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WEG’s Renewed Casino Push

October 24, 2013:

According to a report, the Woodbine Entertainment Group has contracted a lobbying firm in order to revive the possibility of casino expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Vaughan Announces Casino Conditions

June 20, 2013:

The City of Vaughan has announced the conditions which must be met in order for a casino to be built within its borders....read on

Can WEG Still Get A Casino?

June 11, 2013:

After last week's surprising turn of events that placed Rideau Carleton Raceway back into the race as the preferred spot for casino expansion in Ottawa, questions continue to swirl around whether Woodbine Racetrack is completely out of the race for full casino expansion in Toronto....read on

Ford To Introduce Woodbine Motion

June 10, 2013:

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has announced that he plans to introduce a motion which would see City Council revisit the idea of allowing Woodbine Racetrack to expand to a full casino....read on

Councillors Want To Vote On Woodbine Again

May 30, 2013:

Toronto Councillor Doug Ford has been cited as saying that he would like City Council to revisit its decision to not allow gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack. "I’d re-open (the vote) as many times as it takes to make sure we get a casino (at Woodbine),” he was quoted as saying....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

WEG Wants Status Issue Dealt With

May 17, 2013:

Both the firing of OLG Chair Paul Godfrey and the cancellation of Toronto City Council's May 21 vote regarding casino expansion has left the Woodbine Entertainment Group with unanswered questions regarding the status of Woodbine Racetrack as it relates to gaming expansion....read on

Update: T.O. Casino Meeting/Vote May 21

May 1, 2013:

It has been reported that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is utilizing a 'rarely used' administrative power to call a special council meeting regarding the casino expansion issue....read on

Ford Has No Problem In T.O. Receiving "Lion's Share"

March 18, 2013:

The office of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was quick to address a reported discrepancy regarding the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan this past Friday. The issue revolved around talk of a preferential deal for the City of Toronto regarding hosting fees for a casino. According to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, he doesn't have a problem with his city getting preferential treatment on the matter if it was to occur....read on

Toronto Casino Decision Delayed; Godfrey Discusses Process

March 12, 2013:

In a report that flew under the radar late last week, it was announced that the vote that would've seen Toronto City Council decide whether it wanted to take the first step toward the possibility of casino expansion in the city has been delayed. Since then, Ontario Lottery and Gaming heavyweights Paul Godfrey and Rod Phillips have sat down with the editorial board of The Globe & Mail to discuss the lightning-rod issue....read on

OLG Expansion Meets More Opponents

January 31, 2013:

As more companies come forward with visions of grandeur for a downtown Toronto casino, more individuals come forward against the current OLG modernization strategy....read on

Ford Sticking To His Guns On Casino

January 21, 2013:

“I have a pretty good feeling of what they (the public) want out there. How can people say no to this (Toronto casino expansion)?”...read on

Mayor Ford Attends Consultation Meeting

January 15, 2013:

Monday's public casino consultation session regarding casino expansion in Toronto featured a little bit of everything --- Mayor Rob Ford, those both for and against the proposals, and a man dressed in a Darth Vader outfit....read on

Toronto Casino Consultations Begin

January 10, 2013:

The first of five Toronto City Council public consultations began on Wednesday as the city sought feedback from residents in regards to hosting a casino....read on


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