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A Mixed Bag Of Gaming Zone Responses

May 24, 2012:

It appears as though the 29 gaming zones outlined in the OLG's recent RFI have turned out to be proverbial lightning rods since they were unveiled last Thursday...read on

Fort Erie Officials Meet With OLG

May 2, 2012:

Officials with the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium sat down with officials from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. on Tuesday, May 1, but it has been reported that no business plan was presented in regard to the possibility of the consortium operating the now-closed slots area at the Fort Erie Race Track...read on

FELRC To Operate Fort Erie Slots?

April 27, 2012:

Fort Erie Mayor Doug Martin has said that he and members of the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium will sit down with Ontario Lottery and Gaming officials on Tuesday, May 1 to discuss a proposal which would see the FELRC take over operating duties of the slots gaming area at Fort Erie Race Track...read on

Sudbury Adopts Resolution, Urging Others

March 21, 2012:

The City of Greater Sudbury is the most recent Ontario jurisdiction to adopt the resolution against the Provincial Liberal Government's decision to cut the Ontario horse-racing industry out of the mutually-beneficial slots-at-racetracks program...read on

Martin, Fort Erie Stepping Up To Fight

March 20, 2012:

In response to the social and economic uppercut that the Ontario Liberal Government is trying to throw at the Town of Fort Erie by closing the Fort Erie Racetrack slots parlour, regional councillors are banding together and are readying for an all-out fight with the McGuinty Government. “As of tonight (Monday), no more Mr. Nice Guy,” Fort Erie Mayor Doug Martin has been quoted as saying...read on

Fort Erie Asks Towns To Unite And Save Racing Partnership

February 28, 2012:

In a letter sent today (Tuesday) to Premier Dalton McGuinty, Finance Minister Dwight Duncan as well as mayors for racetrack host municipalities across Ontario, the town of Fort Erie demands the Province of Ontario to maintain its support and commitment to the horse racing industry...read on

HBPA Fronts Money For Fort Erie Meet

January 17, 2012:

It has been reported that an agreement between the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario and the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium will lead to seven more race dates than originally anticipated at the thoroughbred border oval in 2012...read on

Conditional Dates For Fort Erie

December 20, 2011:

Further to the notice to the industry issued August 15, 2011, the director of the Ontario Racing Commission is providing notice of the conditional 2012 live and simulcast race date schedule for Fort Erie Race Track...read on

ORC Officials – How To Contact

March 8, 2011:

As part of its commitment to officiating excellence, the Ontario Racing Commission is publicizing the cell phone numbers of the panel of officials at each track...read on

Jockeys Take Stand Against Whipping Rule

July 15, 2010:

In a show of solidarity in the Fort Erie jockeys' room, on Tuesday, July 13, riders at the border oval banded together to fight a whipping suspension which was handed down to the track's leading jock, Krista Carignan...read on

Fort Erie To Reduce Number Of VLTs

January 25, 2010:

In today's 'brick and mortar' gaming environment, racetracks that are not legally allowed to host video lottery terminals at their facilities are doing all they can to get the laws changed. That is why it comes as such a surprise when a racetrack is giving machines back...read on

Fort Erie Deal Struck

December 17, 2009:

According to a report, a deal has been struck which will see racing at the Fort Erie Racetrack for thoroughbreds come under the control of a not-for-profit entity...read on

Eaves Talks Handle, Quebec, Fort Erie

December 14, 2009:

Woodbine Entertainment Group president and chief operating officer Nick Eaves joined Fan590 talk-show host Mike Hogan this morning for an on-air interview...read on

Fort Erie Proposals Announced

September 9, 2009:

On behalf of the recently-formed Fort Erie Thoroughbred Racing Consortia, the Fort Erie Economic Development and Tourism Corporation today held a press conference to outline the latest plea to provinc...read on

Consortium To Buy Fort Erie

March 12, 2009:

The Globe and Mail is reporting that a consortium that includes the Fort Erie Economic Development and Tourism Corporation has signed a letter of intent...read on


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