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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 and Knight Road Legacy Association signed a 20-year agreement in 2012 which secured a long-term share of slot machine revenue for KRLA and the 49 charitable and non-profit organizations that are members of the association.
“We’re delighted about the resumption of our annual payments to KRLA and the many charitable and non-profit organizations that play a vital role to the economic and social well-being of the Chilliwack community,” stated Shawn Duncan, Regional Vice President of Operations, BC Regional, who oversees Elements Casino Chilliwack. “Supporting the communities that we are a part of is an unwavering piece of our business and our agreement with KRLA is one example of our dedication to ensuring that Chilliwack continues to be a thriving community and great place to live.”
This is the first annual payment made to KRLA since the onset of the pandemic. The last payment made to KRLA was in 2020 in the amount of $669,005 for the property’s performance in 2019.
Knight Road Legacy Association was the original owner and operator of Chilliwack Bingo.
About Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
Since inception in 1982, Great Canadian has grown to be one of the largest and most dynamic gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. With 25 properties across Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, our facilities include over 16,000 slot machines, 575 table games, 71 dining amenities and over 500 hotel rooms. Working closely alongside our crown agency partners, our team of 7,000 strive to offer the very best gaming, entertainment, dining and hospitality experiences. Our corporate community support program, PROUD, ensures that we are investing in the communities in which we do business while supporting our team members through volunteering opportunities, donations to local charities and community organizations, matched fundraising campaigns and our PROUD Scholarship program.
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