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Expanded Gaming Closer For Woodbine

March 31, 2015:

After receiving approval from the Toronto Executive committee last week, the Toronto City Council formally passed a motion on Tuesday to study expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Nick Eaves Profiled

March 31, 2015:

On the last day of Nick Eaves’ tenure as president and CEO of the Woodbine Entertainment Group, the Toronto Sun has published a profile piece on Eaves titled ‘Woodbine chief Nick Eaves steps down after revitalizing horse racing in Ontario.’...read on

Toronto To Craft Expansion Report

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, the City of Toronto’s executive committee voted in favour of allowing city manager Joseph P. Pennachetti to assemble a report in regard to a potential gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Possible Woodbine Expansion Profiled

March 16, 2015:

The possibility of casino and entertainment expansion at Woodbine Racetrack has been profiled in a piece by the Toronto Star....read on

Woodbine Expansion Talks Underway

March 11, 2015:

Toronto Mayor John Tory is open for renewed discussions regarding casino expansion at Woodbine Racetrack if the plans involve an entertainment destination, according to a report....read on

Bill C-290 Quagmire Examined

January 28, 2015:

The Toronto Star has run an article explaining the current situation surrounding Bill C-290, the piece of single-game sports wagering legislation that was passed by the House and entered the Senate in early 2012 before stalling significantly....read on

OHRIA Thanks Eaves, Welcomes Lawson

January 19, 2015:

On Monday, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) issued a statement thanking Nick Eaves, outgoing President and CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Group, for his dedication to the province's horse racing industry....read on

Nick Eaves Stepping Down

January 15, 2015:

On Thursday, January 15, the Woodbine Entertainment Group issued a press release announcing that its president and CEO, Nick Eaves, will be leaving the company on March 31, 2015....read on

Eaves: Positive Momentum Into 2015

December 12, 2014:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have said that the Canadian racetrack operator is heading into 2015 with positive momentum, even though it did see a slight dip in its overall 2014 handle on its live Thoroughbred product....read on

Successful Pilot Project Now Complete

October 24, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the successful completion of the Horses Offering People Encouragement (HOPE) pilot project....read on

Charity Challenge Winner Announced

September 25, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that ‘Pathways to Education Rexdale’ is the winner of WEG’s recent ‘Woodbine Cares Week Charity Challenge,’ which was part of the racetrack operator’s ‘Woodbine Cares Week.’...read on

WEG Hosts Local PanAm Summer Games

July 16, 2014:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced on Wednesday that in the spirit of the 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Parapan American Games, it will partner with P4K Hub Rexdale Community Health Centre to host a 'Rexdale Summer Games' event at Woodbine Racetrack on July 28....read on

TSN, WEG Ink Broadcast Deal

June 6, 2014:

On Friday, June 6, TSN announced a new multi-year deal with the Woodbine Entertainment Group that will see Canada’s Sports Leader broadcast every race from the Canadian Triple Crown series as well as the country's richest harness race, the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Eaves Discusses ‘Historical Racing’

April 16, 2014:

"Thankfully, a lot of people, including the panel and [Ontario Horse Racing] more recently, are still talking about [‘Historical Racing’] being one of the products that could be an important piece of expanding the product mix and generating new revenue."...read on

Eaves Opens Up

April 9, 2014:

Woodbine Entertainment Group President and CEO Nick Eaves has opened up in regard to the cancellation of the Slots-at-Racetracks program, the Province’s new funding agreement, and the future of the Ontario horse racing industry....read on


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