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December 23, 2012
Bingo Centre Partnerships a Vital Part of Charitable Funding

Across Ontario, local charities rely on charitable bingo and gaming centres as an important source of funds for the services they provide to their communities.

Recognizing how vital this local support is, OLG began a partnership seven years ago with charities and charitable gaming operators to revitalize the sector by providing new products to appeal to a…

December 14, 2012
Building an innovative and modern lottery industry

Today, OLG began the process of pre-qualifying service providers for the day-to-day operations of lottery in Ontario. This is the next step forward in modernizing the province’s lottery industry.

Through a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ), potential service providers are being asked to demonstrate their experience as it relates to the…

November 30, 2012
Bundling Gaming Zones Will Lead To Greater Efficiencies In Ontario’s Gaming System

In May of this year, OLG initiated a Request for Information (RFI) process for its land-based gaming operations. The purpose of the RFI was to gather input from potential qualified service providers for the day-to-day operation of gaming in Ontario.

“We received more than 100 responses from a wide…

November 6, 2012
Ontario Police Chiefs say no link between gaming facilities and increases in crime

According to new video testimonials from a number of OntarioPolice Chiefs, there has been no evidence that a casino’s presence increases crime over the two decades that casino gaming has been available in Ontario.

“We have an excellent relationship with the OLG Slots at Dresden Raceway,” said Dennis Poole, Chief…

October 29, 2012
City of Toronto releases reports on new GTA gaming facility

Today, two reports were released by the city of Toronto on the benefits and considerations of an integrated gaming entertainment centre in Toronto.

 “Both the reports prepared by the City Manager’s Office and Ernst & Young confirm that an integrated gaming entertainment centre in Toronto would create thousands of jobs…