Gateway Casinos & Entertainment today announced with great sadness that Tony Santo, Chief Executive Officer and Director, passed away unexpectedly on August 17, 2023.

Tony joined Gateway as our President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2013. His mission was to establish Gateway as Canada’s premier entertainment and gaming company. You could often find Tony visiting sites and staff from dawn to dusk connecting about their work, families, and lives. Tony was an iconic leader in the US and Canada and grew Gateway from a small regional gaming company to one of the largest gaming companies in Canada.

Tony was an outstanding leader, colleague, friend and family man. He will be greatly missed.
On behalf of all of Gateway’s employees, we extend our deepest sympathies to the entire Santo family.

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