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Canada – Great Canadian Entertainment opens Pickering Casino Resort Hotel

By - 17 January 2023

Great Canadian Entertainment, Canada’s leader in gaming and hospitality, today announced that the brand new 275-room Pickering Casino Resort Hotel is now open and accepting reservations.

Located east of downtown Toronto, Pickering Casino Resort Hotel is located within the Pickering Casino Resort, the newly opened $500m premier entertainment destination which features a 96,000 sq. ft. casino, Great Canadian Sportsbook, exceptional dining venues, a 2,500-seat theatre and event space, and flexible meeting space.

The brand-new hotel’s 275 well-appointed guest rooms range from 388 sq ft to 775 sq ft, including 33 elegant and spacious suites with separate living space and 22 accessible rooms.

A short drive from downtown Toronto, the resort is a perfect destination for business and leisure, offering premier accommodations alongside flexible meeting and event space for up to 2,500 guests, catering, state-of-the-art technology and multiple entertainment options that are perfect for conferences, corporate meetings and retreats.

“We are committed to offering the very best in entertainment to destinations across Canada and continually heightening the experience for our guests while investing in the communities in which we operate,” said Matthew Anfinson, Chief Executive Officer, Great Canadian Entertainment. “Pickering Casino Resort is a great example of our vision to introduce multi-venue attractions that anchor the very best in hospitality, dining, and entertainment, while allowing us to create over 1,000 meaningful jobs and provide significant economic benefit for Durham region.

Great Canadian Entertainment, along with our partners, are very excited to invite everyone to experience this very special resort and look forward to sharing more news as even more dining and amenities open over the coming weeks.”

Equipped with the latest in gaming technology, the casino features 2,200 slot machines, over 90 “live” table games and approximately 140 “live dealer” stadium gaming terminals, and the Great Canadian Sportsbook, a dedicated lounge where fans can watch their favorite teams compete and live domestic and international sporting events, enjoy their favorite game-day food and beverage options and place bets at one of several kiosks.

A highly anticipated 2,500 seat entertainment venue will host its first live event on 28 January and continue to feature the best in concerts, sports action and special events.

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