City of Woodstock receives first-quarter payment from OLG

The City of Woodstock has received its first-quarter payment from Ontario Lottery and Gaming for hosting OLG slots at the Woodstock Raceway.. The April to June 2012 non-tax gaming, revenue payment for more than $343,000 was received by the city last week The money Woodstock receives for hosting the slots facility is used several ways. Slots funding was used to cover the city’s contribution to the new Woodstock Hospital and the city’s $100,000 annual contribution to the Woodstock YMCA's capital campaign is also taken from slots money. Read article