Great Canadian Gaming Announces the Temporary Suspension of Operations at Shorelines Casino Peterborough and Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs

TORONTO, March 5, 2021 /CNW/ – Further to the announcement today from the Ontario provincial government that certain businesses, such as casinos, will be restricted further operationally in the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (TSX: GC) (“Great Canadian” or “the Company”) will be suspending operations at Shorelines Casino Peterborough and Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs as of Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:59pm EST.

The Company is also announcing that, further to the announcement today from the New Brunswick provincial government that certain capacity restrictions will be eased for entertainment venues, such as casinos, Casino New Brunswick will operate at 50% of its maximum capacity, effective Monday, March 8, 2021. Additionally, Casino New Brunswick will restore limited food and beverage amenities at the property. Currently, Casino New Brunswick is restricted to a guest capacity of 50 persons.

With the temporary suspension of operations at Shorelines Casino Peterborough and Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs, the Company will have six of its 26 properties open and operating under restricted conditions.

Below is an overview of the status of the Company’s properties:

Current Status of Operations

Ontario

Status

New Brunswick

Status

Casino Woodbine

Closed

Casino New Brunswick

Open with
restrictions

Elements Casino Mohawk

Closed

Elements Casino Flamboro

Closed

Nova Scotia

Status

Casino Ajax

Closed

Casino Nova Scotia Halifax

Open with
restrictions

Great Blue Heron Casino

Closed

Casino Nova Scotia Sydney

Open with
restrictions

Elements Casino Grand River

Closed

Elements Casino Brantford

Open with
restrictions

British Columbia

Status

Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands

Open with
restrictions

All properties in British Columbia

Closed

Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs

Closing March 7

Shorelines Casino Belleville

Open with
restrictions

Shorelines Casino Peterborough

Closing March 7

ABOUT GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION

Founded in 1982, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is an Ontario based company that operates 26 gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Fundamental to the Company’s culture is its commitment to social responsibility. “PROUD of our people, our business, our community” is Great Canadian’s brand that unifies the Company’s community, volunteering and social responsibility efforts. Under the PROUD program, Great Canadian annually supports over 1,400 charitable and non-profit organizations across Canada. In each Canadian gaming jurisdiction, a significant portion of gross gaming revenue from gaming facilities is retained by our Crown partners on behalf of their provincial government for the purpose of supporting programs like healthcare, education and social services.

SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

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