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April 12, 2021

Toronto

Great Canadian Gaming announces investment Canada approval and operational updates

Great Canadian Gaming announces investment Canada approval and operational updates
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is an Ontario based company that operates 26 gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.
Canada | 04/05/2021

Apollo Funds Affiliate receives approval under ICA for its acquisition of the Company. Canadian operator also announces Government-Mandated suspension of operations at Elements Casino Grand River and Shorelines Casino Belleville.

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reat Canadian Gaming Corporation has announced that Raptor Acquisition Corp., an affiliate of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc., has received approval under the Investment Canada Act for the acquisition of Great Canadian, pursuant to a previously announced plan of arrangement involving Great Canadian, the Purchaser and Company securityholders.

As announced on December 23, 2020 and December 30, 2020, respectively, the Arrangement has previously received approval of the Supreme Court of British Columbia and Securityholders, as well as clearance under the Competition Act (Canada).

The Arrangement remains subject to certain other closing conditions. It is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2021.

Operational Updates

Additionally, and further to the April 1, 2021 announcement from the Ontario provincial government mandating the suspension of operations for certain businesses in the province, including casinos, the Company suspended operations at Elements Casino Grand River and Shorelines Casino Belleville as of Friday, April 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

With the suspension of operations at Elements Casino Grand River and Shorelines Casino Belleville, the Company will have three of its 26 properties open which are operating under restricted conditions.

Below is an overview of the current status of the Company's properties:

Current Status of Operations

 

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