Spectacular $3.6 Million Renovation and Rebrand of Lake City Casino Kelowna to Playtime Casino Kelowna in Final Stages of Construction; Brings New Jobs to Local Economy

New MATCH Eatery & Public House in Kelowna Joins MATCH in Kamloops, Penticton, Vernon

 January 31, 2018 – Kelowna, BC – Gateway Casinos & Entertainment (Gateway) is nearing the completion of the spectacular transformation of Lake City Casino to Playtime Casino Kelowna with a Grand Opening set for March 1. Playtime Casino will feature signature Gateway restaurants like The Buffet and MATCH Eatery & Public House. MATCH has also been successfully established in other local Gateway properties in Kamloops, Penticton and Vernon.

Located in the Delta Grand Hotel on the shores of Okanagan Lake, the new Playtime Casino Kelowna is a

$3.6 Million renovation which included transforming the gaming floor and adding of an array of dining and entertainment options, to create a local entertainment destination.

Gateway’s newest casino brand, Playtime Casino will provide guests with a welcoming, neighbourly, casual entertainment environment close to home. Upbeat, exciting and sociable, Playtime Casinos features many of the Gateway entertainment amenities like the latest slots and table games, sports promotions, and Gateway’s signature restaurants. Playtime is a community entertainment hub where customers can socialize, play their favourite games, and enjoy a great meal.

“We are very excited to debut our newest brand, Playtime Casino, in Kelowna – a community where we have been proud to have roots since 1999. This investment in the local economy will bring new jobs and new entertainment and dining experiences; including, our MATCH Eatery & Public House,” said Tony Santo, CEO of Gateway.

MATCH Eatery & Public House (“MATCH”) is one of Gateway’s signature restaurant brands. It is a contemporary themed pub that offers a great sporting and entertainment experience, with the atmosphere and comfort of a neighbourhood pub. Already featured in Lake City Casino Vernon and Cascades Casino in Kamloops and Penticton, MATCH has become a favourite of those wanting to catch the game, have a delicious meal, and enjoy live music or a featured DJ. For more information about MATCH: www.matchpub.com

The Buffet provides a unique combination of excellent food at value pricing, with a casual and entertaining atmosphere. Featuring popular theme nights and an array of international specialties, the Buffet serves up something for every age and appetite.

Gateway has held several job fairs throughout the project development but there are still openings in a variety of food and beverage and casino positions. For more information on career opportunities please go to www.gatewaycasinos.com/careers.

“The transformation to Playtime Casino is almost complete. We know Playtime Casino will be the place to play in Kelowna – whether you are looking for a great meal at MATCH or a night of fun on our gaming floor,” says Playtime Casino Kelowna General Manager, Clarissa Pruden.

Playtime Casino Kelowna is located 1300 Water Street, Kelowna, BC. More information can be found at kelowna.playtimecasino.ca, email: kelownacasino@lakecitycasinos.com or phone: (250) 860-9467.