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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 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 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 on

Ottawa Mayor Backs RCR Casino

June 4, 2013:

In a startling about-face on his position regarding casino expansion, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson issued a statement on Monday supporting Rideau Carleton Raceway as his preferred location for casino development in the nation's 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 on

Rest Of GTA Ponders Casino Expansion

May 22, 2013:

With Tuesday's unexpected vote by Toronto City Council that Woodbine Racetrack will not be allowed to undergo casino gaming expansion, the topic of casino expansion in the Greater Toronto Area now shifts to the raceway's neighbouring on

Wynne, Godfrey Disagreed On Racing

May 22, 2013:

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has publicly stated two of the reasons why Paul Godfrey was removed as the chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, and a difference in how each individual envisioned the future of horse racing in the province played a major 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 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 on

Perkins On Godfrey's Exit From OLG

May 18, 2013:

Toronto Star columnist Dave Perkins sounds off on Thursday's announcement that Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s Chairman Paul Godfrey was fired in his latest sports on

Hudak Praises Godfrey

May 17, 2013:

In the wake of the firing of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. Chair Paul Godfrey, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak, who has criticized the OLG's gaming modernization plan since the get go, issued some respectful comments regarding the former OLG on

McNaughton On Godfrey Firing

May 17, 2013:

On Thursday, May 16, Ontario Progressive Conservative MPP Monte McNaughton issued a statement regarding the firing of Paul Godfrey as Chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming 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 on

Godfrey Out As OLG Chair

May 16, 2013:

OLG Chair Paul Godfrey announced at a Thursday night press conference that he has been fired from his post as the Chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming on

Eaves Discusses GTA Casino Expansion

May 7, 2013:

Both the Ontario horse racing industry and members of the Greater Toronto Area have May 21 circled on their calendars, as that is the date that Toronto City Council will be voting on the polarizing casino expansion issue. And although the Woodbine Entertainment Group has said that it is officially neutral on the issue of downtown casino expansion specifically, WEG CEO Nick Eaves has taken the chance to say that Council's decision and that of neighbouring municipalities is pivotal in regard to the future of Woodbine on

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