Cascades Casino Penticton to celebrate grand opening on April 5, 2017

Gateway invests $25 million and up to 150 jobs to Redefine Entertainment in Penticton.

PENTICTON, BC, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Gateway Casinos & Entertainment (Gateway) today announced that Cascades Casino Penticton will open its doors on April 5, 2017 at 5:00pm.

With 45,000 square feet of entertainment space featuring a spectacular gaming floor, exciting entertainment and culinary options to suit any taste including Gateway's signature restaurants – The Buffet and Match Eatery & Public House, which will feature the brand's first rooftop patio.

"Gateway is proud to invest $25 million in Penticton and bring up to 150 new employees for a total of approximately 300 team members to the community," said Tony Santo, CEO of Gateway. "Cascades Casino Penticton will be a significant addition to the local economy and entertainment landscape of Penticton." 

To celebrate the grand opening festivities guests will be treated to live entertainment from rhythm guitar player and veteran vocalist, Dave Coalmine and Virgin FM's own DJ Flipout playing in Match.  Guests can also snap a picture with glamorous showgirls or meet Elvis as he croons throughout the casino.

"Come and join us for the party as we open our doors on April 5th for our grand opening of the spectacular Cascades Casino," said Mike Magnusson, General Manager. "I am very excited to introduce Penticton to our unique brand of entertainment. We want every guest to have an experience that has them planning their next Cascades trip before they leave."

The dynamic Cascades gaming floor features 400 of the newest and latest  slot machines and favourite gaming tables, including blackjack, roulette, and baccarat.  The Cascades of Cash promotion will also kick off on April 5th, where you could instantly win $1,000,000, just by swiping your Encore Rewards card. The promotion also includes daily instant win prizing of food & beverage, cash, player points and bonus ballots.  The first 300 people through the doors at 5pm on April 5th will get a lucky envelope that could contain up to $50 in Free Play/Match Play!  

For more information on the Grand Opening Celebrations, please visit http://cascadescasinopenticton.com/.  Also, follow Cascades Casino Penticton on Facebook www.facebook.com/CascadesCasinoPenticton/ for the latest news and promotions.

About Gateway Casinos & Entertainment
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Gateway) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming companies in Canada. Operating in Western Canada, Gateway has over 4,100 employees and operates 18 gaming properties with 222 tables and over 6,700 slot machines. With business partners, Gateway operates 43 restaurants and 1,000 hotel rooms. Gateway is undertaking an exciting redevelopment strategy to dramatically improve the customer experience and attract new gaming customers. This includes the development of proprietary food and beverage offerings like Match Eatery & Public House and Atlas Steak + Fish. Gateway is the selected service provider in Northern and Southwestern Ontario which will bring 9 properties and two new planned builds to the Gateway portfolio when fully implemented.  In 2017, Gateway will celebrate 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at www.gatewaycasinos.com.

SOURCE Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited

For further information: Media Contact: Tanya Gabara, Director of Public Relations, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, T: 604-296-5052, E: tgabara@gatewaycasinos.com

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