TORONTO — The Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, operated by Great Canadian Entertainment, has opened its brand-new gaming floor and multiple dining venues.
Adjacent to Woodbine Racetrack, the brand-new destination is the newest and largest casino resort in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The 328,000-sq.-ft. gaming space featuring an extensive range of options, including 4,800 slot machines, 145 live table games, VIP rooms and sports betting kiosks.
Opening later this summer is a luxurious 400-room hotel, featuring well-appointed rooms and suites across 11 floors. A wellness centre featuring an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and contemporary fitness equipment will also open later this year. In the coming months, the property will unveil a 5,000-person entertainment venue, providing a versatile destination for live music, comedy, sports and special events.
The resort also offers a variety of dining and shopping experiences. The property will host 15 retail locations as well as diverse culinary options, including the elegant Copperhorn Steakhouse, CA.SU.AL gastropub and The Eatery. Additionally, the Food Hall, operated by Woodbine Entertainment Group, will feature a variety of favourites, including Tim Hortons, Big Smoke Burger, Noodlebox, MB Express and Pizzaiolo. More dining experiences will be announced soon.
Additionally, the resort’s dedication to public art is evident with $5 million invested in one-of-a-kind artworks displayed prominently throughout the property. Artists were carefully selected by a jury of fellow artists and community stakeholders through public commissioning opportunities, ensuring equitable representation of diverse and under-represented communities.
As a commitment to environmental sustainability, the resort showcases 250,000 sq. ft. of green roof, the second largest in Canada. Solar panel canopies further reduce the site’s carbon footprint and electric vehicle parking spots are available for eco-conscious guests.
Furthermore, the resort is creating a significant economic impact with an investment of roughly $1 billion and an estimated $500 million in economic benefit for Ontario. Nearly 2,000 team members will be employed, contributing to job growth and prosperity in the region.
“We’re thrilled to finally unveil Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto to the world,” says Matthew Anfinson, CEO, Great Canadian Entertainment. “Our team has worked tirelessly for several years to create an unrivaled entertainment experience that will leave a lasting impression on our guests. The opening of this first phase of Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto is incredibly exciting for all of us, and we’re very eager to unveil the next phases, including the hotel and the theatre, in the coming weeks and months.”