RICHMOND, BC, April 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] (Great Canadian" or the "Company") announced that Mr. Andreas Thompson's employment with the Company as Chief Financial Officer has been terminated effective April 3, 2017. The cessation of employment was made prior to the completion of Mr. Thompson's probationary period during which time the Company evaluates an employee's long term fit with the Company.
The Company has appointed Radek Kielar as Interim Vice-President, Finance who will be designated to serve until such time as a permanent Chief Financial Officer is named.
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
Rod N. Baker
President and Chief Executive Officer
SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
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