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January 29, 2013
OLG President & CEO Rod Phillips In The Media

OLG wants to ensure that communities have the information they need about modernization to encourage dialogue and make informed decisions, based on facts. During the week of January 21, 2013, President and CEO Rod Phillips was invited to be a guest on two live radio talk shows and one…

January 25, 2013
Letter to the Toronto Star Editor

(Re: Put casino to a vote – Toronto Star, January 25)

This week’s Ipsos-Reid poll showing 52 percent of Torontonians would vote in favour of a casino adds an interesting perspective to this discussion.

In fact, Toronto has had a popular gaming facility for over a decade. The Ipsos-Reid research notes…

January 23, 2013
OLG reaches agreements in principle for leases at eight Ontario gaming sites

OLG has reached lease agreements in principle for its slots operations with eight of its site holders. This includes: 

Woodbine Racetrack;
Mohawk Racetrack;
Rideau Carleton Raceway;
Hanover Raceway;
Woodstock Raceway;
Dresden Raceway;
Sudbury Downs; and
Clinton Raceway. 

OLG has provided the site holders with a Letter of Intent, which sets out the general intentions and business arrangements, subject…

January 14, 2013
Expanding the modernization dialogue

In 2012, OLG began the process of modernizing Ontario’s lottery and gaming industry. This included releasing Requests for Information for both lottery and gaming, and two Requests for Pre-Qualifications: one for lottery along with the first in a series of RFPQs for gaming.

Important discussions about OLG’s modernization are taking…

January 9, 2013
OLG’s Responsible Gambling Program Receives Highest Accreditation

Three OLG gaming facilities and one gaming resort facility have been recognized with the RG Check accreditation – the most rigorous Responsible Gambling (RG) accreditation program in the world.

In October, three sites — OLG Casino Brantford, OLG Slots at Mohawk Racetrack and OLG Slots at Woodstock Raceway — achieved…