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Committee Recommends Ottawa Be Willing Host For Casino Expansion

October 3, 2012:

On Tuesday, October 2 in front of a packed house, an Ottawa City Council committee made the recommendation that Ottawa declare itself a willing host municipality for a full-blown casino under the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan....read on

Smith Sounds Off On Liberals' "Divisive Casino Policy"

August 1, 2012:

Over the past few weeks, more and more stories have been coming out in the mainstream media in regard to the Ontario Liberal Government's gaming modernization process pitting neighbouring municipalities against each other for potential gaming revenue. At least one MPP, Todd Smith, has had enough....read on

Gaming Changes Causing Big Waves East Of Toronto

July 30, 2012:

Ontario gaming-related news from jurisdictions to the east of Toronto has received quite a bit of ink over the past few days. First and foremost, Belleville Councillor Jodie Jenkins has reissued his demand for information on the potential economic impact of a gaming facility in the city. Jenkins has been quoted as saying, “The OLG is asking the city to conduct public consultations on a project for which there are few details and no numbers.”...read on

Horsemen Speak Out: Support OFL Rally, Not Liberal Budget

April 17, 2012:

As Ontario's budget vote comes in less than one week, horsemen are urging the industry to help keep the province's valuable horse racing industry on the minds of the MPPs that will vote on the Liberal budget...read on

Why Did OLG Just Cut Racing?

April 16, 2012:

In an interview last week, OLG President and CEO Rod Phillips was asked why the Ontario government ended the slots-at-racetrack program with a drop-dead date of March 2013 instead of working with the industry to discuss a possible phase-out or percentage reduction...read on

Rod Phillips Appointed New CEO Of OLG

June 7, 2011:

On May 19, Rod Phillips was announced as the new president and CEO of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on


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