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Great Canadian Gaming Announces Election of Directors

COQUITLAM, BC , May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] ("Great Canadian" or the "Company") announces that at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on May 6, 2019 (the "Meeting"), all directors nominated as listed in the information circular dated March 19, 2019 were elected.  The detailed results are as follows:

Director

Votes For

Withheld Votes


#

%

   #

%

Peter G. Meredith

34,599,742

94.61

1,970,701

5.39

Rod N. Baker

36,537,577

99.91

32,866

0.09

Larry W. Campbell

34,471,541

94.26

2,098,902

5.74

Mark A. Davis

32,803,674

89.70

3,766,769

10.30

Thomas W. Gaffney

34,861,712

95.33

1,708,731

4.67

Christopher W. Hart

36,452,504

99.68

117,939

0.32

Karen A. Keilty

36,456,611

99.69

113,832

0.31

 

As a ballot was not required for the election of the directors, the number of votes disclosed reflects only the proxies received by management of the Company in advance of the Meeting. 

At the Meeting, the Shareholders of the Company also approved:

  • To fix the number of directors at seven;
  • Re-appointment of Deloitte LLP, as the auditor of the Company for the ensuing year and authorized the Directors to fix their remuneration;
  • A non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation; and
  • By special resolution, alterations to the Company's Articles, as described in the Company's Information Circular.


A detailed report on the voting results is filed on www.sedar.com.

The Board also confirms the composition of the Committees of the Board and their Chair following the Meeting as follows:

Committee

Members



Audit:

Karen A. Keilty (Chair), Christopher W. Hart and Peter G. Meredith



Corporate
Governance:

Mark A. Davis (Chair), Larry W. Campbell, Christopher W. Hart and Karen A. Keilty



Compensation:

Thomas W. Gaffney (Chair), Larry W. Campbell and Peter G. Meredith



Corporate
Compliance &
Security:

Larry W. Campbell (Chair), Mark A. Davis, Thomas W. Gaffney and Karen A. Keilty

 

ABOUT GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION
Founded in 1982, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a BC based company that operates 28 gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in Ontario , British Columbia , New Brunswick , Nova Scotia , and Washington State . Fundamental to the Company's culture is its commitment to social responsibility. "PROUD of our people, our business, our community" is Great Canadian's brand that unifies the Company's community, volunteering and social responsibility efforts. Under the PROUD program, Great Canadian annually supports hundreds of non-profits, community groups, and in 2018, Great Canadian team members spent over 15,000 hours volunteering for various charitable and community initiatives. In each Canadian gaming jurisdiction, a significant portion of gross gaming revenue from gaming facilities is retained by our Crown partners on behalf of their provincial government for the purpose of supporting programs like healthcare, education and social services.

ON BEHALF OF

GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION

"Original Signed By Rod N. Baker "

_____________________
Rod N. Baker
Chief Executive Officer

GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION [TSX:GC]
95 Schooner Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3K 7A8
(604) 303-1000
Website: www.gcgaming.com

SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation


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