Canada’s premier gaming and hospitality company, Great Canadian Entertainment, today announced that the brand-new 275-room Pickering Casino Resort Hotel is now open for guests. Located east of downtown Toronto, the hotel is now integrated with the Pickering Casino Resort, the $500 million exclusive entertainment property which was opened in July 2021. Today’s integration of the Pickering facility marks the launch of its comprehensive offerings a short drive from downtown Toronto.

Comprehensive casino suite:

The casino, welcoming guests since July 26, 2021, spreads over 96,000 square feet and features 2,200 slots with around 100 table games. Along with the live table games, the casino offers approximately 140 live dealer stadium gaming terminals. It also features Great Canadian Sportsbook, a dedicated lounge where fans can watch their favorite teams and live domestic and international sporting events, as well as exclusive dining venues, theatre, event, and meeting spaces.

Brand new hotel:

The brand-new hotel includes 33 elegant and spacious suites and 22 accessible rooms with mindful and convenient adjustments. All rooms and suites are fully equipped with superior amenities to radiate a residential feel. They also offer city or lake views, various conveniences, as well as complimentary enclosed parking.

The resort offers a special introductory benefit – All Great Canadian Rewards members that make bookings until January 31, 2023, for stays in the resort through December 30, 2023, will receive a 25% price discount. Besides, the members of the company’s Great Canadian Rewards club can also take advantage of customized offers across the company’s 12 properties in Ontario.

Perfect business and leisure destination:

Pickering Casino Resort Hotel is a perfect destination for business and leisure as it offers top accommodations and flexible meeting and event space. The resort can host up to 2,500 guests who can take advantage of its catering services, state-of-the-art technology, and versatile entertainment options making it perfectly suitable for conferences and corporate meetings.

Founded in 1982, Great Canadian Entertainment is the leading gaming and hospitality company in Canada with 25 gaming, entertainment, and hospitality facilities across the country. Its Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Anfinson, commented on the latest expansion: “We are committed to offering the very best in entertainment to destinations across Canada and continually heightening the experience for our guests while investing in the communities in which we operate.”

Anfinson added: “Pickering Casino Resort is a great example of our vision to introduce multi-venue attractions that anchor the very best in hospitality, dining, and entertainment while allowing us to create over 1,000 meaningful jobs and provide significant economic benefit for the Durham region. Great Canadian Entertainment, along with our partners, are very excited to invite everyone to experience this very special resort and look forward to sharing more news as even more dining and amenities open over the coming weeks.”