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Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto announces opening of Poker Room

9 November 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto at Woodbine Racetrack is delighted to announce that its brand-new, state-of-the-art poker room is now fully open with all 30 tables operating around the clock, seven days a week and the introduction of its ‘Bad BeatJackpot. Located on a private floor, this exciting addition to Canada’s largest and newest casino resort caters to the vibrant poker community’s growing demand.

With a wide range of exciting features and amenities, including a dedicated bar, the Great Canadian Toronto Poker Room opened in limited operation in September and is now primed to become the epicentre for poker enthusiasts looking for a premier gaming experience.

As part of Great Canadian’s commitment to thrilling gameplay, players at Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, Great Blue Heron Casino and Hotel and Elements Casino Brantford will combine their ‘Bad Beat’ Jackpots, positioning themselves as a leading destination for local and international poker enthusiasts.

The ‘Bad Beat’ Jackpot adds an extra layer of excitement to the poker experience. This progressive jackpot, fueled by contributions from every qualifying hand played in the participating poker rooms, offers players an additional chance to win. As the jackpot grows, so does the anticipation, making each game even more exciting.

Key Highlights
- Located on a completely private floor, ensuring an exclusive and immersive experience for all players.
- Electronic table games and slots are available for those waiting their turn, guaranteeing continuous entertainment.
- Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to the game, the poker room offers both ‘No Limit’ and ‘Limit’ stakes, accommodating a wide range of playing styles.
- For players seeking a more exclusive atmosphere, a semi-private area caters to higher stakes games and final tables. This setup provides an intimate setting for discerning players who enjoy the thrill of high-stakes poker.
- The poker room at Great Canadian Toronto will also feature larger poker tournaments, making it a destination for poker competition. Players can test their skills in competitive environments.
- Table-side food & beverage offered by “Aces Kitchen” from Woodbine Entertainment Group serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and grab & go meals and snacks to guests playing at the tables, or, who want to take a break at the restaurant.

“Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto is dedicated to providing an exceptional entertainment experience, and the poker room is a testament to our commitment to meeting the diverse interests of the poker community,” said Michael Kim, Executive Vice President, Great Canadian Entertainment. “The fully operational poker room and the introduction of the ‘Bad Beat’ Jackpot are just the beginning of many exciting things yet to come at the resort.”

Players can also look forward to other attractive promotions and rewards at the resort, creating an immersive poker experience that goes beyond the table.

Consistent with Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto’s commitment to responsible gambling, the property also features two PlaySmart Centres on the gaming floor, filled with engaging interactive tools and valuable responsible gambling resources available for all players, including information on how to participate in OLG’s voluntary My PlayBreak program if they choose to take a break from gambling.

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