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New Mayor Wants Slots Returned

November 10, 2014:

Incoming Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop has let it be known that he thinks the Province of Ontario should be doing more to keep the Fort Erie Race Track viable and that slot-machine gaming should be re-introduced at the historic border oval for Thoroughbreds....read on

Soft Launch Coming For PlayOLG.ca

November 4, 2014:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has announced that eligible members of OLG’s Winner’s Circle Rewards program will be invited to participate in a short-term, soft launch of the OLG’s new internet gaming site, PlayOLG.ca, before it becomes available to legal-aged Ontarians in the coming weeks....read on

Delay To Help Integrate Racing

October 31, 2014:

The OLG has announced via release that the previous deadline for the RFPQ was November 6, 2014, but that applicants now have until April 30, 2015 to provide the provincial lottery corporation with RFPQ submissions....read on

Kingston Casino Plans Abandoned

October 29, 2014:

On Tuesday, October 28 in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park, Finance Minister Charles Sousa said that the provincial government will abandon its plans to relocate the Thousand Island Casino from Gananoque to Kingston....read on

OLG Bidders Revealed?

October 17, 2014:

According to a report, three bidders are in the running to become the service provider to operate specific areas of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s lucrative lottery business....read on

OLG Announces 'NHL® LOTTO'

October 7, 2014:

A day after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced a new electronic 50/50 raffle system for use during Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs home games, the OLG has now announced that it is teaming up with the National Hockey League to offer ‘NHL® LOTTO’, an instant, in-store game which also features an evening lotto draw....read on

Casino Workers Unionize

September 26, 2014:

It has been reported that workers at the OLG Casino Point Edward have voted in favour of unionization....read on

Racing-Gaming Integration Update

September 26, 2014:

"I look forward to the future. I think the right people are sitting at the table to move this forward now, and the cooperation is there."...read on

Decision In Favour Of Breeders

September 25, 2014:

Lawyers representing a group of Ontario Standardbred breeders and lawyers for the Ontario Government were in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Guelph on Tuesday, September 23....read on

Province Commits To Fort Erie

September 25, 2014:

During a press event on Wednesday, September 24 at the Fort Erie Race Track, Jeff Leal, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, stated that the Ontario Government will commit to at least 37 dates of live Thoroughbred racing at the border oval for the track’s 2015 season....read on

Horsemen Applaud Purse Bonuses

September 13, 2014:

Some of Ontario's top horsemen have offered comment on Friday's announcement regarding the projected $700,000 in purse bonuses set to be added for next year's two-year-olds....read on

Boost For Ontario's Standardbreds

September 12, 2014:

Today, in advance of the Fall Standardbred sales, the Ontario Racing Commission is pleased to announce revisions to the 2015 Standardbred Improvement Program....read on

Not-For-Profit Talks In Sudbury

September 8, 2014:

Preliminary discussions have taken place regarding the creation of a not-for-profit entity to rent Sudbury Downs from the MacIsaac family and operate live Standardbred racing at the northern Ontario track....read on

Update: Bidding War At OLG?

September 8, 2014:

It was announced today (Monday, September 8) that the Ontario Government is seeking a service provider to operate specific areas of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s lucrative lottery business....read on

Bally Technologies, Inc. Reaches Deal

September 4, 2014:

On Wednesday, September 3, Bally Technologies, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. ‘to provide the central casino gaming system solution throughout the province.’...read on


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