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Drake Accuses Casino of Racial Profiling

Drake Accuses Casino of Racial Profiling

As the Vancouver Sun reports, some of Champagne Papi's 50 million Instagram followers came to his defence, lambasting the casino for its alleged treatment of the rapper by leaving awful reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor.

And the news didn't sit well with Drizzy's fans, who took to Instagram in droves to bash the casino.

Jtrojnar227 speculated that the casino's, 'Business ruined, L from papi'.

Musician Drake said he was blocked from gambling at luxury resort Parq Vancouver's casino Friday night and is blaming "profiling" by the venue.

"Parq Vancouver takes these matters very seriously".

Just over five hours later at 5:30 PM, Parq issued a second statement that addressed the racial profiling claims.

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The casino earlier said it had reached out to the Drake and his team and hoped to have a "productive conservation to resolve this issue".

Parq Vancouver said it stands against racism and it's operating under new complicated gambling regulations.

The tour continues in Edmonton, Canada with two shows at Rogers Place on November 6 and 7 and a show in St. Louis, Missouri on November 10. Still, the situation doesn't seem to have earned the casino any favor.

Whether the casino's refusal of service was racially motivated, as Drake claims, or all a misunderstanding, it's pretty obvious that they picked the wrong person to rile up.

"Mr champagne don't fw u", one commenter wrote, while a particularly enthusiastic Drake fan added: "Don't EVER disrespect the BIGGEST man in entertainment". According to the employee, a new rule requiring the source of funds to be proven may have been the reason the musician was blocked from the casino.

Fans have also left negative reviews referencing Drake on the Parq Vancouver Yelp page. "We are committed to providing a safe, secure and enjoyable experience for all". The entrance to Parq Vancouver. Parq y'all did this to yourself lol.


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