CASCADES CASINO KAMLOOPS CELEBRATES ITS 1ST ANNIVERSARY
– Entertainment Redefined –
Kamloops, BC, August 5, 2016 – Gateway Casinos & Entertainment (“Gateway”) is set to celebrate the first anniversary of Cascades Casino Kamloops, a $40 million, first-class gaming and entertainment destination in the heart of Kamloops.
One year ago, Gateway was joined by over 600 community members and leaders for a grand opening event with Canadian recording artist and 6-time Juno winner, Colin James, followed by a larger celebration with hundreds of customers. During the night’s festivities Gateway Gives – Gateway’s community and charitable program – was proud to fundraise for the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation, the official charity for the grand opening.
It has been an amazing first year for Cascades Casino and we are celebrating all August long!
- Afternoon Delight Draws at 4pm; Double Your Jackpot Draws at 7pm
- Race to Win Hot Seat Draws 12pm to 8pm
- Wild Wednesday $5-$500 USpin from 9am to 9pm
- Super Slot Tournaments 12pm to 3pm; Tobiano Golf & Dine Table Games Draws at 6pm
On Friday, August 19th join us for the customer apprecitation party featuring complinentary birthday cake and entrtainment by Mergit Sky Project on the main stage. Followed by, a Patio Party in Atlas Steak + Fish featuring the sultry sounds of Kamloops’ own Cathi Marshall. Saturday, August 20th hosts a Blackjack Free Roll Tournament at 2pm and Elvis is in the building on Sunday August 21th to close out the weekend’s celebration.
With a design inspiration built around “Play”, Cascades Casino Kamloops is entertainment redefined featuring 65,000 square feet of premium entertainment space, a spectacular gaming floor, live entertainment and many dining options to suit any taste, including Gateway’s signature restaurants MATCH Eatery & Public House and the debut of Atlas Steak + Fish, the new fine dining restaurant.
“We are extremely proud of Cascades Casino Kamloops. It is a beautiful property that is giving our customers the first-class entertainment experience we envisioned.” – Tony Santo, CEO, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment
With almost 25 years’ experience in the Canadian gaming industry, Gateway has been a proud member of the Kamloops community for more than 20 years. This project has helped boost the local economy with increased purchasing and use of local suppliers and businesses. With the opening of the Cascades Kamloops, an additional new 200 permanent jobs have been added with an estimated annual payroll of $7 million.
Cascades Casino Kamloops was the first Gateway property to be unveiled as part of an ambitious redevelopment strategy to dramatically improve the customer experience by creating a complete entertainment destination that offers customers much more than just gaming. New redevelopment projects are currently underway at two Gateway properties in Edmonton, AB.
- Cascades Kamloops employs over 330 people, which was a total of 200 new positions for people in the community.
- The 65,000 square foot property offers guests more dining and other entertainment options, including three restaurants and space for live entertainment. The 30,000 square foot gaming floor offers 500 slot machines and 18 table
- MATCH Eatery & Public House features local gastro flare in an upscale Pub format and also features a large 3-season patio; Atlas Steak + Fish brings a new touch of elegance to Kamloops along with private dining, an interactive kitchen and luxurious patio
- Gateway Casinos & Entertainment operates 18 properties, over 3,800 employees, 200 tables and over 6,100 slots machines, 36 restaurants and 1,000 hotel
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