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Sousa Introduces Bill In Legislature

November 19, 2015:

On Wednesday, November 18, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa introduced Bill 144, the Budget Measures Act, 2015 in the Ontario legislature. If passed, the proposed act would implement measures contained in the 2015 Ontario Budget, enact five new statutes and amend other on

Economic Impact Survey For Racing

October 19, 2015:

The economic impact survey for Ontario's horse racing industry, coordinated by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, is closing for submissions this on

OLG To Seek Input On Financial Model

October 16, 2015:

The horse racing industry in Ontario is being asked to provide input on a long-term financial model with respect to the ongoing integration and modernization of gaming in on

Major’s Road Map For Racing

October 15, 2015:

There will be big changes, but not many surprises when responsibility for regulating horse racing in the province transfers to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) over the next four or five on

Progress On Integration In Ontario

September 21, 2015:

The Board of Directors at the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) feel some optimism that progress is being made after meeting with two government agencies tasked with integrating horse racing into the Province’s overall gaming on

OLG Meets With Horse Racing

September 11, 2015:

In a release issued Thursday, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) has confirmed meeting with new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing for Ontario Lottery & Gaming, Cal on

Great Canadian Chosen As East Gaming Bundle Operator

September 9, 2015:

On Wednesday, September 9, the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. announced that its ‘Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership,’ an entity in which it owns a 50.1 per cent share, has been chosen to operate gaming facilities in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s ‘Gaming Bundle 2,’ which is also referred to as the ‘East Gaming Bundle.’ on

OLG Pens Letter To Horse Racing

June 26, 2015:

In a letter dated Thursday (June 25), representatives from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) provided an update on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming on

OLG Rebranding Not In The Cards

June 12, 2015:

Spokesman Tony Bitonti has said that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming is collaborating with the provincial horse racing industry in an effort to come up with branding options in conjunction with racing’s integration into the OLG’s gaming modernization on

Positive Step For Integration

June 10, 2015:

On June 1, John Snobelen penned an open letter to Minister John Leal and Minister Charles Sousa that explains the Horse Racing Interim Governance Committee’s mandate in regard to the integration of the provincial horse racing industry into the current gaming modernization that is taking place in on

2015 Ontario Budget Passes

June 3, 2015:

The 2015 Ontario Budget was passed in the Legislature on Wednesday, June 3 with the government's stance on the provincial horse racing industry briefly reiterated in the on

Windsor Grandstand Demo Underway

June 2, 2015:

Monday, June 1 marked a sad day for harness racing fans in the Windsor, Ont. area, as demolition of Windsor Raceway’s grandstand got on

Sudbury Season In Doubt

May 5, 2015:

Reports indicate that hopes for a 2015 harness racing season at Sudbury Downs are becoming slimmer by the on

Slots Could Leave Flamboro

April 30, 2015:

According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., three to five companies could be selected to submit a Request For Proposal to run the slot-machine gaming operations at Flamboro Downs. Although, there is no guarantee as to how long the machines will stay in operation at the on

Horse Racing Is Meeting With OLG

April 27, 2015:

On Monday, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) issued a media release with an update on how "a group of key stakeholder organizations has been meeting regularly" in order to "envision, agree upon and provide ongoing support" for a strategic long-term plan for the province's horse racing on

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