Great Canadian Gaming Announces the Temporary Suspension of Gaming Operations at Elements Casino Brantford and Racing Operations at Flamboro Downs
Saturday 19th December 2020
Live racing without spectators, with pari mutuel wagering offered on those races via simulcast, had been conducted at Flamboro Downs since September 3, 2020. Gaming operations at Elements Casino Flamboro (the same location as Flamboro Downs), were suspended on November 15, 2020.
Currently, six of the Company's 26 properties are open with the four Ontario properties operating with a guest capacity of fifty, Casino New Brunswick operating with 25% of pre-closure capacity, and Casino Nova Scotia Sydney operating with 20% of pre-closure capacity. Emergency health orders continue to remain in place in all provinces the Company does business in.
Details regarding the reopening of Elements Casino Brantford and Flamboro Downs will be announced at a later date.
Below is an overview of the operational status of the Company's properties:
Founded in 1982, 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. Fundamental to the Company's culture 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 supports over 1,400 charitable and non-profit organizations across Canada. 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.