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Sonco Gaming is engaged in the ownership, operation, and development of gaming properties.  It has and continues to be active in joint ventures with major multi-national gaming/entertainment companies, Aboriginal groups and First Nations, and other interested parties. 



Sonco was the developer of and project manager for the very successful Great Blue Heron Charity Casino, which opened in 1996 on the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation in Ontario.  For this project, Sonco was responsible for negotiating the “partnering” with the relevant First Nation; overseeing the hiring and managing of architects, designers and construction managers; obtaining zoning and relevant permits; negotiating leases; and setting up the property management infrastructure. 

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Sonco was the project manager and developer for the Grey Eagle Casino which opened on December 19, 2007 and is located on the Tsuu T’ina Nation, a First Nation located adjacent to the City of Calgary.  An associated company operates the Grey Eagle Casino on behalf of Tsuu T’ina.  In May 2013, a major expansion of the casino opened followed by the opening of a new hotel and entertainment venue in May 2014.  More information about the rebranded Grey Eagle Resort and Casino can be found by clicking on this link.

In November 2013, Sonco Gaming Management Inc. was selected as the successful proponent and subsequently appointed by the Enoch Casino LP to manage the River Cree Resort and Casino, located just west of Edmonton, Alberta.  It managed this facility until August 2015. 

Sonco and its principals continue to be active both nationally and internationally in order to identify, negotiate and develop gaming/hospitality  opportunities.  Sonco’s principals are also frequent speakers and panellists at various gaming events and conferences.  

After being selected as the successful proponent by the Province of New Brunswick in 2008,  Sonco, along with its partners, developed, constructed, financed, and until October 2015, operated, Casino New Brunswick, located in Moncton, NB  This facility opened in 2010 and features a casino, a hotel and the Centre, an entertainment venue and was the first commercial casino in the province.   In early October 2015, Casino New Brunswick was purchased by the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. which now operates it. 




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