Tag Archives: Toronto
- Great Canadian Gaming venture snaps up lucrative OLG deal to operate Toronto casinos
August 9, 2017
Shares in Great Canadian Gaming Corp. (GCGC) soared on news that it won a bid to run three gambling facilities in Ontario. On Tuesday, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation announced that it has selected Ontario Gaming GTA LP (OGGLP), a joint venture between GCGC and private equity firm Brookfield...
- NHL board approves expansion process
June 25, 2015
National Hockey League’s board of governors has given the green light to open the league’s expansion process. National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman announced the decision during the league’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday. NHL will now examine bids from interested markets, including Las Vegas, Seattle, Quebec and a...
- Toronto casino referendum being pushed for October elections
March 18, 2014
The push to include a referendum on a Toronto casino to be included in the 2014 municipal elections is gaining steam with a number of key politicians jostling to get into the political wave ahead of the October elections. But if it is to get included in the elections, time...
- Toronto mayor declares casino deal dead as crack-smoking video surfaces
May 17, 2013
On a day that was already not going well for Ontario’s gambling plans, Toronto mayor Rob Ford declared the deal to bring a resort-casino to the city’s downtown was “dead” unless the city received an annual hosting fee of $100m, nearly twice the $53m the government is reportedly willing to...
- The Battle For the New Toronto Casino Rages On
April 19, 2013
Toronto Mayor’s Executive Committee has voted 9-4 in favor of building a new casino in the downtown area of Toronto; next stop – full council. The will-it won’t-it debate over the creation of a new downtown casino in Toronto has reached it’s final resting place after Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s...
- Business histories could affect casinos chances in Toronto
March 20, 2013
MGM Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, and Wynn Resorts, all have their eye on building a casino in Toronto. But a recent report by The Globe and Mail suggests that all three operators could be have a hard time getting a license to operate in Ontario because of their track record,...
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March 17, 2017
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September 7, 2017