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October 16, 2021

The company's 25th property operating in Canada and the first casino opened in Ontario in 16 years

Great Canadian Gaming’s Pickering casino opens today in Ontario

Great Canadian Gaming’s Pickering casino opens today in Ontario
Pickering Casino Resort General Manager Tyrone Waite and other casino officials at the property on Monday, ahead of the opening.
Canada | 07/26/2021

In this first phase of the property’s opening, Pickering Casino Resort will feature a gaming floor and food and beverage amenities with reduced occupancy levels. Eventually, it is expected to have 2,400 slot machines, nearly 100 live table games, and 140 ‘live dealer’ stadium gaming terminals.

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reat Canadian Gaming Corporation announced last Friday the opening of the casino at the company's newest property, Pickering Casino Resort (PCR), on Monday, July 26, at 10:00 a.m. EST.

Once COVID-19 health and safety restrictions are removed, the property will feature approximately 2,400 slot machines, just under 100 ‘live’ table games, approximately 140 ‘live dealer’ stadium gaming terminals, and 10 dining options. In this first phase of the property's opening, PCR will feature a gaming floor and food and beverage amenities with reduced occupancy levels to align with physical distancing requirements.

The company's Interim Chief Executive Officer Terrance Doyle, said: "The opening of the casino at Pickering Casino Resort is yet another step towards our company's recovery from the impact of COVID-19 and means another 600 jobs created in the Durham Region in this first phase of the property's opening. This will be Great Canadian's 25th property currently operating in Canada and the first casino resort opened in Ontario in 16 years, and I would like to thank all the hard work invested by our team, our contractors and other important stakeholders who have helped us achieve this incredible milestone.”  

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