Ajax tells Province it wants casino expansion

AJAX -- Ajax wants to expand OLG Slots at Ajax Downs, and doesn't understand why Whitby thinks it deserves a 15- to 20-per cent portion of Ajax's proceeds from the gaming facility. Only one casino is permitted in the Ajax, Whitby and Pickering area, and OLG wants it to be expanded from the Ajax site's current size. While Pickering said it's not interested in hosting a gaming facility, Whitby had strong words for Ajax. "The key point for me is whether Ajax is willing to share, knowing they now risk losing everything,"Whitby councillor Don Mitchell said at a Whitby council meeting, threatening that Whitby will make a play to host the facility if Ajax doesn't share its proceeds from the OLG Slots. Read article