14 Ontario Gateway Casinos Close for Two Weeks after Ransomware Attack

July 22, 2023


Canada’s Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. confirmed on Friday ,22 April that all 14 of the company’s casinos in the province of Ontario were shut down after being hit with a ransomware attack on 16 April.

On Saturday April 29, Gateway Casinos confirmed it was starting to re-open its Ontario operations. 15 other casinos in different provinces were not affected and remained open.

Incident Date

April 16, 2023



Estimated Cost

Ontario casinos shut down for 2 weeks

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified