An executive with Great Canadian Gaming shed most of his financial stake in the company at a time when it was competing on a lucrative contract to run gambling facilities in Ontario, including a casino expansion at Woodbine racetrack.
The politician in charge of gambling in Ontario says its too soon to entertain the idea of stepping away from the multi-billion dollar, 22-year casino contract that includes plans for expansion at Woodbine racetrack.
Ontario's Progressive-Conservatives are expected to call on the Liberal government to put a halt to its multi-billion dollar casino operation agreement with Great Canadian Gaming, pending an investigation
Great Canadian Gaming has been operating horse racing tracks in Ontario for over a decade and in August was announced as part of the winning bid for a multi-billion dollar contract to operate several gaming operations in the Toronto area, including a future casino at Woodbine Racetrack.
A report released last month by BC's gaming enforcement authorities accuses Vancouver's River Rock Casino, which is owned and operated by Great Canadian, of knowingly accepting millions of dollars worth of suspicious cash transactions.