A multi-million dollar redevelopment of Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino
SURREY, BC, Nov. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, December 17, the wait will finally be over as Surrey's newest entertainment destination, Elements Casino, is set to open.
"The countdown is on and the entire team is looking forward to welcoming our guests and first time visitors to our Grand Opening celebration as we officially introduce Elements Casino to the community and marketplace," said Michael Kim, General Manager, Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino.
Elements Casino will aspire to be an all-inclusive, full service gaming entertainment venue that will deliver unrivaled personalized service, exciting live entertainment options, unsurpassed dining experiences and gaming offerings consisting of casino games and standardbred horse racing. The property will feature more than 500 state-of-the-art interactive slot machines along with table games such as squeeze baccarat, blackjack, roulette and poker.
Guests will be able to enjoy new dining options focused on profiling fresh and modern menu styles all while experiencing live entertainment showcasing local and regional talent.
Elements Casino will replace the existing Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino located in Surrey, BC, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada.
"We look forward to the grand opening of Elements Casino as it will give us an opportunity to elevate, improve and diversify the entertainment experience within the Surrey marketplace, a region that is currently growing and projected to be the most populated city in Metro Vancouver by 2020," said Chuck Keeling, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a Canadian based company that operates gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Washington State. The Company has 17 gaming properties, which consists of casinos, including two with a four Diamond resort hotel, horse racetrack casinos and 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 2014, over 1,200 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
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For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Sonja Mandic, Director, Media Relations and Social Responsibility, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, 604.889.7114 / [email protected]