First stage of casino process closes

While the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. won’t say exactly how many groups have applied to pre-qualify for the eastern Ontario casino tender, a spokesman said they are pleased with the number of interested parties. The deadline for the request for pre-qualification (RFPQ) for the eastern Ontario bundle and Ottawa was Thursday, and Tony Bitonti, OLG spokesman, said the organization will now move to the next stage of the process, which will award a company the casino gaming rights to the region, which includes Kingston and Gananoque. Read more