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Sonco Gaming Inc., founded in 1995, is a company engaged in the ownership, operation, and development of gaming properties.  It has and continues to be active in joint ventures with major multi-national gaming/entertainment companies, Aboriginal groups and First Nations, and other interested parties.



Sonco was the developer of and project manager for the very successful Great Blue Heron Charity Casino, which opened in 1996 on the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation in Ontario.  For this project, Sonco was responsible for negotiating the “partnering” with the relevant First Nation; overseeing the hiring and managing of architects, designers and construction managers; obtaining zoning and relevant permits; negotiating leases; and setting up the property management infrastructure. 

Sonco was the project manager and developer for the Grey Eagle Casino which opened on December 19, 2007 and is located on the Tsuu T’ina Nation, a First Nation located adjacent to the City of Calgary.  An affiliated company operates the Grey Eagle Casino on behalf of Tsuu T’ina.

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Sonco’s principal, Michael Novac, who is a seasoned professional with many years experience in all sectors of property management and development, is a Director and Sonco is a partner of the organization which operates the Casino. 



On May 8, 2008, Sonco was selected as the Successful Proponent for the New Brunswick Destination Casino Project.  Sonco, along with its partners,  developed, constructed, financed,  and operates a first-class gaming and entertainment complex in Moncton (Magnetic Hill), NB, the first of its kind in New Brunswick. The Casino New Nouveau Brunswick Complex consists of a casino with 500 slot machines, 20 tables, 8 poker tables, high limit room, food & beverage facilities;

a 126-room hotel with spa and fitness facilities, and the Centre, a multi-purpose entertainment /convention facility.  The casino opened on May 4, 2010 and the official ribbon-cutting for the Complex was held on June 23, 2010.  For more information about Casino New Nouveau Brunswick including hotel reservations and amenities and booking tickets for events at the Centre, please visit the Complex website by clicking on this link.

Grey Eagle Casino — Calgary, AB



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Official Sod-Turning—Grey Eagle Hotel and Entertainment Centre— September 18, 2012

(L to R) Michael Novac, President—Sonco;

Chief Sandford Big Plume—Tsuu T’ina Nation, Darrell CrowchildTsuu T’ina Nation


On September 18, 2012, a sod-turning ceremony was held to launch the major expansion of  Grey Eagle CasinoIn addition to an expansion of the casino itself, a 178-room, 4 1/2 star hotel and a 2,000 seat entertainment centre are currently under construction.  Sonco is partnering with the Tsuu T’ina Nation on this exciting project as well as with NORR Limited (Architects/Interior Design)  and Marco (General Contractor).

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