Pickering back in the casino lottery

Pickering made the right move for its residents by declaring itself a willing host for a casino. Whether it truly wants one is another story, but the City in a 4-3 vote this week approved a motion by Councillor David Pickles stating the City is a willing host for an Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation gaming facility. It also asked staff to look into the expected financial benefits and other impacts, and expressed support for revenue sharing among municipalities within the same gaming zone: Pickering, Whitby and Ajax. Read more