Surrey is a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is a member municipality of Metro Vancouver, the governing body of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. While Surrey is the largest city by area in the Greater Vancouver, it is the province’s third largest city by area, after Abbotsford and Prince George, and second-largest city by population after the city of Vancouver.
Surrey’s Economy and Gaming Industry
Surrey is one of the largest industrial centers within British Columbia, with a burgeoning high technology, clean energy, advanced manufacturing, health, education, agriculture, and arts sector.
British Columbia’s economy is largely resource-based. It is the endpoint of transcontinental railways, and the site of major Pacific ports that enable international trade. As such, one of the main sources of income of BC province is pegged on the British Columbia entertainment and gaming industry. To attest to this, plenty of gaming and entertainment hubs have been established throughout the region, from small gaming hubs, to full blown casino gaming centers.
The Popular Racino Center at Surrey City
There is one large Surrey casino and entertainment hub within the city: Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino. As its name implies, this gaming and betting center is a combined casino and race track, in one – a racino. A racino is a combined race track and casino. In some cases, the gambling is limited to slot machines, but many locations are beginning to include table games such as blackjack, poker, and roulette. One such casino in Surrey, BC is the Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino.
There are actually 12 live poker tables, at present, at Fraser Downs, and generally for the entire city of Surrey. Nevertheless, reports have been received that this casino gaming hub is currently undergoing huge upgrades and expansion. Currently, there are a total of more than 400 game machines and slot machines, and 10 table games, all of which could be enjoyed by the city’s visitors, tourists, and avid casino players.
The race track at Fraser Downs, Surrey, mainly features harness racing action at its finest.