Great Canadian Offering New Rewards Program At Its Properties

Great Canadian Offering New Rewards Program At Its Properties
By Lou Monaco
Fact Checked by Jim Tomlin

Rewards programs have become common among casinos and resorts, as the facilities reward customers with points for anything they buy, wager or purchase on property. That’s part of a growing gaming scene that includes Ontario sports betting online. One Canadian company is taking those rewards a step further.

Great Canadian Entertainment announced Thursday that it has launched Great Canadian Rewards Online registration over its 12 Ontario locations. This marks the first gaming and entertainment rewards program in Ontario to offer new members a fully digitized experience. These also include their two newest resorts: Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto and Pickering Casino Resort.

“Our vision is to advance the gaming landscape in Canada, and allowing our guests to become members from the comfort of their mobile device is a significant step toward achieving that goal,” Gavin Whiteley, Chief Marketing Officer at Great Canadian Entertainment, said in a news release.

The convenience of being able to access such rewards from a phone makes sense, especially with Ontario sportsbook apps drawing so much attention.

“We are thrilled with the overwhelming response and success of the Great Canadian Rewards loyalty program and are excited about the prospect of making it easier for them to begin their Great Canadian Rewards journey before their first visit,” Whiteley said.

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Perks From Great Canadian Entertainment

Featured perks include: Free play rewards earned through gaming activity; complimentary or discounted dining privileges at participating restaurants; exclusive discounts on hotel stays at the Pickering Casino Resort, Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel or Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto; front-of-the-line presale access to live concerts/events; and invitations to members-only promotions.

When guests sign up, they must digitally verify their identity using Interac document verification service. They also have to confirm key information like their name and date of birth. The entire process can be completed with a mobile phone, making it easier for guests to join for free.

People interested can visit to learn more about the Great Canadian Rewards loyalty program. Great Canadian Entertainment has 25 gaming, entertainment, and hospitality properties located in Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Their facilities include more than 1,000,000 square feet of gaming space, 19,000 slot machines, 650 live table games and more than 60 restaurants. has information on new Ontario online casinos as well as continuing industry coverage.



Lou Monaco

Lou Monaco has more than 30 years sports journalism experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker. Lou had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ.

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