British Columbia Lottery Corporation

British Columbia Lottery Corporation

October 11, 2007 13:30 ET

British Columbia Lottery Corporation: One-Of-A-Kind Entertainment Facility Opens in Prince Rupert

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2007) - British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and 0733244 BC Ltd. are pleased to announce the opening of Chances Prince Rupert, a first-class gaming entertainment facility, on October 12.

Chances Prince Rupert will open to the public at 8 p.m., following a ribbon-cutting ceremony by community VIPs.

What: Media are invited to tour the new facility and interview BCLC, Chances Prince Rupert and community representatives.

When: October 12, 2007, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A member of the Royal Canadian Legion will raise the flag at 5:40 p.m.

Speeches will start at 6:30 p.m., followed by the ribbon-cutting inside the facility.

Speakers will include:

- Craig Briere, President, Chances Prince Rupert

- Marsha Walden, Vice President of Bingo Gaming, BCLC

- Herb Pond, Mayor, City of Prince Rupert

- Susan Marsden, President, Prince Rupert Bingo Association

Where: Chances Prince Rupert, 240 1st Avenue West, Prince Rupert, B.C.

BCLC is a provincial Crown Corporation reporting to the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General through a Board of Directors. Its mission is to offer responsible gaming entertainment, generating income for the public good.

Contact Information

  • British Columbia Lottery Corporation
    Angela Koulyras
    Corporate Communications Officer
    (604) 276-6443 or Cell: (604) 220-0197