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Highlights From Century's Opener

April 28, 2015:

"This is an industry who doesn't say 'I can't', they say 'how can I?' and the people that believed in this project looked for the 'how can we?'."...read on

Century Increases Ownership Stake

March 23, 2015:

Century Casinos announced on Monday, March 23 via press release that it now owns 75 per cent of United Horsemen of Alberta Inc., the company developing the Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Five-Year Deal For Century Downs

March 6, 2015:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association is pleased to announce that a five-year contract for horse racing at Century Downs in Rocky View County, Alberta has been signed with the United Horsemen of Alberta....read on

Update On Century Downs' Progress

July 17, 2014:

Officials with Century Downs Racetrack & Casino recently provided an update in regard to construction of the highly anticipated racino in Balzac, Alta....read on

Groundbreaking In Balzac This Month

April 8, 2014:

According to a report, construction on Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Balzac, Alta. will get underway this month....read on

Aiming For Gaming Integration

December 16, 2013:

"Unlike the racetracks out in Ontario that were in existence before gaming came in, where they either retrofitted a slot floor into the facility like Woodbine or built a completely standalone facility that's attached like Georgian Downs, this is going to be an all in one facility. One building that's built from the ground up, so the gaming floor, the racing portion, the dining...it's all going to flow instead of being disconnected."...read on

Excitement In Alberta

December 6, 2013:

The collective hard work and resiliency of Alberta’s horse racing industry paid off earlier this week when officials from Century Casinos Inc. and the United Horsemen of Alberta officially announced their agreement for the long-awaited racino at CrossIron Mills in Balzac....read on

S-Bred Racing At Balzac At End Of 2014

December 4, 2013:

On Wednesday, December 4, a press conference was held in Calgary, Alberta announcing details of an agreement in regard to the long-awaited racino project in Balzac....read on

Balzac Press Conference Wednesday

December 3, 2013:

A press conference regarding the long-awaited Balzac, Alberta racino will take place Wednesday, December 4....read on

Balzac "Critical" For Alberta Racing

May 2, 2013:

In an article by the Edmonton Journal, a handful of racing officials in Alberta have gone on the record in regard to the highly anticipated racetrack in Balzac. One official did not stop short of referring to the much-needed track as "critical" for Alberta horse racing....read on

UHA Update On Balzac

April 12, 2013:

The United Horsemen of Alberta recently provided the provincial racing industry with an update regarding the much anticipated racetrack project in Balzac, located just outside Calgary's northern city limits....read on

More On Calgary-Balzac Track

December 5, 2012:

"We've never been this far or this firm with anybody. In the past we've had the design of what we wanted to build and never really found the funding we needed....read on

Racing To Return To Calgary

December 3, 2012:

Century Casinos, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary Century Casinos Europe GmbH signed credit and management agreements with United Horsemen of Alberta Inc. in connection with the development of a proposed race track and entertainment center in Balzac, north metropolitan area of Calgary, Alberta....read on

Balzac Hanging By A Thread

May 20, 2011:

"The general belief is that horse tracks don't make money and I try to tell people that due to the revenue sharing with the government of Alberta and this past history with Stampede, in fact, you can."...read on

Olds Drives On With Track Plans

March 15, 2011:

According to reports, the Olds Ag Society is still looking to purchase land for its expansion project - which includes a racetrack - despite the province's moratorium on casino licenses...read on


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