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Horse Racing Front & Centre In Media

March 12, 2013:

Fallout from both Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's provincial gaming announcement and horse-racing transition-related news continues to hit the mainstream press, as stories regarding no less than four different Ontario racetracks have been front and center over the past couple of on

Hamilton Council Backs Flamboro

February 14, 2013:

On Thursday, February 14, Hamilton City Council voted unanimously that any new casino development should go to the Flamboro Downs location. But there's a on

Clark: Put It In Writing

February 13, 2013:

Amid new revelations of inconsistent statements regarding steps in the process of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan, Hamilton Councillor Brad Clark has on

OHRIA: Help Hamilton Councillors Stand Up For Flamboro

February 13, 2013:

In a letter issued Tuesday night, OHRIA President Sue Leslie echoed the calls of Hamilton city councillors to show support for expanded gaming at Flamboro on

Councillor Calls On Horsepeople For Strong Presence

February 12, 2013:

On Monday, February 11, days before Hamilton councillors Sam Merulla and Judi Partridge introduce pro-Flamboro motions for a Flamboro Downs-related casino expansion, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. President and CEO Rod Phillips was in town to discuss the hot-button casino on

Wynne Sworn In As Ontario Premier

February 11, 2013:

On Monday, February 11, Premier-designate Kathleen Wynne was officially sworn in as Premier of Ontario during a ceremony at the provincial Legislature where she announced her executive on

McMeekin, Musicians Comment On Downtown Hamilton Casino

February 9, 2013:

"Is a casino the best way, the best way in Downtown Hamilton to build a strong, healthy, vibrant, economic community? Stand alone, I don't think so." on

Wynne To Allow Modernization Plan; Hamilton Mayor Raises Eyebrows

February 1, 2013:

After Ontario Premier-Designate Kathleen Wynne stated Thursday that she wanted jurisdictions to have some control over casino placement, she stated that she will not be halting the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan. Also, Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina has gone on the record as saying the city should use “some or even all” of its cut from the proposed downtown casino to be redirected to Flamboro on

Abundance Of Ontario Gaming News

January 23, 2013:

Ontario gaming news continues to stream out of various provincial outlets at a torrid on

Another Push For Hamilton Referendum

January 22, 2013:

It is an ongoing debate that has been a hot topic since last spring, and the divisive issue of downtown Hamilton casino expansion has not cooled one bit since an Ontario Liberal Leadership candidate threw her hat into the ring late last on

Hamilton Mayor A Conflict Of Interest?

December 20, 2012:

According to an article, Hamilton Councillor Sam Merulla's recent comments comparing the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s gaming modernization plan to the business plan of a "crack dealer" have now spawned a much bigger on

Merulla Takes Bold Shot At The OLG

December 13, 2012:

If there was ever any confusion as to where Hamilton Councillor Sam Merulla stands on the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan, he cleared that up --- and then some --- Thursday, December 13 at Hamilton City on

McNaughton: Bill Is Only Thing That Will Force Referendum

October 11, 2012:

After Ontario New Democratic Party Leader Andrea Horwath publicly announced her motion for mandatory casino referendums, Progressive Conservative MP Monte McNaughton has gone on the record as saying that the passage of a bill on the matter is the only thing that will make a referendum become a on

Horwath Referendum Motion Introduced

October 10, 2012:

A Wednesday, October 10 press conference hosted by Ontario New Democratic Party Leader Andrea Horwath and Hamilton Councillor Sam Merulla has given the province's much embattled horse-racing industry a shot in the arm in its fight against the minority Ontario Liberal Government's controversial gaming modernization on

Hamilton Not Wilting Under OLG/Liberal Pressure

September 25, 2012:

Hamilton city councillors are continuing to ask the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. simple questions and, to this point, have received nothing but vague to little concrete feedback. “We need a lot more information --- if we say 'yes,' what’s our share of the profits? Is Flamboro OK? There are a lot of outstanding issues." on

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