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Barbour On Flamboro’s Future

March 22, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Executive Director Bruce Barbour today (Wednesday, March 22) told Hamilton City Council’s General Issues Committee that racing is secure at Flamboro Downs as long as a lease for gaming is in place and transfer payments are being made....read on

Slots Could Leave Flamboro

April 30, 2015:

According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., three to five companies could be selected to submit a Request For Proposal to run the slot-machine gaming operations at Flamboro Downs. Although, there is no guarantee as to how long the machines will stay in operation at the track....read on

NDP, PC Want Ontarians To Be Heard

February 26, 2013:

On Tuesday, February 26 during question period in the Ontario Legislature, Essex MPP Taras Natyshak (New Democratic Party) called on Premier Kathleen Wynne to halt the privatization of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and to give communities a say in planning casino openings....read on

Wynne Speaks On Horse Racing

February 15, 2013:

Kathleen Wynne officially addressed the province's horse racing industry in her capacity as Ontario's Premier on Thursday....read on

Hamilton Council Backs Flamboro

February 14, 2013:

On Thursday, February 14, Hamilton City Council voted unanimously that any new casino development should go to the Flamboro Downs location. But there's a catch....read on

Clark: Put It In Writing

February 13, 2013:

Amid new revelations of inconsistent statements regarding steps in the process of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan, Hamilton Councillor Brad Clark has stated...read on

OHRIA: Help Hamilton Councillors Stand Up For Flamboro

February 13, 2013:

In a letter issued Tuesday night, OHRIA President Sue Leslie echoed the calls of Hamilton city councillors to show support for expanded gaming at Flamboro Downs....read on

Councillor Calls On Horsepeople For Strong Presence

February 12, 2013:

On Monday, February 11, days before Hamilton councillors Sam Merulla and Judi Partridge introduce pro-Flamboro motions for a Flamboro Downs-related casino expansion, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. President and CEO Rod Phillips was in town to discuss the hot-button casino matter....read on

Wynne Sworn In As Ontario Premier

February 11, 2013:

On Monday, February 11, Premier-designate Kathleen Wynne was officially sworn in as Premier of Ontario during a ceremony at the provincial Legislature where she announced her executive council....read on

McMeekin, Musicians Comment On Downtown Hamilton Casino

February 9, 2013:

"Is a casino the best way, the best way in Downtown Hamilton to build a strong, healthy, vibrant, economic community? Stand alone, I don't think so."...read on

Cordish, WEG Officially Part Ways

February 6, 2013:

During the evening hours of Tuesday, February 5, numerous mainstream Toronto media outlets broke the news that the proposed and long-delayed Woodbine Live! expansion planned for Woodbine Racetrack is 'dead.' Although, the official parting of ways between the Woodbine Entertainment Group and The Cordish Company on the endeavour could prove to be a positive development for WEG in terms of actually landing its coveted 'integrated-resort' style gaming expansion....read on

Pro-Racino Entity Part Of Downtown Hamilton Casino Push

February 5, 2013:

On Monday, February 4, plans were officially unveiled for a proposed casino expansion project in Hamilton, Ont. It was confirmed during the announcement that one of the groups involved in the project is Hard Rock International, which is currently in the midst of a racino venture with an existing racetrack in Ohio....read on

Wynne To Allow Modernization Plan; Hamilton Mayor Raises Eyebrows

February 1, 2013:

After Ontario Premier-Designate Kathleen Wynne stated Thursday that she wanted jurisdictions to have some control over casino placement, she stated that she will not be halting the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan. Also, Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina has gone on the record as saying the city should use “some or even all” of its cut from the proposed downtown casino to be redirected to Flamboro Downs....read on

Wynne, OLG Not On Same Page

January 30, 2013:

Although incoming Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne has gone on the record as saying otherwise, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. representatives continue to state that the province's gaming arm will not respect municipalities' specific wishes regarding the ultimate locations of incoming casinos....read on

Abundance Of Ontario Gaming News

January 23, 2013:

Ontario gaming news continues to stream out of various provincial outlets at a torrid pace....read on


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