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  • Great Blue Heron Opens New Events Venue

      Great Canadian Entertainment has announced the grand opening of a brand-new live entertainment and special events venue at Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel in Port Perry, Ont. Located on the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) near Lake Scugog in Durham Region, the new entertainment and special events venue boasts a total capacity of nearly 800, making it an ideal space for a wide range of events, from live performances and concerts to corporate gatherings. The versatile…

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    Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Rebrands

      Great Canadian Entertainment has announced the rebranding of Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to Great Canadian Casino Vancouver, effective December 2023. This news follows the successful transformation of the former Casino Woodbine into Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, demonstrating the company’s commitment to delivering unique and memorable experiences for its guests. Great Canadian Casino Vancouver will be among the company’s flagship properties, exemplifying the highest standards of gaming, entertainment, and service. As a highlight of Great Canadian Casino Vancouver’s metamorphosis, the highly anticipated Gordon Ramsay Burger will open this winter, curated by the renowned Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay himself. This new culinary…

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    Gordon Ramsay Enters Canadian Market

      Great Canadian Entertainment has announced a ground-breaking partnership with Gordon Ramsay North America. The entertainment company is bringing the acclaimed chef’s culinary offerings to its casinos and resorts in Canada. The collaboration will introduce multiple dining experiences to the Canadian market. This fall, Gordon Ramsay Burger is set to open its doors at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, and Gordon Ramsay Steak will follow next year at River Rock Casino Resort, marking the introduction of both brands to the Canadian marketplace. This partnership marks a significant milestone…

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    Great Canadian Entertainment Partners with Live Nation

      Great Canadian Entertainment has announced an exclusive partnership with Live Nation Canada to bring some of the biggest names in music and comedy to its venues across Canada including the 5,000-person theatre at the recently opened $1B Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto. With this new partnership, Live Nation Canada becomes the exclusive booking agent, and the two companies will jointly promote the programming. This strategic alliance is one of the first of its kind in Canada and will elevate the entertainment…

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    Canada’s Largest Casino Set to Open

      Great Canadian Entertainment announced that its $1 billion, brand-new entertainment resort Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto will open this summer at the intersection of Highways 401 and 427. Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto will be Canada’s largest destination casino resort, spanning 33 acres. It will feature a Vegas-style casino, 400-room hotel, 5,000-seat entertainment venue, new parkade, and multiple on-site dining options. The existing Casino Woodbine will continue to operate with no interruption until Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto debuts…

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    Pickering Casino Resort Hotel Opens

      The brand new 275-room Pickering Casino Resort Hotel by Great Canadian Entertainment has opened in downtown Toronto. The hotel is located within the Pickering Casino Resort, a new $500M premier entertainment destination featuring a 96,000 sq. ft. casino, Great Canadian Sportsbook, 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…

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