chances Chilliwack presented the Knight Road Legacy Association with a payment of $291,316. The contribution was issued as a part of the trailing payments agreement which is based on the facilities performance levels for the year. The agreement will be in effect for the next 20 years […]

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Boz Scaggs’ 2015 Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (March 30, 2015) – Grammy-winning singer, songwriter & guitarist Boz Scaggs is gearing up for his 2015 tour which will include a date at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on July 4, 2015. Born in Texas and raised with an appreciation for the wide spectrum of American roots music, Scaggs has combined rock, R&B, […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Leslie Jones to Perform at River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (March 30, 2015) – Actress-comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member, Leslie Jones will be bringing her hilarious stand-up to the River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, May 22, 2015. It was while she was a student attending Colorado State University that Jones made her stand-up debut after entering the college’s “Funniest Person […]

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Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino to Undergo a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Surrey, B.C (March 23, 2015): Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is proud to announce that Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino, located in the heart of Cloverdale, British Columbia, is set to undergo a multi-million dollar renovation. The property redevelopment will commence in the spring and is scheduled to be completed by late 2015. The renovation will […]

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Comedy Icon Russell Peters to perform Up-Close & Intimate at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver and River Rock Casino Resort

RICHMOND, BC (March 23, 2015) – Canada’s #1 stand-up export, Russell Peters is once again getting ready to hit the road for his Almost Famous World Tour which will include dates at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on November 4, 5 & 6, 2015 and at River Rock Casino Resort on November 7, 8 & 9, […]

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Due to Popular Demand, Rock the Mic™ Competition Back at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver for the Second Year in a Row

COQUITLAM, B.C. (March 10, 2015) – The success of last year’s Rock the Mic ™ band competition took Hard Rock Casino Vancouver by storm, and due to popular demand the competition is back starting on Thursday, March 12. “We are thrilled to once again offer this type of entertainment option and feature local emerging talent […]

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River Rock Casino Resort & Rock 101 Present Roger Hodgson (The Legendary Voice of Supertramp)

Richmond, BC – It was in 1969 when Roger Hodgson – widely regarded as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time – co-founded the progressive rock band Supertramp with musician Rick Davies in 1969. Hodgson wrote and sang most of the classic hits that brought the band worldwide acclaim selling […]

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The Fixx’s 2015 Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (March 3, 2015) – British New Wave rockers The Fixx are gearing up for a North American tour this summer which will include a date at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Formed in London in 1979 by college friends, frontman Cy Curnin and drummer Adam Woods, the band […]

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Whitesnake’s 2015 Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

February 25, 2015 COQUITLAM, BC – Iconic rockers Whitesnake will be hitting the road this spring with their upcoming North American tour which will include a date at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Formed in 1977 and steered by English singer-songwriter and former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale, Whitesnake carries […]

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Honeymoon Suite & Streetheart To Play Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

February 17, 2015 COQUITLAM, BC – Juno Award-winning Canadian bands Honeymoon Suite and Streetheart will be rocking the stage at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, May 8, 2015. It was in 1982 when lead singer Johnny Dee, lead guitarist Derry Grehan and drummer Dave Betts founded Honeymoon Suite in their hometown of Niagara […]

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Peter Frampton to Perform at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (February 11, 2015) – Grammy-winning English musician Peter Frampton will be thrilling fans when he’ll be appearing for one night only at  the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. He released four albums before his iconic double-live […]

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Chicago Returns to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (February 10, 2015) – Grammy Award-winning, Multi-Platinum band Chicago will be bringing back their long string of hits to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, June 19, 2015. Known for their unique mix of rock, pop and jazz, Chicago has released over 30 albums with sales well beyond the 40 million mark. […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Chicago

Richmond, BC – Chicago has done it all … five consecutive #1 albums, thirteen platinum albums, twenty-one Top 10 singles, a Grammy and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Formed in their namesake city in 1967, Chicago’s music mixed rock, pop and jazz in a completely new way. Propelled by innovative horn arrangements, […]

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THE SIXTH ANNUAL HARNESS THE HOPE EVENT HELD AT FRASER DOWNS RACETRACK AND CASINO RAISED OVER $17,000 FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH

Surrey, B.C. (January 30, 2015): On January 25, Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino hosted the Sixth Annual Harness the Hope fundraiser and assisted in raising $17,104 for breast cancer research. The success of the event can be attributed to a number of live and silent auction donations made by community sponsors, the coveted Powder Puff […]

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CHUCK KEELING, VICE PRESIDENT STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBLE GAMING, SCHEDULED TO SPEAK AT THE NEW HORIZONS IN RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING CONFERENCE

Richmond, B.C. (February 2, 2015): Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is proud to announce that Chuck Keeling, Vice President Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, has been provided the opportunity to speak at the annual New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference scheduled to take place February 2-4, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Keeling’s presentation will focus on […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Chris D’Elia

Saturday, March 21 – Richmond, BC – Recently named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch”, Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought after comedians today. It was in 2006 when D’Elia first began performing stand-up in Los Angeles where he soon became a regular at the comedy clubs. In 2009, he brought […]

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Turns One!

COQUITLAM, B.C. (December 15, 2014) – On December 20, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will celebrate and mark its one year anniversary. In true Hard Rock Casino Vancouver style, the day will be packed with excitement, activity and rockin’ performances including those of Canada’s own Bif Naked and Grammy Award-winning artist Everlast. Partial proceeds from the […]

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver partners with the legendary Vancouver Canadians renaming a section of the Scotiabank Field at the Nat Bailey Stadium

COQUITLAM, B.C. (November 10, 2014) – Hard Rock Casino Vancouver and the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club have signed a new multi-year partnership that will allow for a re-branding of the “Barbeque Picnic In the Park” within historic Scotiabank Field at the Nat Bailey Stadium. READ MORE

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS SMOKEY ROBINSON

Legendary Motown singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson rocketed to stardom with The Miracles in the late 50’s scoring such hits as “Shop Around”, “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me”, “Ooo Baby Baby”, “The Tracks of My Tears” and “I Second That Emotion”. After “The Tears of a Clown” became a #1 hit in 1972, he left […]

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Bif Naked and Everlast to Perform at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration

COQUITLAM, BC (October 7, 2014) – Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will be celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, December 20, 2014 and to mark the occasion, Bif Naked will be performing with her band while Everlast will bring his special acoustic show to the stage in this exclusive concert event. It was in 1996 when […]

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“The Mad Picker”, Wayne Learie to Appear, Appraise and Purchase Antiques at View Royal Casino on Sunday September 28, 10 am – 5pm

Victoria, B.C (September 15, 2014): With the help of the one and only “The Mad Picker” Wayne Learie View Royal Casino will host an antiques roadshow on Sunday, September 28th between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm. Learie is an antiques aficionado and veteran collector who has over the last 30 years knocked […]

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Moist’s National Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (August 20, 2014) – The Juno Award-winning band, Moist will be hitting the road with their just announced Canadian tour which wraps up at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Thursday, December 4, 2014. It was in 1994 when the Vancouver-based rockers released their debut Multi-Platinum album, Silver which spawned their first hit […]

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Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino Selects Sophie’s Place Child Advocacy Centre and The Centre for Child Development as its “Signature Charitable Partner”

Surrey, B.C. (Aug. 1, 2014): On Monday, July 28th, Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino officially recognized and announced, Sophie’s Place Child Advocacy Centre and The Centre for Child Development as its signature charitable partner during a special presentation ceremony that took place at the Centre in Surrey, BC. “Fraser Downs has been a longtime supporter […]

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View Royal Casino Encouraging Local Businesses to Participate in Casino Virgin Academy in Support of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria

Victoria, B.C (July 30, 2014): View Royal Casino is on a mission to engage and motivate local businesses to test their luck, foster team engagement and support a local non-profit organization, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria, while learning how to play casino games. All of these things are possible through the Casino […]

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Ralph Bower Horse Racing Photo Gallery To Be Unveiled Monday, Aug. 4 at Hastings

Vancouver, B.C. (July 29, 2014) – Ralph Bower spent 40 years of his professional life with the Vancouver Sun keenly watching the world pass by through the lens of a camera. During his illustrious career he won several national newspaper awards, many of which zoomed in on his passion for horse racing. Ralph’s nickname is […]

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Melissa Etheridge’s North American Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (July 7, 2014) – Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will be bringing her “This is ME Solo” tour to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, September 5, 2014. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge has remained one of North America’s favourite female artists for more than two decades. […]

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Guitar Gods Tour Announces Line-Up Change

Richmond, BC – Former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth has had to pull out of the Guitar Gods tour. Says Roth in a statement: “Unfortunately we are forced to cancel my participation in this tour due to unforeseen circumstances which are beyond our control.” The festival tour – which features iconic axeman Yngwie Malmsteen along […]

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Friends of Horse Racing Industry Rally to Raise $30,000 To Assist Families Impacted by Devastating Barn Fire

Surrey, B.C. (June 19, 2014): In the aftermath of the massive barn fire in Langley, B.C that resulted in the loss of 17 standardbreds, the horse racing community banded together Tuesday night and raised $30,000 in support of the impacted families. “More than 200 people opened their hearts and wallets in an emotional show of […]

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Living the Dream at the River Rock Show Theatre

Richmond, BC (June 19, 2014): In honour of River Rock Casino Resort’s 10th Anniversary, the River Rock Show Theatre kicked off the month of June with an exciting lineup of performances including Martin Short, Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues, Salt- n-Pepa with Shock G of Digital Underground, Powder Blues and Paul Rodgers. This is […]

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River Rock Casino Resort, a Place of Emerging Career Paths

Richmond, BC (June 11, 2014): Throughout the month of June, River Rock Casino Resort is marking its 10th Anniversary and celebrating a milestone that would not have been possible to achieve without the dedication of over 1,000 employees who deliver memorable experiences every single day to thousands of local and international guests. In the case […]

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Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons To Bring Their Hits To Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (June 10, 2014) – Pop music icon Frankie Valli will be thrilling fans when he and the Four Seasons perform for one night only at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Best known as the frontman for the Four Seasons, Valli scored a total of twenty-nine Top 40 hits with the […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Bob Newhart

SATURDAY • NOVEMBER 15 Richmond, BC – Bob Newhart’s career has spanned two successful television shows and fourteen feature films. He has sold millions of albums worldwide and his fans still flock to his live performances to hear such Newhart standards as “The Driving Instructor”, “Sir Walter Raleigh” and “The Submarine Commander”. These timeless classics […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Tony Bennett

SATURDAY • NOVEMBER 8 Richmond, BC – Tony Bennett is an artist who touches the hearts and souls of audiences everywhere. He’s the singer’s singer and has received high praise from his peers including Frank Sinatra who stated unequivocally that “Tony Bennett is the best singer in the business”. He is an international treasure who […]

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Horse Racing Industry Rallies Following Devastating Fire

Surrey, B.C. (June 6, 2014): The horse racing community has banded together to help the principals of JJJ Stables, owners of the 17 standardbreds that died in a massive barn fire in Langley, B.C. “It’s the worst thing that can happen when you’re in the racing industry,” said Chuck Keeling, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Kenny Rogers

FRIDAY • OCTOBER 17 Richmond, BC – Legendary country music icon Kenny Rogers’ career began in the mid-1950’s when he recorded the single, “Poor Little Doggie” with a doo-wop group called The Scholars. It was then in 1967 when he joined The First Edition chalking up a string of hits on both the pop and […]

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Supporting the Richmond Community: An Integral Part of River Rock Casino Resort’s Culture

Richmond, BC (June 4, 2014): Since River Rock Casino Resort became a member of the Richmond community in 2004 it has been an active corporate citizen and has embraced the concept of giving back to the community. In the spirit of supporting a key local community organization and at the same time celebrating River Rock’s […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Chris Isaak

FRIDAY • JULY 25 Richmond, BC – Multi-platinum singer-songwriter and two-time Grammy Award nominee, Chris Isaak began performing after graduating from college when he formed the rockabilly band Silvertone. It was then in 1985 when he released his first album, Silvertone followed two years later by Chris Isaak. His third album, Heart Shaped World was […]

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River Rock Casino Resort: An Entertainment Destination That Does Not Stop Evolving

Richmond, BC (May 26, 2014): The vision behind the development of the River Rock Casino Resort was simple – build an exclusive entertainment destination with a wide range of amenities that delivers amazing experiences and would be completely different from the existing gaming venues in British Columbia. Driven by that vision and passion, River Rock […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Presents Earth, Wind & Fire

FRIDAY • AUGUST 22 Richmond, BC – Having sold over 90 million albums worldwide, Earth, Wind & Fire have been laying down their signature grooves for more than four decades. It was in 1971 when music legend Maurice White founded the groundbreaking funk-rock-R&B-soul-jazz ensemble in Chicago revolutionizing a new brand of pop that would transcend […]

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Inaugural ‘Rock The Mic’ Competition To Be Held This Summer At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (May 16, 2014) – Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is putting an official call out to all rock stars as auditions for the first-ever Rock The Mic competition begin next month. Rock The Mic is a summer-long battle of the bands which will aim to crown “the best of the best” live on the […]

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Welcomes Canucks Alumni for Autograph Session

COQUITLAM, B.C. (May 15, 2014) – In a salute to the Vancouver Canucks of 1970 – our long- awaited National Hockey League expansion franchise – the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is proud to host a free public autograph session of legendary Canucks players on Monday, May 19 at 2 p.m. This event will kick-off the […]

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Time to Reflect as River Rock Casino Resort Prepares to Celebrate its 10th Anniversary!

Richmond, BC (May 14, 2014): River Rock Casino Resort has a lot to be proud of, as the property is getting ready to celebrate its Diamond Anniversary commemorating the opening of a one-of-kind entertainment destination that has forever changed the gaming experience in British Columbia. During the month of June, River Rock will host a […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS GUITAR GODS FEATURING YNGWIE MALMSTEEN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

SATURDAY • JUNE 28 Richmond, BC – Iconic axeman Yngwie Malmsteen will be joining forces this summer with fellow guitar virtuosos Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal for the first-ever Guitar Gods festival tour. Hailed by TIME Magazine as one of the “10 Greatest Electric Guitar Players of All Time”, Malmsteen will […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS SALT-N-PEPA FEATURING SHOCK G OF DIGITAL UNDERGROUND

SATURDAY • JUNE 21 Richmond, BC – Paving the way for women in hip-hop, Salt-N-Pepa – Cheryl James (“Salt”) and Sandra Denton (“Pepa”) – have sold over fifteen million albums worldwide. It was in 1986 when they released their debut album, Hot, Cool & Vicious which spawned the chart-topping single, “Push It”. The group went […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

SEPTEMBER 12 & 13, 2014 Richmond, BC – It was over four decades ago that Engelbert Humperdinck – music’s “King of Romance” – emerged as one of the foremost entertainers in the world. Once called “the premiere voice of the 20th century” by The London Times, the multiple Grammy nominee with his ultra-smooth three-and-one-half octave […]

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Slash To Bring His Guitar-Slinging Chops To Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (May 5, 2014) – Grammy-winning guitarist-songwriter Slash and his bandmates Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will be rocking the house at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, August 15, 2014. Slash – who has amassed album sales of over 100 million – is famous for creating the signature sounds and guitar riffs […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS THE HOLD STEADY

Richmond, BC – Formed in Brooklyn, New York after the break-up of frontman Craig Finn and guitarist Tad Kubler’s former band, Lifter Puller, indie rock band The Hold Steady released their debut album, Almost Killed Me in 2004. While the album did not receive a lot of airplay, it was praised by critics for Finn’s incisive […]

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‘The Price Is Right Live’ Spins Its Way To Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 22, 2014) – The Price Is Right Live is coming to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on July 17, 18, 19 & 20, 2014 for four evening shows along with two matinee shows on July 19 & 20, 2014. Having premiered at Harrah’s Reno in 2003, The Price Is Right Live has […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE

JULY 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 – 8:00 PM JULY 5, 6, 12 & 13 – 2:00 PM Matinee Richmond, BC – The Price Is Right Live is returning to the River Rock Casino Resort this summer! The live stage version of the iconic TV game show gives audience members the opportunity to win […]

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Emerson Drive To Countrify Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 15, 2014) – Multiple Award-winning country music band, Emerson Drive will be cranking out hit after hit during their one-night performance at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on August 7, 2014. Founded in 1995, Emerson Drive grew out of a dream that began in frontman Brad Mates’ hometown of Grande Prairie, Alberta. […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS HERMAN’S HERMITS STARRING PETER NOONE

FRIDAY • SEPTEMBER 26 Richmond, BC – Singer-songwriter Peter Noone has been entertaining audiences nearly all his life. It was in 1961 when Noone – who hails from Manchester, England – first made a name for himself as a child actor when he played “Stanley Fairclough” on the long-running British soap opera, Coronation Street. He achieved international […]

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John Hiatt & The Combo and Taj Mahal Trio To Lay Down The Blues At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 8, 2014) – Music legends John Hiatt and Taj Mahal will be bringing their unique blend of blues-rock to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on August 9, 2014. Forty years after the release of his debut album, John Hiatt remains one of the most respected and influential singer-songwriters of our time. He […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS WAYNE BRADY

Richmond, BC – Wayne Brady is one of the most versatile performers in show business today. He sings, dances, acts and is an improvisational genius. It was in 1998 when Brady joined the cast of ABC’s Whose Line Is It Anyway? where he won an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety, Musical […]

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Powerhouse Duo Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo’s 35th Anniversary Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 2, 2014) – Four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar and guitarist-songwriter Neil Giraldo will be thrilling fans across North America with their just announced 35th Anniversary Tour which will include a date at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, August 1, 2014. It was in 1979 when the two collaborated on her […]

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Ryan Stiles & Greg Proops To Bring Their Hilarious ‘On The Couch’ Improv Comedy Show To Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 1, 2014) – Actor-comedians Ryan Stiles and Greg Proops will be bringing their spontaneous and all-improvised comedy show, Ryan Stiles & Greg Proops: On The Couch to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, June 7, 2014. The show – which first appeared in Montreal at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival […]

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AN EVENING WITH MARTIN SHORT

FRIDAY • JUNE 6 Richmond, BC – Both an SCTV and a Saturday Night Live alumnus, actor-comedian Martin Short began his theatrical career in the Toronto production of Godspell. He went on to appear in the Broadway production of Neil Simon and Cy Coleman’s Little Me for which he won both a Tony Award and […]

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Darren MacDonald Welcomes Challenge as Hastings Racecourse General Manager

Vancouver, B.C. (March 20, 2014) – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren MacDonald to the position of General Manager of Hastings Racecourse. MacDonald, 42, joined the Hastings team as Manager of Gaming Operations in 2007 and over the past four years has been extensively involved in the racing side […]

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Daughtry To Rock Centre Stage At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (March 18, 2014) – Multi-Platinum selling band Daughtry, who are currently touring across Europe, will be bringing their hits to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, May 23, 2014. Formed and fronted by American Idol alum, Chris Daughtry, the band has sold over 7.5 million albums worldwide since releasing their self-titled debut […]

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Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino Proud to Host the Western Regional Driving Championship on April 26, 2014

Surrey, B.C (March 18, 2014): At Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino excitement is building as the venue gets ready to host the Western Regional Driving Championship on April 26, 2014. “Now that we have finalized our racing schedule and have a defined five year racing plan, the team at Fraser Downs can focus on securing […]

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Peter Asher’s British Invasion at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Cancelled

COQUITLAM, BC (March 17, 2014) – Peter Asher’s British Invasion scheduled for April 11, 2014 at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has been cancelled. Tickets purchased online or by telephone will be refunded automatically. Ticket holders who purchased in person are eligible for refunds at their point of purchase. Upcoming Shows: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS PAUL RODGERS

THURSDAY • JUNE 26 Richmond, BC – Musicians and critics worldwide have dubbed Paul Rodgers, “THE VOICE”. Never before has any artist led three bands to international success in addition to creating a successful solo career until Paul Rodgers. He is undeniably one of music’s most distinctive vocalists. Rodgers first shot up the international radio […]

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Prism To Perform Inside Asylum At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (March 11, 2014) – Vancouver’s own hometown rockers Prism will be bringing their hits to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver’s Asylum for two exclusive shows at 9:30 pm & 11:30 pm on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Since the two-time Juno Award-winning band formed in 1977, they have released such classics as “Spaceship Superstar”, “Take […]

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Recognizes SHARE Family & Community Services As Its ‘Signature Charitable Partner’

COQUITLAM, B.C. (March 10, 2014) – With the vision to be the headliner in gaming, hospitality, and entertainment, led by passion and innovation, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has recently activated and put into motion one of its core value principles of caring as the property has recognized SHARE Family & Community Services to be its […]

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Australia’s Thunder From Down Under To Turn Up The Heat At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (March 4, 2014) – Australia’s Thunder From Down Under will be bringing their internationally acclaimed male revue to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver for one night only on Saturday, June 21, 2014. After ten years of touring, Thunder officially moved into the Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 2001 where it quickly […]

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Bachman & Turner will be Takin’ Care of Business at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (February 25, 2014) – Canadian rock legends Randy Bachman and Fred Turner will be bringing their classic hits to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, May 30, 2014. Bachman earned his first colossal success with The Guess Who when their 1970 hit, “American Woman” scored the #1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 […]

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KENNY ROGERS CANCELLED

Richmond, BC – Due to illness, Kenny Rogers’ show scheduled for February 28, 2014 at the River Rock Casino Resort has been cancelled. Several of his tour dates have been affected including all of his Canadian dates. River Rock Casino Resort wishes Mr. Rogers a speedy recovery and looks forward to hosting his performance in […]

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River Rock Casino Resort Names Richmond Family Place as its “Signature Charitable Partner”

Richmond, B.C (February 20, 2014): Over the last ten years, River Rock Casino Resort has played an active role in the Richmond community, and most recently has confirmed its commitment by selecting Richmond Family Place as the property’s signature charitable partner. “It is our goal to build a meaningful relationship with an impactful community organization […]

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3 Doors Down’s Canadian Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (February 18, 2014) – Following a successful coast-to-coast excursion across the US, the Multi-Platinum selling band, 3 Doors Down has announced a Canadian run of their “Acoustic – Songs From The Basement” Tour which will include a date at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Since forming in 1995, the […]

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JUSTIN HAYWARD LEGENDARY VOICE OF THE MOODY BLUES

FRIDAY • JUNE 13 Richmond, BC – Best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the legendary Moody Blues, Justin Hayward has penned and sang many of the group’s mega-hits including “Tuesday Afternoon”, “Ride My See-Saw”, “Question”, “The Story in Your Eyes”, “Your Wildest Dreams” and “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere”. It […]

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Steve Miller Band’s Canadian Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (February 11, 2014) – One of rock music’s all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band – who have sold over 30 million records in a career spanning five decades – will be bringing their 2014 Canadian Tour to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, April 12. Famous for their sleek blues-rock style, their […]

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RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT PRESENTS JACK JONES

FRIDAY • MAY 9 Richmond, BC – Grammy Award-winning singer Jack Jones is the very definition of a complete and total entertainer. The New York Times has hailed him as “arguably the most technically accomplished male pop singer”. Born in Hollywood to actors Allan Jones and Irene Hervey, his first break came in 1959 when […]

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Ringo Starr’s “All-Starr” Summer Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (January 28, 2014) – Legendary Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band will be thrilling fans across the continent with their just announced exclusive North American tour. The summer tour will include a one-night performance at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Earlier this month, Ringo’s musical legacy was celebrated […]

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AZIZ ANSARI MODERN ROMANCE

Richmond, BC – Actor-comedian Aziz Ansari has quickly established his presence in the comedy world. The Hollywood Reporter has hailed him as “one of the most prolific writers and performers on the comedy scene in recent years” while Rolling Stone placed him on the cover of a special comedy issue labelling him “The Funniest Man […]

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Founding Member Dennis DeYoung Brings The Music of Styx to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (January 21, 2014) – Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx is coming to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, March 21, 2014. The former frontman – and founding member of the Multi- Platinum selling band – has enjoyed a career spanning six decades. It was in 1962 when 14-year-old DeYoung was joined […]

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John Pinette’s Upcoming Show At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Rescheduled

COQUITLAM, BC (January 13, 2014) – John Pinette’s February 8 show at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 14, 2014. The popular comedian is recovering from a pulmonary embolism and thrombophlebitis and is currently receiving acute medical therapy. Tickets already purchased will be honoured for the new date or ticket […]

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Entertainment Press Releases 2013

Please find the entertainment press releases for 2013 below (click to open): Kris Kristofferson Air Supply Dru Hill Beatleshow Blues Traveler Blues Traveler Carrot Top Cheap Trick Chicago Chippendales Christopher Cross Coronation Street Tyrone & Kirk George Thorogood & The Destroyers Goo Goo Dolls Jonny Lang Keb Mo Kenny Rogers Macy Gray Michael McDonald Natalie […]

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Media Press Releases 2013

Please find the media press releases for 2013 below: Lincoln Milne, winner of the Second Annual World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at the River Rock Casino Resort, takes the top prize of $253,015! River Rock Casino Resort Winner of the Global World Luxury Hotel Award! Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Announces Appointment of Raj […]

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Entertainment Press Releases 2012

Please find the entertainment press releases for 2012 below (click to open): Whose Line Is It Anyways? Weird Al Yankovic Trailer Park Boys Thunder from Down Under The Jacksons Steven Wright Russell Brand Party 2013 with The Doobie Brothers On the Air Myles Goodwyn & April Wine Leann Rimes KCI & JoJo and Aaron Hall […]

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Media Press Releases 2012

Please find the media press releases for 2012 below: Roberto Luongo ready to test his skills at the World Series of Poker Circuit Event at the River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond BC. The thrill of gaming comes to Chilliwack as Chances Chilliwack celebrates the grand opening on November 2 World’s most prestigious poker tournament to […]

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Entertainment Press Releases 2011

Please find the entertainment press releases below for 2011 (click to open): Blink Lewis Black Dr. Hook The Price Is Right Penn & Teller Bob Newhart BB King Paul Rodgers Howie Mandel Bill Medley Dwight Yoakam Whoopi Goldberg Sound Of Music Boz Scaggs Nick & Sophie Tweed Simmons Keith Sweat AlB Sure Joan Rivers Whose […]

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Entertainment Press Releases 2010

Please find the entertainment press releases for 2010 below (click to open): Merle Haggard The Temptations Roger Hodgson Naturally 7 Buddy Guy MeatLoaf Jonny Lang Wynonna Julio Iglesias Wanda Sykes Colin Brad Tom Papa Curtis Stone Bruce Hornsby Roger Hodgson Tower Of Power Wayne Brady Michael Bolton Herman’s Hermits Rock For A Cure Postponed Smokey […]

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Media Press Releases 2010

Please find the media press releases for 2010 below: RECORD 30 MASCOTS ENTERED FOR 2ND ANNUAL MASCOT DERBY AT HASTINGS RACECOURSE Fraser Downs Race Days 2011 River Rock Casino Resort ready to host the sixth annual British Columbia Poker Championships Long-time Hastings employee to receive special Award of Merit for heroic actions taken during Private […]

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Entertainment Press Releases 2009

Please find the entertainment press releases for 2009 below (click to open): Rain: The Beatles Experience Boz Scaggs Randy Travis George Thorogood And The Destroyers Craig Ferguson Spirit Of The West Bob Newhart The Irish Rovers Honeymoon Suite & Lee Aaron Gerry And The Pacemakers BB King The Beach Boys Norm MacDonald Don Rickles Don […]

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Media Press Releases 2009

Please find the media press releases for 2008 below: Summer Camp For Blind Kids International Poker stars get ready for the BC Poker Championships at the River Rock Casino Resort Stars of the hit reality TV show The Amazing Race to take part in the BC Poker Championships at the River Rock Casino Resort International […]

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BELLYDANCE SUPERSTARS

RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT & BOULEVARD CASINO PRESENT BELLYDANCE SUPERSTARS FRIDAY, MAY 22 – RIVER ROCK SHOW THEATRE SATURDAY, MAY 23 – RED ROBINSON SHOW THEATRE Comprised of North America’s best known and most sought after bellydancers, the Bellydance Superstars is the only professional dance company of its kind on tour having performed in more […]

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Entertainment Press Releases 2008

Please find the entertainment press releases for 2008 below (click to open): Margaret Cho Gladys Knight Edgar Winter Damon Wayans Collective Soul Bjorn Again Julio Iglesias Bellydance Superstars Rick Springfield Buddy Guy Joe Rogan Australian BeeGees Jonny Lang Etta James DL Hughley Brent Butt Sheena Easton Cancelled Sheena Easton Honeymoon Norm MacDonald Paul Anka Lily Tomlin […]

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