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Rapper Drake Reportedly Refused Service At Vancouver Casino

Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Accuses Parq Casino Of "Profiling"


After a performance at the Rogers Arena for his Aubrey & the Three Migos Tour, Canadian rapper Drake decided to blow off some steam at a nearby Vancouver casino. But according to a now-deleted Instagram post, the three-time Grammy Award winner may not have been able to place a single bet.

“Parq Casino is the worst run business I have ever witnessed… profiling me and not allowing me to gamble when I had everything they originally asked me for.”

It is unclear what Drake meant by “profiling,” but the casino did not deny the allegations, instead responding with a statement saying they were trying to reach out to Drake and were actively investigating the incident.

The downtown Vancouver casino later issued an apology.

“You may be aware of a situation at our casino last night. On behalf of Parq Vancouver we would like to apologize for the experience our customer had. We are operating in one of the most complex, highly regulated industries and are always looking to better our communication and customer service. We are constantly improving our communications process to ensure that these new regulations are better understood by all guests. We categorically stand against racism of any kind. We are committed to providing a safe, secure and enjoyable experience for all.”

Parq Vancouver Casino is a 72,000 sq. ft. property with 600 slot machines, 75 table games, and a poker room.

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