Industry Reports

First Nation Canadian Gaming Awards Praise Stellar Performance across the Industry

Gaming operation across Canada is able to receive recognition at special events and congregations of industry members for their excellent performance and the positive contribution to their particular field.

The 2019 Canadian Gaming Summit in Edmonton, Alberta saw a congregation of leading brands and names, highlighting the best among them with awards. The First Nation Canadian Gaming Awards awarded Casino Rama Resort leading figures among others.

First Nations are known for their business sense further solidified by their tribal casino venue operation. Casino Rama Resort is the only casino complex overseen by a First Nations band in Ontario making it a rather special one.

It is associated not only with casino operation, but also with its live entertainment offerings featuring worldwide famous musicians and bands. Tribal gaming is able to be a breath of fresh air to the local field, evident by the recognition it receives.

Tribal Casino Field Flourishes

The annual First Nation Canadian Gaming Awards take place for the 10th consecutive time and its main goal is to give recognition to individuals that have achieved more in the past twelve months. Casino locations across Canada were eyed as the arenas where potential winners could be found.

Casino Rama Resort overseen by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment was among the tribal casino venue that received recognition for two of its leaders. Robert Commanda, Lead Gaming Technician at the premium casino resort and Lise Kwekkeboom, Director, Marketing Services bagged awards during the live awards show.

It happened at the 2019 Canadian Gaming Summit in Edmonton this week. Mr. Commanda received recognition with the Gaming Employee of the Year Award highlighting his contribution to the casino team and Ontario’s gaming field. He has been part of Casino Rama Resort’s structure for the past over 18 years.

This time has taught him everything there is to know about slot machines used on a day-to-day basis not only at the casino venue but across the province. As a result of his dedication to the work and the efforts he puts in it whenever the need arises, the casino floor runs smoothly and his award is well-deserved.

Efforts Receive Recognition

The second individual that received recognition at the annual First Nations Awards show was the Marketing Services Director, Mrs. Kwekkeboom. She bagged the Gaming Leadership Award for her contribution over the past 15 years at Casino Rama Resort. What is crucial for a team leader is to keep an eye at the team at all times and promote a good organization that optimizes every process.

Mr. Kwekkeboom has proven her worth to the company on multiple occasions through her leadership. Various projects have achieved stellar performance as a result of her guidance and communication. As for the Annual First Nation Canadian Gaming Awards, they offered the opportunity of recognition and appraisal for those individuals that have boosted forward casino operation across the country.

Nominations for the special congregation that took place this week were supposed to be submitted before April 15 this year. Following the submission period deadline, the Canadian Gaming Awards Selection Committee had to review each and every one of them and pick the most accomplished among them.