Horse Racing Archive

The government of Ontario and city of Toronto recognize this need. A few years back, they agreed to an expansion at Woodbine that would see all of this, and more. As construction gets underway, new and exciting announcements are being made, including the introduction of the city’s first live dealer table games, and a...
Whatever the outcome may be, Jim Lawson, CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Group, hopes it comes with heavy support for legislation to permit single-game bets on sports, and that that legislation comes with a clause to funnel some of the profits into the horse racing industry....
Alas, it would seem such fears are gripping the executives at Great Canadian Gaming (GCG), owner of Flamboro Downs in Hamilton, ON, who have recently expanded the gaming offering at this location to include over 800 slot machines. Thus, the company decided it would be best to restrict the track's grandstand from the young...
Londoners are partaking in new games they've waited decades for; games that go far beyond the slot machine limitations of old. Some 250km to the north, the town of Wasaga Beach is anxiously awaiting the arrival of one very important piece of paper....
According to recent reports, an as-yet-unnamed employee of British Columbia's gaming enforcement agency, GPEB, has been accused of intentionally misrepresenting migrants who applied for a workers permit at the Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver. The employee allegedly falsified work documents, entering incorrect job titles and submitting misleading photographs for personal gain....
Despite the additional revenue pouring in from slots facilities, horse tracks continue to cost government millions of dollars each year. Now, with the racing season about to kick off in Fraserville, proving the viability of the horse racing agenda has become vital to the property's survival....