Board Member, Patrick J. Keenan, Passes Away

RICHMOND, BC, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - With great sadness, the Board of Directors of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] ("the Company") announced that Mr. Patrick J. Keenan, a Director and member of the Board, has passed away.  He was a valued contributor to the Canadian business world as well as a generous philanthropist.

"We have all greatly enjoyed working with Mr. Keenan and deeply appreciate his important contribution to the Company and Board," said Mr. William Dimma, Great Canadian's Chairman of the Board. "We extend to Mr. Keenan's family and friends our heartfelt sympathies and condolences at this very sad time."

ABOUT GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation operates gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Washington State. The Company's 17 gaming properties consist of three community gaming centres, four racetracks, and ten casinos, including one with a Four Diamond hotel resort.  Further information is available on the Company's website, www.gcgaming.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION

"Original Signed by William A. Dimma"

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William A. Dimma
Chairman of the Board

SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

For further information:

GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION [TSX:GC] 
Suite #350 - 13775 Commerce Parkway
Richmond, BC
V6V 2V4
(604) 303-1000
Website: www.gcgaming.com

For investor enquiries:
Email: ir@gcgaming.com
or
Ms. Tanya Ruskowski
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and the CFO
(604) 303-1000

For media enquiries: 
Mr. Chuck Keeling
Vice-President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming
(604) 247-4197