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January 7, 2013
OLG and Responsible Gambling In Toronto

On November 9, 2012, Toronto Public Health released a technical report, The Health Impacts of Gambling Expansion in Toronto, about the health-related impacts of gambling and the prevalence of problem gambling in the Greater Toronto Area.  The report also offered recommendations to mitigate risks associated with gambling. Experts from…

January 3, 2013
Toronto begins public consultations

Throughout the month of January, the City of Toronto wants to hear what its residents think about the possibility of a new gaming facility in the city.

The city has launched a consultation process to gather input, including the public’s views and opinions on a new facility generally, on possible…

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…