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Great Canadian Gaming Reviews

Updated Jul 19, 2019

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Found 98 reviews

2.9
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49%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
Approve of CEO
Rod Baker
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "You will always have a job if you can put up with the Casino business(in 4 reviews)

  • "Some good people there who become friends(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Sometimes difficult customers, can get violent, not great pay compared to other casinos(in 8 reviews)

  • "Some bad tempered players will ruin your one day as a dealer(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "."

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    Current Employee - Student Services Coordinator in Woodbine Racetrack, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Great Canadian Gaming full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    gaining experience on a construction site

    Cons

    there are no cons about this job

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-07-09
  2. "Private Ownership was suppose to be better"

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    Current Employee - Slot Supervisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Great Canadian Gaming full-time

    Pros

    -Some great people to interact with -Always unique situations occurring

    Cons

    -shift work -a lot of not so great people to interact with

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-07-20
  3. "Very fair hiring practice. No references required. Just pass AGCO Cat 2 license."

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    Current Employee - Table Games Dealer in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Great Canadian Gaming full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits. Lots of breaks. 20 min break every 60- 80 minutes of working.

    Cons

    Long hours of standing is hard on the body. You need a car to get to the location. No public transportation for employees goes there.

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-06-17

    Great Canadian Gaming Response

    July 9, 2019Communications Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are happy to hear that you are enjoying the benefits that Great Canadian provides. Unfortunately, public transportation is outside of our jurisdiction, but we encourage you to reach out to your local government representative ...

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  4. "Fun job, as long as you have thick skin"

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    Current Employee - Table Games Dealer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Great Canadian Gaming full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun environment, good coworkers and bosses, lots of breaks, great benefits, sick pay

    Cons

    When you're sick,you don't get tips. The union sucks and makes life harder, sometimes. Many customers are rude and aggressive. Hours of work are not the best (early mornings or late nights).

    Advice to Management

    Improve the ergonomics and you will see a reduced amount of sick calls

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-06-05

    Great Canadian Gaming Response

    July 9, 2019Communications Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are happy to hear that you are enjoying the environment and team at your gaming property. We care deeply about our team members and take their feedback seriously. If there are any specifics you would like to discuss, please ...

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  5. "Bartender/ Server"

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    Former Employee - Bartender 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Canadian Gaming full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Atmosphere and regular customers can be fun

    Cons

    Unsupportive management, long hours without breaks, unhappy coworkers. Conflict between FOH and BOH. Injuries at the workplace

    Advice to Management

    Respect your staff they work very hard. Communication needs to be improved. You need to listen to your staff instead of just blaming them for the problems at the workplace.

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-07-08

    Great Canadian Gaming Response

    July 9, 2019Communications Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and customers at your gaming property, but are disappointed to learn you did not feel like you got adequate support from management. Communication is very important to us, ...

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  6. "okay"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Canadian Gaming full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice team to work with.

    Cons

    No clear directions on how to work

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-05-11

    Great Canadian Gaming Response

    May 22, 2019Communications Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed working with your team, but are disappointed to learn that you didn't feel like you received enough direction. We care deeply about our team members and take their feedback seriously. We will ...

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  7. "Decent Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Great Canadian Gaming full-time

    Pros

    Pay , friendly staff,

    Cons

    Scheduling sucks , lots of internal fighting, no human values

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-04-12

    Great Canadian Gaming Response

    May 22, 2019Communications Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed working with your team during your time at Great Canadian. We apologize that you had difficulty with your scheduling. If you have specifics you would like to discuss, please reach out to us ...

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  8. "Bad company, poor management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Great Canadian Gaming full-time

    Pros

    Better than homelessness I guess.

    Cons

    Not receiving scheduled hours, sent home early.

    Advice to Management

    Quit being jerks to your frontline employees

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-05-10

    Great Canadian Gaming Response

    May 22, 2019Communications Specialist

    We are disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy your experience at Great Canadian. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We care deeply about our team members and take their feedback seriously. If there are any specifics you would like to discuss, please reach out ...

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  9. "Slot Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Great Canadian Gaming full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for customer service job

    Cons

    Not enough staff, especially whe it's busy

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-03-28
  10. "Not the company u want to work for"

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    Former Employee - Executive Sous Chef in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Canadian Gaming full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    always busy, high turnover and fast promotion

    Cons

    Unprofessional work environment, everyone is replaceable

    Advice to Management

    Treat your people better maybe u won’t lose them.

    Great Canadian Gaming2019-03-09
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