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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 December 16, 2021

 CONTACT: Catherine Lewis, Maverick Gaming, (253) 355-4099, catherine.lewis@maverickgaming.com

Maverick Cares To Provide 4,000 Holiday Meal Kits to Families in Need

Holiday meal packages include: Turkey or Ham, Green Beans, Corn, Mac & Cheese, Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie and Dinner Rolls

Maverick Cares thanks its local partners for helping families in need in 2021

For its fourth and final major event of 2021, Maverick Cares next week will be supplying 4,000 families with holiday meal packages – each care package feeds a family of four. The holiday meal packages include: Turkey or Ham, Green Beans, Corn, Mac & Cheese, Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie and Dinner Rolls

WHEN: Wednesday December 22, 3PM-7PM. The packages are distributed via a voucher system conducted with the support of Maverick Cares partners. Each family will have received a voucher in advance to exchange for a meal kit the day of the event at participating Maverick Gaming locations across the state from 3 PM to 7 PM on November 23. To learn more about previous Maverick Cares community events, you may access media coverage and details on its website.

WHERE: Participating Maverick Gaming locations include: Crazy Moose Casino (Mountlake Terrace), Silver Dollar Casino (Bothell/Mill Creek), Caribbean Casino (Kirkland), Great American Casino (Everett), Great American Casino (Lakewood), Roman Casino (Seattle), Great American Casino (Tukwila), Silver Dollar Casino (Renton), Silver Dollar Casino (SeaTac), Crazy Moose Casino (Pasco), Caribbean Casino (Yakima), Coyote Bob’s Casino (Kennewick).

“Even during the ongoing pandemic, the end of a year should be a time for reflection and celebration,” said Maverick CEO and co-founder Eric Persson. “That’s why our team is working hard to make the holidays a little easier for families in need across local communities in our state. I thank all of our partners for helping with not just this event, but every effort that we have been proud to host in 2021.”

This is the fourth Maverick Cares event in 2021. In November, the employee-led effort worked with local partners to distribute Thanksgiving meal kits to local families in need. In August, Maverick Cares and its partners provided 8,000 backpacks filled with school supplies and in March, the organization partnered with business and non-profits to distribute meal kits and educational field trip vouchers to 16,000 local K-12 students.

All Maverick Cares events are held in accordance with public health requirements to uphold safety during the pandemic. Members of the media are welcome to attend the event.

Additional charitable efforts by Maverick Cares since its inception in 2019 include an employee-driven donation to Toys for Tots during the 2019 holiday season and over 61,000 free meals for the 4th of July, Thanksgiving, and the December holidays in 2020.

Maverick Gaming currently employs more than 2,000 team members in Washington State and intends to invest $500 million in licensed card rooms and planned entertainment developments across the state.

At the core of Maverick Gaming’s Responsible Gambling approach is its ‘self-exclusion’ policy, which gives self-identified problem gamblers opportunity to avoid risking their wallets and their well-being. Washington passed a law requiring the State Gambling Commission to finalize a self-exclusion system this year, but Maverick Gaming implemented centralized self-exclusion statewide long before it was required, restricting access to problem gamblers in all its card rooms.

About Maverick Cares

Maverick Cares is a ‘good neighbor’ program of Maverick Gaming that is managed by its team members. The program is a hallmark of Maverick Gaming’s commitment to the communities in which it operates, and the value of supporting the contributions that each of its teammates can give to their community. Maverick Cares is made possible by partnerships with local community and business leaders where it operates. For more information, please visit Maverick Cares.

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