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Vaughan Ratifies Casino Decision

October 30, 2013:

It has been reported that on Tuesday, October 29, Vaughan City Council ratified its previous decision to not allow a casino to be built within its borders....read on

Vaughan Councillors Vote Against Casino

October 16, 2013:

On Tuesday, October 16, Councillors in Vaughan voted 5-4 in favour of not pursing a casino in the city....read on

Vaughan Casino Opposition Mounts

September 25, 2013:

Reports from the Greater Toronto Area explain that the push to bring a casino complex to the City of Vaughan is facing an increased amount of backlash. The latest to speak out against the plan is Deputy Mayor Gino Rosati, who was originally a backer of the proposal....read on

Vaughan Casino Roundtable Scheduled

September 10, 2013:

It has been reported that on September 25, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. President and CEO Rod Phillips will be taking part in a roundtable discussion regarding potential casino expansion in the city of Vaughan....read on

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 borders....read 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 Toronto....read 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 casino....read 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 saying....read on

Vaughan To Discuss Casino Next Week

May 23, 2013:

It has been reported that the City of Vaughan will reassess its position on the topic of casino expansion next week....read 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 municipalities....read 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 solution....read 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 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

Do T.O.'s Neighbours Want A Casino?

January 24, 2013:

In his on-air interview with Global Television earlier this week, MGM's Jim Murren specifically stated that if the City of Toronto opts to not embrace full-blown downtown casino expansion, many of its neighbouring municipalities would jump at the chance. Based solely on information that has been made public to this point, Murren's perception of the situation doesn't appear to be entirely accurate....read on


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