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BURNABY, BC, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited ("Gateway") today filed an amended and restated preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada in connection with a proposed initial public offering of common shares by Gateway and certain selling shareholders.
The offering is being made through a syndicate of underwriters managed by TD Securities Inc., BMO Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities Canada Inc., and Scotia Capital Inc. as Joint Bookrunners, and including CIBC World Markets Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Goldman Sachs Canada Inc., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Morgan Stanley Canada Limited, Raymond James Ltd. and Canaccord Genuity Corp.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in the United States, in any province or territory of Canada or in any other jurisdiction. The securities to be offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any U.S. state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or absent an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. There shall be no sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy or a sale would be unlawful.
The amended and restated preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to the Company's securities has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. The amended and restated preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the amended and restated preliminary prospectus may be obtained from one of the dealers listed above and it has been filed on SEDAR and is available for review at www.sedar.com. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.
Gateway provides operational services to provincial gaming regulators in British Columbia and Alberta. Gateway is one of the largest casino operational service providers in British Columbia and Alberta with nine casinos, two community gaming centres and a bingo hall.
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