Great Canadian Gaming Announces Election of Directors

COQUITLAM, BC, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] ("Great Canadian" or the "Company") announces that at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on May 10, 2016 (the "Meeting"), all directors nominated as listed in the information circular dated March 23, 2016 were elected.  The detailed results are as follows:


Votes For

Withhold Votes


Director

#

%

#

%

Neil W. Baker

46,554,471

98.34

783,610

1.66

Rod N. Baker

46,811,070

98.88

528,011

1.12

Larry W. Campbell

47,205,245

99.72

133,836

0.28

Mark A. Davis

47,199,804

99.71

139,277

0.29

Thomas W. Gaffney

47,206,404

99.72

132,677

0.28

Karen A. Keilty

46,519,921

98.27

819,160

1.73

Peter G. Meredith

46,858,291

98.98

480,790

1.02

David L. Prupas

47,235,414

99.78

103,667

0.22







As a ballot was not required for the election of the directors, the number of votes disclosed reflects only the proxies received by management of the Company in advance of the Meeting. 

At the Meeting, the Shareholders of the Company also:

  • Reappointed Deloitte LLP as the auditors of the Company;
  • Approved a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation;
  • Ratified, confirmed and approved the Company's Advance Notice Policy; and
  • By special resolution, approved an amendment to the Company's Articles to include Advance Notice Provisions and further amendments as described in the Company's Information Circular.

A detailed report on the voting results is filed on www.sedar.com.

ABOUT GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a Canadian based company that operates gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Washington State. The Company has 19 gaming properties, which consists of twelve casinos, including a four Diamond resort hotel in Richmond, British Columbia and a four star hotel in Moncton, New Brunswick, four horse racetrack casinos and three community gaming centres. A key element of Great Canadian's business model is its commitment to social responsibility. "PROUD of our people, our business, our community" is Great Canadian's brand that unifies the company's community, volunteering and social responsibility efforts. Under the PROUD program, Great Canadian annually invests over $2 million in our communities, and in 2015, over 2,000 charitable organizations were supported by Great Canadian. In each Canadian gaming jurisdiction, a significant portion of gross gaming revenue from gaming facilities is retained by our crown partners on behalf of their provincial government for the purpose of supporting programs like healthcare, education and social services.

ON BEHALF OF

GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION

"Original Signed By Rod N. Baker"

_____________________                 
Rod N. Baker
President and Chief Executive Officer

GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION [TSX:GC]
95 Schooner Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3K 7A8
(604) 303-1000
Website: www.gcgaming.com

SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

For further information: For investor enquiries: ir@gcgaming.com or Ms. Tanya Ruskowski, Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer, (604) 303-1000; For media enquiries: Mr. Chuck Keeling, Vice-President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, (604) 247-4197

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