SURREY, BC, March 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is proud to announce that Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino, located in the heart of Cloverdale, British Columbia, is set to undergo a multi-million dollar renovation.
The property redevelopment will commence in the spring and is scheduled to be completed by late 2015. The renovation will encompass all elements of the property including the gaming floor, facility layout, dining and entertainment areas as well as exterior changes that will provide more street presence.
"Over the years, Fraser Downs has gone through minor renovations and improvements; however this time around we are focusing on a refresh of the entire facility. With this type of redevelopment, we will be able to offer our guests a unique and exciting gaming and entertainment experience," said Chuck Keeling, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.
Fraser Downs will be fully operational during the renovation process and will continue to offer gaming, food and beverage services, and live harness racing. "We look forward to revealing more details regarding the property offerings to our employees and guests in the coming months," added Keeling.
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 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.
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For further information: Sonja Mandic, Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, 604.303.1000, [email protected]