City of Penticton and Gateway Casinos open houses

The City of Penticton and Gateway Casinos will be holding a number of open houses to share details of the proposed casino relocation.

  • Nov. 26, 2015 1:00 p.m.

The City of Penticton and Gateway Casinos will be holding a number of open houses to share details of the proposed casino relocation.

Gateway announced on Monday that they are prepared to make a long-term commitment to Penticton putting forward a proposal to invest $25-million in a 45,000 square feet building to be constructed at the southeast corner of the South Okanagan Events Centre. It is expected up to 150 new jobs will be created from the project.

Open houses will take place on Nov. 30 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre at 2965 South Main St. On Dec. 1 at the Sandman Hotel from 9 to 11 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A third open house will take place at the Ramada on Dec. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.

The public is welcome to provide input and feedback at an online survey found at www.surveymonkey.com/r/8NCC9LP. For more information on the project visit www.cascadescasinopenticton.info.