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Ontario Gaming Modernization News

January 27, 2015:

A handful of news items regarding the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s modernization efforts have been reported in the mainstream media as of late....read on

OLG Extends GTA RFPQ

March 4, 2014:

On Monday, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) provided two separate procurement notifications....read on

OLG Releases Remaining Gaming RFPQs

December 12, 2013:

On Thursday, December 12, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launched the remaining Requests for Pre-Qualification (RFPQs) for gaming....read on

Comparing SARP To Resort Casinos

May 21, 2013:

Steve Buist of The Hamilton Spectator has written an article that compares the financial productivity of Ontario's destination casinos to the former slots-at-racetracks program. His report finds that four of the resort-casinos have lost a combined $360 million in the last six years. On the other hand, Ontario's 17 racinos and six smaller charity casinos returned $5.6 billion in profits over the last six fiscal years....read on

Province's New Hosting Fee Formula

May 21, 2013:

Ontario's Ministry of Finance has released the updated hosting-fee formula for municipalities that play host to an Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. gaming facility....read on

Are Casinos "Fickle Businesses"?

March 1, 2013:

As the Ontario government looks to expand gaming through the modernization strategy of the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp., doubts continue to be cast on just how financially lucrative this strategy will be for both the government and the host municipalities....read on

Liberal MPP Stands Up For Racing

April 18, 2012:

On Tuesday, April 17 in Toronto's Queen's Park Legislature, Liberal MPP Kim Craitor (Niagara Falls) stood up for both his convictions and those of many of his constituents when he read petitions into record in support of Ontario's horse-racing industry...read on

Single-Game Sports Wagering Coming?

September 29, 2011:

On Wednesday, September 28, Joe Comartin, M.P. Windsor Tecumseh, introduced an Act to Amend the Criminal Code in the House of Commons to permit single-event sports wagering in Canada...read on

Important Lewiston/Niagara Falls Border Info

March 2, 2011:

On March 1, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that United States Customs will not allow any animal shipments to enter the U.S. without appointment with the port veterinarian at Lewiston/Niagara Falls, New York port of entry for vet inspection...read on


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