Great Canadian Gaming Announces Election Of Directors

COQUITLAM, BC, May 10, 2017 /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 9, 2017 (the "Meeting"), all directors nominated as listed in the information circular dated March 20, 2017 were elected.  The detailed results are as follows:


Votes For

Withhold Votes

Director

#

%

#

%






Neil W. Baker

40,434,369

99.90

38,900

0.10

Rod N. Baker

40,434,579

99.90

38,690

0.10

Larry W. Campbell

40,435,389

99.91

37,880

0.09

Mark A. Davis

40,356,766

99.71

116,503

0.29

Thomas W. Gaffney

40,357,546

99.71

115,723

0.29

Karen A. Keilty

40,436,119

99.91

37,150

0.09

Peter G. Meredith

39,849,479

98.46

623,790

1.54

 

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:

Approved to fix the number of directors at seven;

Approved a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation; and

By special resolution, approved amendments to the Company's Articles to:


a)

amend the minimum quorum requirement for meetings of the Shareholders of the Company;


b)

amend the minimum quorum for meetings of Directors of the Company; and


c)

amend the Chairman's casting vote to remove same.

 

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 21 gaming properties, which consist of thirteen casinos, including a four Diamond resort hotel in Richmond, British Columbia and a four star hotel in Moncton, New Brunswick, four horse racetrack casinos, three community gaming centres and one commercial bingo hall. 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 $2.5 million in our communities, and in 2016, over 1,500 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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