Century mile racetrack and casino is open for business
Century Mile Racetrack and Casino is the only mile-long horse racing track situated west of Woodbine in Toronto, near the Edmonton International Airport. The casino recently opened with a welcome reception on 1 April 2019. This new track takes the place ofthe, now boarded up, Northlands Park Track and promises better racing and safety for the competing horses for years to come. Just recently, an excited crowd was welcomed by Century to explore the brand new casino that offers all sorts of entertainment such as 550 slots and table games, 14 lottery stations, a groundbreaking replay gaming stadium that includes unique play stations and interactive wall display, a betting room, café and lounging area. After its grand opening, Century went on to prepare for their first racing weekend, which took place on 28 April 2019.
The track and casino setup
Currently, the only mile-long track east of Woodbine possesses the ability to provide entertainment and offers top-notch facilities for Canada’s racing industry. With the promise that Century Mile will be a high performing track with a minimum of 100 race days a year and 800 stalls, things are looking up as the track’s odds are looking favourable. Century Mile consists of 88,000 square feet in total, with 63,000 feet of it allocated toracing; this includes a racing entertainment centre that provides all kinds of betting.
This centre has an additional second story with floor to ceiling windows that provide a spectacular, unobstructed view of the track. There are even third and fourth floors and a rooftop patio for another front row seat to the action.
The Century racetrack and casino is the Company’s newest development, found near Edmonton International Airport and the city of Leduc(south of Edmonton). The company chose this spot for its convenient proximity to the Queen Elizabeth II Highway; the track is near the exit.This route is the main passage connecting Calgary and Edmonton and, not to mention, one of the busiest highways in western Canada. Some benefits of this location are its closeness to the airport, a mall, retail, hotels, a golf course and many other businesses. The Company invested around 62-65 million Canadian Dollars, in the development.
About Century Casinos, Inc.
Century Casinos, Inc. is an international company that operates worldwide, mainly within the casino and entertainment industry, while dabbling in a few others. Century owns and runs the Century Casinos & Hotels situated in the following locations, America, Canada and England. In addition to the casinos and hotels Century operates within Canada, the brand new, Century Mile Racetrack and Casino is now a part of their Canadian exploits.
In southern and northern Alberta respectively, Century Bets and Century Mile run the pari-mutuel off-track horse-betting system. Interestingly, the company runs 10 sea-based casinos in partnerships and agreements with the cruise ship owners (three in total). There are many other endeavours and businesses with which Century is associated, as the Company continues to pursue additional international ventures in various stages of development.
They do not seem to be slowing down anytime soon, this industry giant’s latest project, the Century Mile, has thus far proven to be successful and could prove to be a leader in the Canadian (if not internationally ranked) horseracing industry.
The introduction of live thoroughbred racing at the Century Mile track and casino will without a doubt attract many racing enthusiasts and keep them riveted and entertained. The positive effect this mile-long track will have on the Alberta Thoroughbred industry is that it offers stability and hope for the future, for the enthusiasts, trainers, breeders and owners alike. If you want to know more and experience a great online casino, take a look at the following site.