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Hiawatha, Dresden In The News Again

November 15, 2018:

Both the Hiawatha Horse Park and Dresden Raceway have been in the mainstream news this week. Hiawatha has been mentioned in regard to when slots will be reintroduced at the track, while Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton has commented on funding for Dresden....read on

Lockout Affecting Rideau Slots

December 16, 2015:

Instead of being open for business 24/7, the slot-machine gaming area at Rideau Carleton Raceway will only be open from noon until midnight due to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. having locked out 124 workers....read on

OLG Rebranding Not In The Cards

June 12, 2015:

Spokesman Tony Bitonti has said that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming is collaborating with the provincial horse racing industry in an effort to come up with branding options in conjunction with racing’s integration into the OLG’s gaming modernization process....read on

Slots Could Leave Flamboro

April 30, 2015:

According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., three to five companies could be selected to submit a Request For Proposal to run the slot-machine gaming operations at Flamboro Downs. Although, there is no guarantee as to how long the machines will stay in operation at the track....read on

Bitonti On Gaming Website's Impact

February 4, 2015:

Officials with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation have said that its online gaming site, playolg.ca, should not have any impact on the bottom line of physical casino gaming locations in the province....read on

Delay In Northern Bundle Process

November 12, 2014:

It has been reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is delaying its Request For Proposal for the province’s northern bundle, which includes Sudbury, home to the half-mile Sudbury Downs oval....read on

OLG Comments On Integration

August 22, 2014:

“One of the goals is to have something that works for both groups. But it is important to develop a firm revenue stream for horse racing, so that it does not (only have) government funding. We want to develop and integrate a product between the OLG and horse racing that helps promote growth in racing, increase purses and ensures its survival.”...read on

Sudbury Still In Limbo

April 30, 2014:

Officials from Sudbury Downs, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and the Northern Horsemen’s Association have provided comments regarding live racing at Sudbury Downs and possible revenue streams for the provincial racing industry....read on

OLG Sponsoring Milton Mayoral Gala

January 3, 2014:

It has been reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is sponsoring Milton’s second annual Mayor’s Gala for the Arts....read on

OLG To Sponsor Hamilton Mayor Speech

December 20, 2013:

It has been reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is sponsoring Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina's New Year State of the City address. It has been reported that it will be the first time that the OLG has sponsored a mayoral speech in Hamilton....read on

Watson Backs Gaming Zone Request

July 19, 2013:

In an article discussing Ottawa City Council's request to the OLG for two separate gaming zones in the Ottawa area, Mayor Jim Watson has been quoted as saying the proposal appears to be a "win-win" situation for both sides....read on

OLG Expands Another Gaming Zone

March 22, 2013:

The Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. has quietly expanded one of its most talked-about gaming zones, adding another region to its C1 zone just beside the C2 zone that contains Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Rally Planned At Kawartha Downs

March 12, 2013:

No Casino in The City is rallying at Kawartha Downs on Thursday at noon to lobby to keep the racetrack and slots in Cavan-Monaghan and out of Peterborough....read on

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 days....read on

Ontario's Big Gamble

February 25, 2013:

Sun News Network has examined the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming plan in a special three-part series, and what could be the most contentious strategy item is still yet to hit the province....read on


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