UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 19 January 2018 17:00

A Leeds based super casino is delighted to announce its first birthday anniversary and will be running a treasure hunt event to mark the occasion.

On Friday 26th of January, Victoria Gate Casino is celebrating its first year in business by hosting a golden ticket treasure hunt across the city centre.

The treasure hunt will feature 50 golden tickets, inside golden envelopes, placed in various locations around Leeds city centre between 12pm and 2pm. Each golden ticket will be numbered and corresponds to a prize that is redeemable upon presentation at Victoria Gate Casino. Clues on the locations of the golden tickets will be posted across Victoria Gate Casino’s social media channels on the day.

The prizes on offer include meal for two vouchers in the casino’s glamourous V restaurant, cocktail vouchers for use in the Victoria Gate Casino champagne and cocktail bar, Curve. As well as a range of other prizes including beer buckets and afternoon tea. One lucky winner will be awarded a main cash prize worth hundreds of pounds.

Since opening in January 2017, Victoria Gate Casino has earned the reputation as the super casino of the north, with three floors of bars, dining and gaming opportunities. The casino has the most extensive selection of slots and electronic gaming in the north of England and features a dedicated poker room and live betting experience.

In addition to the numerous gaming opportunities, the casino offers its guests the chance to relax in its two bars, Curve and Live bar, and also features the biggest sports screen in Leeds. Victoria Gate Casino’s on-site V Restaurant offers a luxury dining experience with dishes designed to impress served all day.

Victoria Gate Casino has also arranged for a glamorous hostess in an eight-foot cocktail glass to be positioned on Briggate, interacting and engaging with local shoppers. The hostess, alongside promotional staff, will be informing the public about the ongoing treasure hunt as well as handing out invites to the casino’s birthday party which will be held on Saturday 27th January at the casino.

The birthday party will feature music from Head Over Heels and DJ Fozz and guests will be joined by a group of stilt walkers and magicians on arrival. There will also be glitter face painters and a photo booth to add to the party mood.

Party-goers will receive a casino goodie bag as well opportunities to take part in an array of competitions on the night. There will also be complimentary fizz and canapes on arrival for the first 200 guests from 7pm and an extended happy hour from 5pm to 9pm.

Patrick Noakes, Managing Director of Victoria Gate Casino commented:

“We are delighted to be celebrating our first birthday anniversary and toasting to what has been a brilliant year in business for the casino. From our home in the city centre we have seen a really positive reception from the people of Leeds and welcomed thousands of gamers and diners over the past 12 months. We look forward to our continued success over 2018 and building our reputation as the north’s premier casino – offering an unrivalled gaming and entertainment experience”

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Victoria Gate Casino is operated by Global Gaming Ventures (GGV) under a licence awarded by Leeds City Council in 2013. The council was granted the authority to award a large casino licence after a successful bid to government in 2006. GGV is privately-owned and funded by a leading US private equity firm.