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Can WEG Still Get A Casino?

June 11, 2013:

After last week's surprising turn of events that placed Rideau Carleton Raceway back into the race as the preferred spot for casino expansion in Ottawa, questions continue to swirl around whether Woodbine Racetrack is completely out of the race for full casino expansion in Toronto....read on

Report: OLG Payments To Tracks

June 3, 2013:

A report by The Globe and Mail has stated some details regarding payments from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. to Ontario racetracks....read on

WEG Wants Status Issue Dealt With

May 17, 2013:

Both the firing of OLG Chair Paul Godfrey and the cancellation of Toronto City Council's May 21 vote regarding casino expansion has left the Woodbine Entertainment Group with unanswered questions regarding the status of Woodbine Racetrack as it relates to gaming expansion....read on

Eaves Discusses GTA Casino Expansion

May 7, 2013:

Both the Ontario horse racing industry and members of the Greater Toronto Area have May 21 circled on their calendars, as that is the date that Toronto City Council will be voting on the polarizing casino expansion issue. And although the Woodbine Entertainment Group has said that it is officially neutral on the issue of downtown casino expansion specifically, WEG CEO Nick Eaves has taken the chance to say that Council's decision and that of neighbouring municipalities is pivotal in regard to the future of Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Milton Meeting On Horse Racing

April 9, 2013:

On Wednesday night the Nassagaweya Community Consultation Committee will be hosting a public meeting to discuss how the horse racing industry is moving forward with its government-led transitional program....read on

Holmes: Vaughan Casino Would Have "Devastating" Impact

March 25, 2013:

Jane Holmes, vice president of Corporate Affairs for the Woodbine Entertainment Group, has gone on the record in regard to the City of Vaughan being added to the 'C1' gaming zone within the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s gaming modernization plan....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

Mayor Ford Attends Consultation Meeting

January 15, 2013:

Monday's public casino consultation session regarding casino expansion in Toronto featured a little bit of everything --- Mayor Rob Ford, those both for and against the proposals, and a man dressed in a Darth Vader outfit....read on

Pro-WEG Motion In Etobicoke Council

November 7, 2012:

Representatives from the Woodbine Entertainment Group have not been resting on their laurels since addressing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's Executive Committee on Monday....read on

WEG Addresses Toronto's Executive Committee

November 5, 2012:

On Monday, November 5, representatives from the Woodbine Entertainment Group addressed the City of Toronto's Executive Committee. The move by WEG is an effort to retain and expand gaming offerings at Woodbine Racetrack, and to get the committee to understand what current and expanded gaming at the grand raceway means to the city....read on

Eaves: The Stakes Are High

October 27, 2012:

As Woodbine Racetrack prepares to host North America’s biggest night of harness racing, Nick Eaves, the track’s President and CEO, is calling on the industry’s many participants to help Woodbine secure the long-term future of horse racing in Canada’s largest city....read on

WEG Seeks Your Help

October 22, 2012:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group is encouraging supporters of having expanded casino gaming at Woodbine Racetrack to sign petitions or pen letters which will be delivered Monday, November 5 during a scheduled City of Toronto Executive Committee meeting....read on

Possible Mohawk Expansion Passes Hurdles

May 25, 2012:

It has been reported that Milton Township, home to Mohawk Racetrack, has recently approved a zoning amendment that will clear the way for the Campbellville raceway to drive on with its long-proposed expansion, which operators are hoping will include expanded gaming...read on

Ontario Gaming News Keeps Coming

May 15, 2012:

Toronto City Council Executive Committee determined on Monday, May 14 that further discussion surrounding casino expansion in the city will be pushed back until roughly October. The move flushed out Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's uneasiness with the matter, as he was quoted as saying, "I just don't want to lose it (a casino) to Mississauga or Markham."...read on

Holmes: Woodbine Could Close If GTA Casino Goes Elsewhere

May 14, 2012:

"If the slots were removed from Woodbine you would see the end of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto."...read on


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