RICHMOND, BC, July 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
announced today that it has reached an agreement for a 2 year extension
to the operating agreement for its Hastings Racecourse property located
on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds in Vancouver, British
Great Canadian Vice President Howard Blank said "we wish to thank Mayor
and Council and staff at the City of Vancouver for extending our
current operating agreement and enabling us to continue to offer live
and simulcast racing at the historic Hastings Racecourse property."
Blank continued "This extension allows our Company to work closely with
the City of Vancouver regarding long-term operations at Hastings
Racecourse without being concerned with a lease deadline looming."
Hastings Racecourse has been operating at its current location for over
123 years and features exciting live thoroughbred racing May - October,
simulcast racing, numerous food and beverage options, electronic gaming
slot floor, and free admission.
The extension will be effective to November 2014. The current operating
agreement was due to expire November, 2012.
Great Canadian Gaming operates gaming, entertainment and leisure
facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Washington
SOURCE: Great Canadian Gaming Corporation - Media Relations
For further information:
For media inquiries contact:
Howard A. Blank VP Great Canadian Gaming 604 512 6066
Sonja Mandic Manager Media & Responsible Gaming 604 889 7114