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It has been announced that Elissa Blowe is leaving the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC) to assume an important new role as Manager of Product Development and Marketing – Horse Racing for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Blowe has read more
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) president and CEO Stephen Rigby has issued the following letter, dated October 15, 2015, to Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) president Sue Leslie to provide the horse community an update on the integration of read more
Toronto Mayor John Tory’s executive committee has voted to expand gaming at Woodbine Racetrack by a 10-3 majority. Just two years ago, Toronto City council struck down similar expansion plans on the site and rejected proposals to build a major read more
For the first time, representatives from the horse racing industry, the Government of Ontario and crown agencies are working together in support of a sustainable industry. Following government direction first announced in October 2013, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation read more
Toronto City Council has tasked the City Manager with seeking public input on expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack. The public consultation will include: a public meeting in Etobicoke; an online questionnaire promoted on the City’s website and via social media; read more
The cancellation of Ontario’s Slots at Racetrack Program (SARP) has necessitated a lengthy and critical review of how the province’s vital horseracing industry might move forward to a future of profitable growth and true self-sustainability. This is, by no means, read more
Last spring, a group of Standardbred breeders from Ontario launched a lawsuit against the province and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). The group, made of up breeders from nearly 40 Ontario farms, alleged that when then OLG announced read more