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BC Industry Profiled

February 13, 2014:

A report out of British Columbia profiling the provincial harness racing has delved into some of the issues that the local industry is currently wrestling with, although, the article also focuses on some of BC’s optimism....read on

Sportech, GCGC Reach New Contract

January 31, 2014:

Sportech Racing and Digital (‘Sportech’) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract to provide pari-mutuel tote wagering systems and services to Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (‘Great Canadian Gaming’), owner and operator of multiple racetrack and casino gaming venues in Canada....read on

GCG To Renew Normal Course Issuer Bid

January 28, 2014:

On Monday, January 27, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (‘Great Canadian’ or ‘the Company’) announced its intention to renew a normal course issuer bid for up to 4,231,075 of its common shares, representing approximately 10 per cent of the Company's common shares in the public float. Purchases will be made subject to opportunities within the market....read on

Horsemen's Update On BC Stalemate

January 21, 2014:

On Monday, January 20, a joint update issued by the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of British Columbia (HBPA of BC) brought the provincial horse racing industry up to speed in regard to the ongoing discussion surrounding race dates and funding issues in BC....read on

BC Racing Heading For Impass

January 18, 2014:

Jackson Wittup, executive director of Harness Racing B.C. says talks between his organization and Great Canadian Gaming, operators of Fraser Downs have hit a snag and again it’s over the issue of race dates....read on

BC Extends Funding...For Now

January 17, 2014:

British Columbia Horse Racing Industry Management Committee Chair Doug Scott stated this week that, on an interim basis, the provincial industry will continue to use the income-sharing arrangements that have been in place since 2012 until a more permanent solution can be achieved....read on

ORC Orders Re-direction Of Purse Account Monies

January 13, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) is moving forward to implement a provincial approach to purses, consistent with the five-year Horse Racing Partnership Plan, and as recommended by the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel....read on

Ontario's 2014 Race Date Schedule

December 20, 2013:

The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) announced on Friday the decision on a number of additional applications seeking variances to the assigned dates for 2014....read on

Live Theatre At Fraser Being Considered

December 20, 2013:

It has been reported that officials with the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. are looking into the possibility of introducing a theatre for live acts at Fraser Downs in Surrey, B.C....read on

GCGC Director Resigns

December 16, 2013:

On Friday, December 13, the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. announced that one of its directors has decided to step away from the board....read on

B.C. Race Dates Conditionally Approved

December 14, 2013:

The B.C. Horse Racing Industry Management Committee has conditionally approved in principle a 34-day schedule of standardbred racing at Fraser Downs, covering the months of January through April 2014....read on

GCGC, OLG Sign ‘Definitive Agreements’

November 29, 2013:

On Friday, November 29, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced that it has signed definitive lease agreements with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for the continuation of slot operations at Great Canadian’s Georgian Downs and Flamboro Downs racetrack facilities....read on

GCGC Announces Q3 Results

November 7, 2013:

On Wednesday, November 6, the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. announced its financial results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2013 (the third quarter of 2013)....read on

ORC Orders Purse Redirection

October 26, 2013:

On October 25, 2013 the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) issued a Notice of Order to Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) to redirect a total of $566,400 in purse monies from Georgian Downs Ltd. (Georgian) for race dates at The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western) and Grand River Raceway (Grand River)....read on

ORC Releases Revisions To Ontario Racing Schedules

October 26, 2013:

The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has released its notice of the decision relating to applications received seeking variances to the assigned dates for November and December 2013....read on


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