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Vaughan To Discuss Casino Next Week

May 23, 2013:

It has been reported that the City of Vaughan will reassess its position on the topic of casino expansion next week....read on

Rest Of GTA Ponders Casino Expansion

May 22, 2013:

With Tuesday's unexpected vote by Toronto City Council that Woodbine Racetrack will not be allowed to undergo casino gaming expansion, the topic of casino expansion in the Greater Toronto Area now shifts to the raceway's neighbouring municipalities....read on

WEG Shocked And Disappointed

May 21, 2013:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) is disappointed with today’s vote by Toronto City Council against expanded gaming at Woodbine, which threatens the province’s entire horse racing industry. Now, WEG is looking forward to working with the Premier, her staff, the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel and the new Acting Chair of the OLG to seek a solution....read on

Council Votes Against Woodbine Casino Expansion; Eaves Reacts

May 21, 2013:

On Tuesday, May 21, Toronto City Council voted by a count of 24-20 to support a motion introduced by Councillor Mike Layton to oppose expanding the current gaming offerings at Woodbine Racetrack....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

Do T.O.'s Neighbours Want A Casino?

January 24, 2013:

In his on-air interview with Global Television earlier this week, MGM's Jim Murren specifically stated that if the City of Toronto opts to not embrace full-blown downtown casino expansion, many of its neighbouring municipalities would jump at the chance. Based solely on information that has been made public to this point, Murren's perception of the situation doesn't appear to be entirely accurate....read on

Standardbred Canada Building For Sale

October 10, 2012:

Standardbred Canada has announced that it has listed its building, in Mississauga, Ont., for sale. The association, which originally purchased the building at 2150 Meadowvale Blvd. in 1991, will look at relocating to a facility that better suits its current needs....read on

McCallion Ambivalent On Mississauga Casino?

June 15, 2012:

According to multiple reports, it appears as though Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion has turned rather ambivalent regarding the possibility of casino expansion within the city's borders....read on

Mississauga Mayor Scoffs At Casino Talk; OLG Eyeing Woodbine?

June 7, 2012:

The Ontario Liberal Government's desires to plop a major casino down in the Greater Toronto Area are getting tougher and tougher as the days go by. Staunch Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion is the latest leader to be extremely skeptical in regard to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s craving to erect a massive casino complex in the GTA....read on

City Offers Update On 'Woodbine Live!'

May 8, 2012:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group's planned expansion for Woodbine Racetrack, Woodbine Live!, has drawn the attention of multiple mainstream media publications after an update from a Toronto City Manager has essentially brought a status report to the public...read on

More GTA Casino Competition

April 19, 2012:

On a day in which it was announced that construction is expected to begin "shortly" on Woodbine Live!, the City of Mississauga, just across the border from Woodbine Racetrack, has officially thrown its hat in to the ring in an effort to land expanded gaming locations...read on

Weaver Loves Canadian Harness Racing

January 3, 2012:

Standardbred Canada would like to congratulate Sydney Weaver of Acton, Ont., the winner of the 'I Love Canadian Harness Racing' Fan Club’s VIP O’Brien Awards package...read on

What Do Zeron, 'JYD' Have In Common?

January 28, 2011:

Scott Zeron has quickly become well know as a driver that can get it done over the track. Jerome 'The Junkyard Dog' Williams was a fierce rebounder under the cylinder during his days in the NBA. What do the two have in common? Well, just hours before the O'Brien Awards the duo will...read on


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