Lake City Casinos across British Columbia to hold simultaneous Slot Tournament to support charity

April 20, 2015 – Okanagan, BC – Lake City Casinos, through its corporate giving program GatewayGIVES, will host a simultaneous slot tournament at all locations in the Okanagan. You are invited to Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon or Penticton to participate in their Heart & Stroke Slot Tourmanent on Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm. This event supports The Heart & Stroke Foundation in British Columbia.

Registration for this heart healthy event is $20. This gains you entry into the Slot Tournament where you have a chance to share in a prize pool of $1,000, plus Dress in Red to receive $10 in free slot play.

“Lake City Casinos has truly been committed to building a strong relationship with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and this tournament is another example of that. Every dollar raised will help us create more survivors of heart disease and stroke, so we look forward to seeing great community support for this event as a way to support Heart and Stroke.” said Jessica Samuels, Okanagan / Kootenay Area Manager of the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Every cent of the $20 registration goes directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. “All four Lake City locations have supported the Heart & Stroke Foundation for many years. We are excited to try something new this year by hosting a slot tournament in every location at the same time.” said Jerry Pokorny, Executive General Manager of Lake City Casinos.  “It will be a great day, and we hope to raise a large amount of money for them.”

You can register at the Lake City Casino guest services in Penticton, Vernon, Kamloops or Kelowna. Space is limited so register early!

GatewayGIVES is the newly branded corporate giving and community engagement program for Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, which operates 12 casinos and chance gaming centres in British Columbia and Alberta. With over 3,000 employees, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is one of the largest employers in Western Canada. “GatewayGIVES is our way to support the communities where we operate.” said Tanya Gabara, Director, Public Relations at Gateway Casinos & Entertainment.

About GatewayGIVES

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment operates casino properties in communities across Western Canada. As a company, we gain so much from each of these communities and believe it is our responsibility to give back, pitch in and provide support to the causes that matter most to our neighbours. Through GatewayGIVES, we’re proud to offer not just our resources, but also our time, our know-how and our properties in supporting local charities and initiatives in the communities where we operate. To learn more about GatewayGIVES, please go to

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