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OLG Changes Tune On Toronto Casino

November 14, 2012:

In what some are characterizing as a calculated ploy to put pressure on the City of Toronto and its residents, Rod Phillips, the president and CEO of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., stated during an address on Tuesday, November 13 that his organization is not tied to Toronto in terms of gaming expansion, and that it may be worth the OLG's while to see casino expansion occur outside of the on

Clearview Doesn't Want To Host OLG

November 13, 2012:

It has been reported that on Monday, November 12, Clearview Township, which is located in Gaming Zone 7 under the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan, voted against declaring itself a willing host community for the OLG's gambling expansion on

Quick Look At Ontario Gaming Headlines

November 8, 2012:

Various news items regarding the provincial gaming industry and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan have come to light in the past few days. The items range from Toronto Councillors commenting on the possibility of casinos, to confusion over revenue-sharing pacts, to the announcement of a public consultation on

Collingwood Votes Against Slots Expansion

November 6, 2012:

Collingwood Town Council has voted 5-4 against a motion which could have led to the introduction of 300 slot machines to the Georgian Manor Resort. The vote occurred on Monday, November 5, and the resort's president, Peter Levoy, has characterized the result as a "lost opportunity" for the on

Public Consultations For Toronto Casino Approved

November 6, 2012:

After hearing from the both Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and the Woodbine Entertainment Group regarding casino expansion in the Greater Toronto Area on Monday, November 5, the City of Toronto's Executive Committee voted to go ahead with public consultations to gather public sentiment on the controversial on

Centre Wellington Passes OLG Agreement Recommendation

October 26, 2012:

It has been reported that on Monday, October 22, Centre Wellington Council voted in favour of a recommendation to reach a new agreement with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. The agreement will reportedly see the municipality, which is home to Grand River Raceway, retain at least the same percentage of slot-machine revenue that it has received under the expiring slots-at-racetracks on

Ottawa Council Approves Casino

October 10, 2012:

While reports indicate that the slots at Rideau Carleton Raceway may still churn past the March 31, 2013 deadline, Ottawa city councillors feel as though their hands are tied when it comes to the future of the 50-year old on

By-Law Voting Ballots Mailed

October 10, 2012:

The Standardbred Canada Board of Directors and Breeders Committee are proposing revisions to the Association’s by-laws. They are calling on the membership to review and vote on the proposed on

From Bike To Mic Voting Closes Wed.

October 9, 2012:

Voting closes Wednesday, October 10 at 10 a.m. (EST) for the best guest announcer in Grand River Raceway’s From Bike To Mic on

Ottawa Casino Expansion Debate Grows Prior To Council Vote

October 9, 2012:

In the wake of Kingston City Council voting against allowing casino expansion into its downtown core, Ottawa City Council, which has a similar vote scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, is now under more pressure to examine the issue more thoroughly before making a hasty on

Camirand, Karper Elected To ATAQ Board

January 15, 2012:

Marc Camirand and Rick Karper have been elected to the board of the Quebec horsemen's association (ATAQ) as representatives of Montreal owners following a vote on the on

FL Casino Bill Passes, But May Slow

January 11, 2012:

A controversial bill which would see a trio of mega casinos approved for South Florida was supported by a 7-3 committee vote in the state Senate this past Monday. Although, according to a report, even though the bill took a step forward, it may have actually taken a step on

Poker Room Now Open At Gretna Centre

December 20, 2011:

The topic of pari-mutuel barrel racing in Florida has been one of the most disputed legal gaming issues in North America in 2011, and on Saturday, December 17 the northern Florida centre opened the doors of its poker on

Randalls Moving Forward At Sandown

December 14, 2011:

In light of North Saanich Council's vote Monday against a proposed land-swap deal, Bill Randall, representing his family which owns Sandown Park, has gone on the record as saying that the multiple hectares of land now could be sold in the very near on

Sandown Land-Swap Deal Hits Snag

December 13, 2011:

It has been reported that the momentum behind the proposed land-swap at Sandown Park in Sidney, BC came to a halt Monday, December 12 after a vote by North Saanich on

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