OLG Gives Back

This year, OLG generated $4.1 billion** in economic activity in Ontario. This includes...

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$2.2 billion Directed to the operation of hospitals and other provincial priorities

$115.0 million Directed to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for the benefit of local and provincial charities

$38.0 million Directed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to problem gambling prevention, treatment and research***

$10.0 million Support for amateur athletes through the Quest for Gold program

How local communities benefit

Each year, OLG gives back millions of dollars to communities that host OLG gaming facilities. Municipalities use this money to fund things like college and university campuses, hospitals, community centres, and charities.

Get a detailed breakdown of how each community benefits

Community Benefit Summary 2017 (PDF)

*Net Profit to the Province is the amount the Corporation returns to the Province of Ontario after stakeholder and other payments.
**Based on the period April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.
***Based on government policy that directs 2% of forecasted OLG slot machine gross revenue (excluding OLG Slots at Great Blue Heron Charity Casino) to problem gambling funding.
****Direct employees are those employed directly by OLG. Indirect employees are those employed by OLG’s Resort Casinos and the Great Blue Heron Slot Machine Facility.