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      • Great Canadian Entertainment owns and operates 25 destinations across Canada, featuring more than 18,000 slot machines, 600 live table games, top-rated restaurants, and live entertainment.

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      • Sports betting with instant payouts now at multiple Great Canadian Entertainment destinations.

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      • Our Vegas-Style casino is your best bet. Come play at Pickering Casino Resort – where great entertainment has never been closer to home.

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      • You can now deposit your funds into a safe and convenient account and withdraw your money at any time for game play on either slots or table games.

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      • Welcome to the new Pickering Casino Resort Hotel. Relax overnight in our spacious 275-room hotel tower or just come to play while enjoying a wide assortment of restaurants and entertainment.

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      • Located in the scenic backdrop of Scugog Island, the Great Blue Heron Hotel captures the style of modern guest rooms steps away from the excitement of the casino. Discover the inspiration behind the hotel from concept to completion.

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      • Perfect for casino players, business travelers, vacationers and tourists. Every one of our 126 spacious, deluxe rooms and luxuriously appointed suites has a spectacular view.

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Coming Soon Summer 2023 Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto
Posted On: March 7, 2023
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Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, Canada’s Largest Destination Casino Resort, To Open This Summer

Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, Canada’s Largest Destination Casino Resort, To Open This Summer Brand New $1 Billion Dollar Destination to Open This Summer, Featuring Casino, Hotel, Entertainment Venue and Multiple Dining Outlets March 8, 2023 (Toronto, ON) – Great Canadian Entertainment, Canada’s leader in gaming and hospitality, announced today ...

Bryan Adams Wed April 26 | 8PM at Pickering Casino Resort
Posted On: March 4, 2023
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Iconic Canadian Entertainer Bryan Adams To Officially Open The Arena At Pickering Casino Resort On April 26

Iconic Canadian Entertainer Bryan Adams To Officially Open The Arena At Pickering Casino Resort On April 26 Pickering, Ontario (March 6, 2023) – Great Canadian Entertainment, Canada’s leading gaming and hospitality company announced today that the highly anticipated 2,500-seat The Arena at Pickering Casino Resort is set to open ...

A matchup of two players
Posted On: October 28, 2022
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Great Canadian Entertainment Launches In-Person Sports Betting Across Ten Of Its Ontario Destinations

A first-of-its-kind gaming and entertainment experience for sports enthusiasts in Ontario October 28, 2022 (Toronto, ON) – Great Canadian Entertainment (“Great Canadian” or the “Company”) is proud to announce that effective today, guests can now make in-person sports bets at ten of its Ontario destinations. Four of its destinations, ...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Posted On: September 29, 2022
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Great Canadian commemorating National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Great Canadian team members encouraged to wear orange ribbons to support and acknowledge the Canadian statutory holiday, and company to make donations to four Indigenous charities September 30, 2022 (Toronto, ON) – Great Canadian Entertainment (“Great Canadian” or “the Company”) will be commemorating National Day for Truth and Reconciliation ...

Where great begins Great Canadian Entertainment
Posted On: July 19, 2022
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Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Rebrands to Great Canadian Entertainment; Announces New Website and Loyalty Rewards Program

New branding and loyalty program elevate expectations for Canadian casino entertainment August 3, 2022, Toronto, ON – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (“Great Canadian” or the “Company”) announced that it has rebranded as Great Canadian Entertainment reflecting the company’s strategy to set a new industry standard for gaming entertainment in ...

Knight Road Legacy Association
Posted On: July 10, 2022
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Elements Casino Chilliwack makes annual payment of $192,560 to Knight Road Legacy Association (KRLA)

Since 2012, KRLA has received over $3.5 million from Elements Casino Chilliwack CHILLIWACK, BC – On June 28th, 2022, Knight Road Legacy Association (KRLA) received its annual payment from Elements Casino Chilliwack in the amount of $192,560 for its share of slot machine revenue in 2021. Elements Casino Chilliwack ...