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Optimism For Kawartha's Future

September 30, 2019:

While the recently-concluded 2019 summer meeting at Kawartha Downs was far from a certainty until late into the winter, a strong showing from horsepeople and fans alike has yielded much optimism surrounding the return of racing at the Fraserville, Ont. plant in 2020....read on

Great Canadian Chosen As East Gaming Bundle Operator

September 9, 2015:

On Wednesday, September 9, the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. announced that its ‘Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership,’ an entity in which it owns a 50.1 per cent share, has been chosen to operate gaming facilities in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s ‘Gaming Bundle 2,’ which is also referred to as the ‘East Gaming Bundle.’...read on

Great Canadian Exercises Option

September 5, 2014:

Racetrack operator Great Canadian Gaming has announced that it has exercised its renewal option with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation to extend the term of the Casino Operational Services Agreement under which it operates the Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino in Surrey, British Columbia....read on

Flamboro Race Date Request Approved

April 30, 2013:

The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has considered and approved an application for variance from Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) to cancel the 2013 race dates approved for Flamboro Downs in the month of May....read on

Second Hamilton Meeting Packed

January 18, 2013:

It has been estimated that roughly 400 people showed up at Hamilton City Hall on Thursday, January 18 for the second of two public consultation sessions in the city regarding the contentious Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. idea of introducing a full-blown casino complex to Hamilton's downtown area....read on

Waterdown Hosts Hamilton Consultation Meeting

January 17, 2013:

The first of two public consultation meetings regarding potential casino expansion in Hamilton, Ont. took place last night (Wednesday, January 16) at Waterdown District High School in Flamborough....read on

Town Of Innisfil Backs Horse Racing Industry

May 9, 2012:

The Town of Innisfil has passed a resolution asking the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. to keep slot machines at Georgian Downs. Also, it has been reported that the town has also recommended that the Ontario government support the provincial horse-racing industry...read on

OLG Terminates Siteholder Agreements

March 30, 2012:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has notified Kawartha Downs as well as Great Canadian Gaming Corporation's Georgian Downs and Flamboro Downs that their siteholder agreements will be terminated...read on

GCGC Announces Q4 and '11 Annual Results

March 8, 2012:

On Thursday, March 8, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation ('Great Canadian' or 'the Company') announced its financial results for the three-month period ('fourth quarter of 2011') and 12-month period ('2011') ended December 31, 2011...read on

GCGC Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

January 25, 2012:

On Tuesday, January 24, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced its intention to renew a normal course issuer bid for up to 5,811,197 of its common shares, representing approximately 10 per cent of Great Canadian's common shares in the public float...read on

Blank Discusses Idea Of Sportsbooks

December 5, 2011:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Vice President Howard Blank has gone on the record in regard to the idea of incorporating a sportsbook into casinos that his company currently operates...read on

GCGC Announces Three New Directors

November 10, 2011:

The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation today announced the appointment of three new members to the company's board of directors...read on

GCGC Announces New CEO

October 12, 2011:

On Tuesday, October 11, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, the owner/operator of Flamboro Downs, Fraser Downs, Georgian Downs and Hastings Park, announced the appointment of its new chief executive officer...read on

Fraser Downs To Reduce Takeout

October 3, 2011:

Raj Mutti, Great Canadian Gaming Corp.'s regional general manager of BC Racing, has announced that the take-out rates at Fraser Downs will be reduced...read on

Reflections On McLeod

September 7, 2011:

News of the sudden passing of Great Canadian Gaming Corp. CEO Ross McLeod came as quite a shock yesterday. Now, just a day later, those that knew the founder of the BC-based gaming giant are offering their reflections...read on


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