Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

August 07, 2008 18:00 ET

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation/Media Advisory: Vancouver Saddles Up For the Grand Opening of Its Multi Million Dollar Entertainment Facility at Hastings Racecourse

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 7, 2008) - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is pleased to announce the grand opening of the brand new entertainment and gaming facility at the Hastings Racecourse. On Thursday, August 14 members of the media will have an exclusive opportunity to tour and experience the newest entertainment spot which has combined the thrill of gaming with the excitement of racing. The facility will be open to the public on Friday, August 15 at 9 a.m.

"Since 1889, Hastings has provided the people of British Columbia with exhilarating experiences and now with the new entertainment floor, I am certain that Hastings will continue its legacy of being an outstanding entertainment spot and a unique tourist attraction," said Howard Blank, Vice President of Media, Entertainment and Responsible Gaming.

The brand new 42,000 square foot facility features a modern gaming floor with 600 slot machines, an intimate licensed lounge "Dark Horse" which will host live entertainment along with "Furlongs", a restaurant featuring a wide variety of exceptional food and beverage choices.

WHAT: HASTINGS FACILITY - EXCLUSIVE MEDIA TOUR

WHEN: AUGUST 14, 2008 - 10:30 a.m. start

WHERE: 2901 EAST HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER

(Enter off of McGill through PNE Gate 9 or enter off of Renfrew at PNE gate 6)

For all media inquiries and to confirm your attendance please see contacts below.

Contact Information

  • Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
    Howard Blank
    VP Media, Entertainment and Responsible Gaming
    (604) 303-1000
    Email: hblank@gcgaming.com
    or
    Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
    Sonja Mandic
    Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming
    (604) 303-6169
    Email: smandic@gcgaming.com