GCGC Director Retires

Published: October 7, 2011 09:36 pm EDT

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced today that due to health considerations, Adrian R. Thomas has tendered his resignation from the company's Board of

Directors to be effective November 10, 2011.

Thomas has been with the company for 29 years in various capacities, including as President of Great Canadian Casinos Inc. During Thomas' long tenure the company grew rapidly from small temporary operations to full service casinos such as the River Rock Casino Resort. Thomas' gaming knowledge and expertise was unrivalled in Canada and consistently resulted in the company's enviable reputation of having the strongest procedures and the best trained casino staff in North America.

Thomas' expertise was known not only within the company. In 2002, Thomas was presented the prestigious "Outstanding Contribution to the Gaming Industry" award as voted on by his peers at the Canadian Gaming Summit.

(With files from GCGC)