Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to Celebrate Grand Opening December 20, 2013

October 18, 2013

COQUITLAM, B.C. (October 9, 2013) –

With a brand synonymous for unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming, Canada’s one and only Hard Rock Casino is gearing up for the most anticipated grand opening of the year taking place on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The lavish property-wide celebration will feature an array of rock and roll offerings including chart-topping entertainment, savory cuisine and uniquely crafted signature drinks.

The new multi-million dollar renovation and rebranding of the Boulevard Casino into Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will deliver an iconic entertainment environment offering ‘everything you go out for’. Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will tickle all senses, emanating a high-energy, sophisticated and pulsating atmosphere for entertainment seekers to revel in. Music lovers, whether they are 19 or 99, will indulge in an unrivaled music lineup featuring a diversity of genres.

To mark this historic occasion, the multi-platinum pop group Hedley will take to the stage in the 1,100 seat show theatre during an intimate concert event where they will perform such hits as “Anything,” “Kiss You Inside Out,” “Invincible” and “Perfect.”

In addition to an amazing entertainment line-up, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will offer outstanding and indulgent dining options. With seven different restaurant locations throughout the property, each will offer a distinct dining experience packed with personality and signature dishes that will only be available at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. “Our master chefs have developed creative dishes using locally sourced, finest ingredients that will enrich our guests’ entertainment experience,” said Raj Mutti, Executive Director for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will invite guests to try their luck on the 80,000 square foot casino floor transformed to accommodate more than 950 state-of-the-art interactive slot machines and crowd favourite table games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Pai Gow, Poker, Baccarat and Craps.

The true spirit of the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will be showcased through the legendary memorabilia pieces that will tell stories of numerous idolized artists and performers who have dedicated their lives to music.

“Hard Rock Casino Vancouver was conceived from the vision to be the ultimate entertainment scene in Metro Vancouver,” said Mutti. “We will offer unrivaled entertainment, dining and gaming options that will appeal to everyone’s tastes and interests. Having Hedley open the first Hard Rock Casino in Canada is truly amazing and we are thrilled that a band of their magnitude with local
roots will launch what will be the entertainment destination of choice.”

For more information and tickets to Hedley’s grand opening concert go to www.HardRockCasinoVancouver.com. For the latest and greatest, follow Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Facebook www.facebook.com/HardRockCasinoVancouver and Twitter @HardRockCasinoV .


Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will be situated in the thriving City of Coquitlam, British Columbia in Metro Vancouver and home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. With an 80,000 square foot casino floor, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will offer more than 950 interactive
slot machines and popular table games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Poker, Pai Gow, Craps, VIP high limit salons and others. With multiple performance spaces including a state-of-the-art 1,100 seat theatre, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will boast the best in music, comedy, performance arts, and as well as local artists making their mark in the entertainment world. To complement the gaming and entertainment experience, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will serve a variety of culinary options and will be home to chefs that will dish up unique and flavourful fare in a modern atmosphere. Whether looking to indulge in breakfast, small bites before a concert or enjoy the bar
scene with a drink in hand, the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will have something for everyone.

The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is owned and operated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation under license from HRHH IP, LLC (“HRHH”), an affiliate of Brookfield Property Partners. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is the flagship property owned by an affiliate of HRHH*.

(*trade mark licensing subject to regulatory approval)


Sonja Mandic Manager
Media and Responsible Gambling
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation