Leading Canadian casino operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has announced the internal promotion of Queenie Wong to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1st, 2022.
Gateway is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada, with 26 gaming properties in British Columbia and Ontario and two additional properties in Edmonton, Alberta.
This portfolio encompasses 6,500 employees, almost 13,000 slot machines, 365 table games, 900 bingo seats and 79 food and beverage outlets.
Queenie Wong, who will continue to report directly to CEO, Tony Santo, has been employed by Gateway since 2011, previously serving as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer and Senior VP of Finance. She has been integral to facilitating the major growth of Gateway by working seamlessly with internal finance and accounting teams along with external stakeholders and investors. Ms. Wong has been instrumental in several strategic growth transactions including the acquisition of Playtime Gaming, which added six properties to the company’s portfolio, the successful expansion into Ontario that now includes 12 properties and the completion of company’s refinancing in October 2021.
“Queenie’s leadership has been instrumental in facilitating Gateway’s growth across the Company’s portfolio of properties and new developments, as well as being a strategic leader throughout the Covid-19 recovery period,” said Tony Santo.