British Columbia Lottery Corporation

British Columbia Lottery Corporation

February 26, 2008 16:26 ET

British Columbia Lottery Corporation: Chances Gaming Centre Opens Its Doors to Courtenay

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2008) - British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and Playtime Community Gaming Centres Inc. are pleased to announce the opening of Chances Courtenay, a first-class gaming entertainment facility in the heart of the Comox Valley.

What: Media are invited to the VIP opening and ribbon-cutting event to tour the new facility and interview BCLC, Chances Courtenay and community representatives.

When: February 28, 2008, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Speeches will start at 2:45 p.m., followed by the ribbon-cutting.

Speakers will include:

- Tom Nellis, CEO, Playtime Community Gaming Centres Inc.

- Marsha Walden, Vice-President, Bingo Gaming, BCLC

- Mark Foan, Construction Project Manager, Playtime Community Gaming Centres Inc.

- Starr Winchester, Mayor, City of Courtenay

Where: Chances Courtenay, 361 Hunt Road, Courtenay, BC

Chances Courtenay will open to the public at 10 a.m. on February 29.

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
    Email: akoulyras@bclc.com
    Website: www.bclc.com