Great Blue Heron Casino Once Again Named One of GTA’s Top Employers

Great Blue Heron Casino Once Again Named One of GTA’s Top Employers

The Great Blue Heron Casino is thrilled to announce that it has been named one of the GTA’s Top Employers for 2018 in a special supplement in the Toronto edition of The Globe and Mail. This is the casino’s third consecutive win.

The Greater Toronto’s Top Employer award is a prestigious award sponsored by the Globe and Mail and Mediacorp, which is earned through an annual competition recognizing excellence in a number of categories. The GTA is the largest of the regional competitions across Canada rivalling the national list for its competitive nature.

“Great Blue Heron Casino is excited to be recognized for the 3rd year in a row for such a prestigious award, we feel an obligation to provide a healthy and productive workplace for all of our staff and are thrilled to be recognized for those efforts” said Arnold Block, CEO and GM. Block also notes that “Great Blue Heron is one of the largest employers in Durham Region, with a full-service compliment of staff”.

The Great Blue Heron Casino is located in Port Perry, Ontario, just one-hour northeast of Toronto and an easy 30-40 minute drive from Markham, Oshawa, Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Peterborough and Lindsay.

Guests can enjoy an extensive mix of 60 thrilling table games and 535 of the newest and most exciting slot machines around. The Great Blue Heron offers guests a number of dining outlets including the award-winning Waters Edge Buffet Restaurant.

The Great Blue Heron Casino is managed by the Great Blue Heron Gaming Company, a partnership comprised of Casinos Austria International, the Steiner Group and Sonco Gaming.

The Great Blue Heron Casino is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information visit our website at or call 1-888-294-3766.

Great Blue Heron Casino…We have a winner!

Suzi Taylor – 905-985-4888 x 4388
Marketing Coordinator, Great Blue Heron Casino



About us

Located just east of Port Perry, the Great Blue Heron Casino & Hotel is a unique space featuring separate table and slot areas that provide guests with an intimate, yet exciting gaming environment. From the newest blockbuster slot games and classic favourites, to live table game action! Our brand new hotel features 116 guest rooms steps away from the casino. Open 24/7 every day of the year.

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