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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

TO Executive Committee Supports WEG

April 17, 2013:

On Tuesday, April 16 at Toronto City Hall, Councillors voted in favour of allowing expanding gaming at Woodbine Racetrack in the form of table gaming with live dealers....read on

Racing's Presence At Casino Hearings

April 15, 2013:

On Monday, April 15, the City of Toronto's executive committee kicked off its marathon two-day hearing into the divisive casino expansion issue, which could ultimately lead to Woodbine Racetrack being upgraded to a full casino in the future....read on

Horsemen Urged To Attend Rally

April 11, 2013:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association is urging employees, horsepeople and community partners to join it and make their presence felt in an upcoming Toronto rally regarding the Toronto casino issue....read on

Report: Expand Woodbine Gaming

April 8, 2013:

On Monday, April 8, the eagerly anticipated staff report from the City of Toronto regarding potential casino expansion was released to the public. The report contains analysis and discussion regarding a potential downtown casino and/or gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Holmes: Vaughan Casino Would Have "Devastating" Impact

March 25, 2013:

Jane Holmes, vice president of Corporate Affairs for the Woodbine Entertainment Group, has gone on the record in regard to the City of Vaughan being added to the 'C1' gaming zone within the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s gaming modernization plan....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

Province Might Be Able To Control Any Toronto Casino Deal

March 19, 2013:

According to a report, the Province of Ontario may ultimately have the final say over any Toronto decision regarding casino expansion in the city....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

Schein: Liberals Putting Insiders Ahead Of Ontarians

March 5, 2013:

“I see that the halls of Queen’s Park and the halls of City Hall are swarming with casino lobbyists. We keep hearing about change here at Queen’s Park, but what people in Ontario continue to see is the same status quo. We see a government that continues to put well-connected insiders before the interests of the people of this province.”...read on

NDP, PC Want Ontarians To Be Heard

February 26, 2013:

On Tuesday, February 26 during question period in the Ontario Legislature, Essex MPP Taras Natyshak (New Democratic Party) called on Premier Kathleen Wynne to halt the privatization of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and to give communities a say in planning casino openings....read on

Godfrey Colleague Speaks Out Against Front St. Casino

February 6, 2013:

Real-estate firm RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, who has Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. Chair Paul Godfrey as the chair of its board, has come out and said it is completely against the possibly of the creation of a casino and related entertainment complex in the Front St. area of downtown Toronto....read on

Cordish, WEG Officially Part Ways

February 6, 2013:

During the evening hours of Tuesday, February 5, numerous mainstream Toronto media outlets broke the news that the proposed and long-delayed Woodbine Live! expansion planned for Woodbine Racetrack is 'dead.' Although, the official parting of ways between the Woodbine Entertainment Group and The Cordish Company on the endeavour could prove to be a positive development for WEG in terms of actually landing its coveted 'integrated-resort' style gaming expansion....read on

'Sands' Makes Front St. Casino Pitch

January 29, 2013:

Figureheads from the Las Vegas Sands Corp. are the most recent U.S. casino representatives to pitch their vision for a downtown Toronto casino....read on

The Weekend's Ontario Gaming News

January 28, 2013:

With the O'Brien Awards, horse-racing's presence at the Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention and Kathleen Wynne becoming the province's next Premier, there were clearly a lot of Ontario racing-related happenings this past weekend. Now for the news stories that may have fallen through the cracks....read on


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