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Ontario Racing Webinar Info Posted

October 19, 2016:

The information presented by Ontario Racing in its webinar regarding the proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province is now available....read on

Racing Discussed In Legislature

October 18, 2016:

On Tuesday, October 18, Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa reiterated the Ontario Liberal Government’s support for the provincial horse racing industry during question period in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park in Toronto....read on

Long Term Funding Webcast Details

October 14, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) has scheduled consultations regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province. The first session, an informational webinar, is set for Wednesday, October 19, with subsequent in-person sessions to follow....read on

Long-Term Funding For Ontario?

October 13, 2016:

Multiple outlets have reported that a new funding model has been proposed by Ontario Racing for the provincial horse racing industry. According to the proposal, the duration of the plan could last as long as 17 years and funding could reach a total of $1.6 billion....read on

Long-Term Lease For OLG, Mohawk

September 23, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced it has reached a long-term lease agreement with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) for gaming operations at Mohawk Racetrack in Milton....read on

Casino Joins GTA Gaming Bundle

September 15, 2016:

In a ceremony steeped in tradition, leaders of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) and of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) commemorated a historic signing event today. The revenue sharing agreements, signed by leaders of both groups, finalize the Great Blue Heron Casino's (GBH) transition to a commercial casino and inclusion in the GTA Bundle for OLG's gaming modernization....read on

Bricker: "The Trending Is There"

August 31, 2016:

On Wednesday (August 31) Cal Bricker, Senior Vice President of Horse Racing for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), presented to the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors at its quarterly meeting at SC's Mississauga office....read on

Plans For Simulcasting In St. Thomas

August 9, 2016:

A new off-track wagering location has been proposed to be introduced to St. Thomas, Ont., officials have confirmed....read on

Brown On Slots At Racetracks Program

July 26, 2016:

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown has made comments in regard to the former Slots at Racetracks Program. A provincial election is less than two years away, but Brown still took the opportunity to engage the subject this week....read on

Woodbine Selects Master Planner

June 16, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it has selected SWA Group, a leading landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, to create the master plan to guide the long-term vision for Woodbine’s overall development and expanded entertainment offering across its 680 acres of largely undeveloped land....read on

Settlement, RFPQ In Ottawa Area

June 9, 2016:

On May 27, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and the union representing the gaming floor employees at OLG Slots at Rideau Carleton Raceway agreed to end the labour disruption which began on December 16, 2015. Additionally, the OLG has announced that it has re-issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) for the Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle....read on

Leal, McCagherty On Kawartha's Future

May 30, 2016:

“Skip's goal from the outset has been to race as long as we can. There is no reason as long as we continue to enjoy the support of the public, the horsemen and, particularly, the Ontario government, horse racing can't continue at Kawartha Downs.”...read on

Racing-Themed Product Released

May 3, 2016:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced another step in its integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming modernization. The OLG has announced that ‘The Canadian Triple Crown Instant game’ is now available at lottery retailers across Ontario....read on

Casino Relocation Hits Queen's Park

April 13, 2016:

Today during Question Period, Ontario MPP Laurie Scott asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal why, in her opinion, the Liberal government "is no longer committed to the sustainability of the horse racing industry at Kawartha Downs."...read on

Slots Leaving Kawartha Downs?

April 13, 2016:

A release issued on Tuesday indicates that Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough. If successful, it would mean the relocation of the current slot machine facility located at Kawartha Downs....read on


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