Century Casinos Plans to Operate Horse Racing in Edmonton

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Horserace betting will soon be available to Edmonton bettors.

Century Casinos have announced that it will initiate its horse racing operations in Edmonton. The company has achieved another operational accolade as the Board of Directors of Horse Racing Alberta chose Century Casinos to develop the Edmonton area. Century Casinos will build and operate horse racing facility located in the Edmonton market district.

“We are absolutely thrilled and honoured to have been selected as the successful applicant by the Board of Horse Racing Alberta. Together with the great success of Century Downs in the Calgary market, this is another important milestone for Century Casinos,” said the Company’s Co-CEOs Erwin Haitzmann and Peter Hoetzinger.

Century Casinos to Build Century Mile Race Track

Northlands Park has also expressed interest in developing the Edmonton market area. It has recently announced that it will halt its racetrack and casino operations. Century Casinos’ grand proposal gained more positive feedback as it declared its intentions to build the Century Mile.

The Century Mile will be the only one-mile race course in Western Canada. Century Casinos expect that it will increase gaming tourism in the area as well. The horse racing venue is located near the Edmonton International Airport. It’s considered the only undeveloped area that has a potential for gaming activities.

Let’s Take a Closer Look at Century Casinos

Century Casinos have been operating since 1992. The casino company has focused on making its presence in the mid-size casino market. It provides exceptional casino gaming experience and customer service.

Century Casinos’ main headquarters is located in Colorado Springs. It has been developing gaming hubs in the world. It offers entertainment facilities and hotel lodging in its chain of casinos.

The Century Casinos Group also covers a 66.6% ownership interest in Casinos Poland Ltd. It owns and operates 8 casinos in Poland. It also holds 75% ownership interest in Century Bets and Century Downs Race Track and Casino in Alberta, Canada.