Ajax receives $2.4 million in slots revenue

AJAX -- The Town’s coffers are thicker today, after Ajax received a quarterly OLG payment of almost $2.4 million. Ajax receives the funding as the host community of OLG Slots at Ajax Downs. Since the slots opened in March 2006, Ajax has received more than $49 million. “OLG host communities benefit in many ways from their partnerships with local gaming sites, including increased tourism, community sponsorships and job opportunities,” said Joe Dickson, MPP Ajax-Pickering. “In addition, these gaming revenue payments allow municipalities to invest in local priorities for their residents and also to keep taxes lower.” Read More