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Clarification To Be Considered In U.S.

March 4, 2015:

In response to efforts spearheaded by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and horse racing’s advocates within the federal government, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) yesterday (Tuesday, March 3) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Public Hearing (Notice) that opens the door to the possible addition of pari-mutuel gambling winnings to updated reporting and withholding requirements being developed for bingo, keno, and slot machine players....read on

MB Online Gaming Short Of Projection

January 9, 2014:

It has been reported that the online gaming website that the province of Manitoba is currently missing its projected revenue targets....read on

Horse Racing Bingo Site Relaunches

November 1, 2013:

It has been reported that Churchill Downs Inc. has relaunched its online gaming website featuring bingo gaming with game outcomes based on results from real-life horse races....read on

T.O. Council Passes E-Bingo Measure

July 19, 2013:

On Thursday, July 18, Toronto City Council voted 35-6 in favour of allowing bingo halls to offer electronic bingo. It has been reported that the measure was passed even though the city 'will likely' see a $70,000 loss in annual revenue from the move....read on

McNaughton, Skelly Address Media At Flamboro

May 31, 2013:

Progressive Conservative MPP Monte McNaughton and PC candidate Donna Skelly addressed the media outside of Flamboro Downs on Friday (May 31). McNaughton, while speaking of the PC plan for horse racing and gaming in Ontario, said that his party would put an end to the OLG's "empire-building plan" for 29 casinos across the province....read on

Ontario's Big Gamble

February 25, 2013:

Sun News Network has examined the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming plan in a special three-part series, and what could be the most contentious strategy item is still yet to hit the province....read on

Ed James: "Take Your Pick"

February 23, 2013:

"As a citizen of Ontario I would like a question answered: who is governing Ontario? Take your pick. 1. The Liberal Government, The OLG - Paul Godfrey, U.S. Casino Operators; 2. The OLG - Paul Godfrey, U.S. Casino Operators, The Liberal Government; 3. U.S. Casino Operators, The OLG - Paul Godfrey, The Liberal Government."...read on

Comparing Slots And 'Break-Open' Machines

January 14, 2013:

With focus having been thrust on 'break-open ticket' machines in Ontario in recent weeks, one reporter has travelled to both Delta Bingo and Kawartha Downs in the Peterborough area to note the differences in the machines....read on

Burgess Letter To Liberal Candidates

January 9, 2013:

"I recently visited Delta Bingo to inspect the imitation slot machines now in operation there. The Delta Bingo staff, when asked about the availability of slot machines proudly directed me right to these imitation machines."...read on

Exclusive: The Ugly Truth Behind The OLG Bingo Expansion

January 3, 2013:

Trot Magazine editor Darryl Kaplan offers his take on the truth behind the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's Modernization strategy and bingo expansion plan....read on

$893 Million To Bingo Operators?

November 14, 2012:

While speaking to the Canadian Club of Toronto on Tuesday, Rod Phillips, President and CEO of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, spoke glowingly about the OLG’s Modernization plan. In doing so, he has revealed the staggering amount he expects Ontario’s Bingo Operators to take home as part of the Modernization strategy....read on

Oakville Balks At Bingo

September 7, 2012:

It has been reported that the Town of Oakville has decided to 'hold off' on signing the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s Charitable Gaming Centre Agreement after Councillors explained that existing language in the agreement could pave the way for slot machines and video lottery terminals being installed in the bingo hall without the town's approval....read on

New Bingo Hall Blocks From Woodstock Raceway?

September 6, 2012:

A City Council meeting tonight (Thursday, September 6) at 7:00 p.m., which is open to the public, could pave the way for a new bingo facility to be located in Woodstock, Ont., less than two kilometres from Woodstock Raceway. Under the OLG's modernization strategy that could mean the eventual approval of 'slot-like' machines in walking distance from the current track....read on

“High Hopes” For Ontario’s Bingo Operators

July 17, 2012:

While thousands of horsepeople, service providers and employees of Kawartha Downs wonder about the future of the racetrack, the new owners of Peterborough’s Delta Bingo have “high hopes” for the future and are investing in major renovations at their facility....read on

Province Reacts To Eaves' Comments

June 22, 2012:

In a time when Ontario is facing a ballooning deficit and growing unemployment numbers, the Provincial Liberal Government is positioning itself to potentially line the pockets of U.S. casino operators and local bingo-hall owners under its utterly illogical gaming modernization plan....read on


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