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MGM Head Grilled Over Casino Proposal

January 22, 2013:

Stating that his company has sat below the radar and has been entrenched in the Toronto casino process for roughly two years now, MGM Grand Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren sat down for an interview with Global Television on Tuesday, January 22 in advance of his company's announced proposal to bring a full-blown casino expansion to the City of Toronto....read on

Barrie Residents Don't Want Downtown Casino

January 8, 2013:

According to a report, if public feedback in Barrie is respected by City Council, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. will not be given approval to move forward with any plans for a casino in the city's 'downtown' area....read on

Breeders Crown 3CT Drawn, Morning Line Announced

October 23, 2012:

On Tuesday afternoon at WEGZ Stadium Bar in Vaughan, Ont., Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk served as the Woodbine Entertainment Group's special celebrity drawmaster for the $546,987 Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old Colt Trot, to be contested along with the 11 other prestigious 'Crown' races this coming Saturday (October 27) at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Public Upset, Angry At OLG Info Session

September 17, 2012:

Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua was looking to get community feedback regarding the possibility of introducing a full-blown casino to the area during a public OLG information session last Thursday night (September 13). According to a report, members of the community that were in attendance were more than unimpressed with what the OLG and Pollara were selling....read on

Business Group: No Casino In Kingston

September 14, 2012:

It has been reported that on Wednesday, September 12, the Board of Management for Downtown Kingston!, an association of 750 businesses located in the core commercial area of the City of Kingston, passed a motion which recommended that the City of Kingston not make itself a willing host municipality for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan....read on

"If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It"

September 11, 2012:

After his party tasted by-election defeat in both the Vaughan and Kitchener-Waterloo ridings last week, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has gone on the record in regard to the Ontario horse-racing industry and what his party is planning on doing, generally, moving forward....read on

WEG Approached Regarding Velodrome

November 23, 2011:

According to a report, the Woodbine Entertainment Group has been approached by the town of Milton, Ont. 'to gauge its interest' in regard to the velodrome for the 2015 Pan Am Games...read on

NFL's George Wilson At Crown Draw

October 24, 2011:

George Wilson, a key member of the defence for National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, will be the drawmaster when the post-position draws for the Breeders Crown Trot and Three-Year-old Colt Pace take place at noon, on Tuesday, October 25, at WEGZ Stadium Bar in Vaughan...read on


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