Media Advisory - Chuck Keeling, Vice President Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Scheduled to Speak at the New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is proud to announce that Chuck Keeling, Vice President Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, has been provided the opportunity to speak at the annual New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference scheduled to take place February 2-4, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Keeling's presentation will focus on exploring the integration and importance of responsible gaming (RG) practices and culture at the casino operator level. In addition, the session will underscore the importance of adopting RG principles and initiatives and how they are key operational elements for gaming properties.

With such a diverse product offering in multiple jurisdictions and over 4,000 employees, Great Canadian seeks to operate its gaming venues in a socially responsible and ethical manner. Keeling will look to define what RG means to a casino operator, demonstrate the importance of RG commitments, and reflect on the challenges and opportunities of RG integration.

Topic:  

Integration of Responsible Gaming Practices and Culture at Casino Service Provider Level – New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference

When:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9 a.m. until 10 a.m.

Where:

Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver


* Media are welcome to attend the conference, but must register. Registration is available on the convention level at the entrance to Ballroom A.

New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference is organized and hosted by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. The conference brings together those working in the problem and responsible gambling field as well as the gaming industry for the purpose of sharing insights and best practices. To learn more about the conference schedule or list of speakers, please visit http://horizonsrg.bclc.com/about-the-conference/2015-speakers-and-presenters/conference-speakers.html .

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a Canada-based company that operates gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Washington State. The Company has 17 gaming properties, which consists of ten casinos, including one with a four Diamond resort hotel, 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 2013, over 400 charitable organizations were supported by Great Canadian. In each Canadian gaming jurisdiction, the majority of gross gaming revenue from gaming facilities goes back directly to provincial governments for the purpose of supporting programs like healthcare, education and social services.

SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation - Media Relations

Image with caption: "Chuck Keeling, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming at the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation will be speaking at the New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference scheduled to take place February 2-4, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. (CNW Group/Great Canadian Gaming Corporation - Media Relations)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150202_C6072_PHOTO_EN_11652.jpg

For further information: For all media inquiries please contact: Sonja Mandic, Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, 604.303.1000, smandic@gcgaming.com


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