article Approving single sports betting called 'a national issue'
(Windsor) -- Several Canadian chambers of commerce, representing thousands of businesses in six provinces, have banded together to lobby senators to approve single...
article Gambling addicts, senators oppose single sports betting
(Windsor) -- Not everyone wants single sports betting approved in Canada. Debora Deschamps has a gambling addiction. She's dead set against any new forms of gaming...
article Support grows for single sports betting
(Windsor) -- Support is continuing to grow across Canada for passage of a single sport betting bill which has been bogged down in Canada’s Senate for more than a...
article Single sports bets would give Canada advantage, expert says
(Windsor) -- A leading gaming expert says it would be wise for Canada to legalize single-event sports betting. David G. Schwartz, the director of the Gaming Research...
article Sports-betting bill to boost Windsor's economy, expert says
(Windsor) -- If single-game sports betting is given the green light in the Senate this week, it could single-handedly give Caesars Windsor a competitive edge over...
article Pro sports leagues oppose single-game betting bill
(Windsor) -- North America’s four major professional sports leagues are making an 11th-hour bid to derail a bill that would legalize single-game sports betting in...
article Star editorial: Let’s get legislation for single sports betting passed
(Windsor) -- It’s been almost 20 months since MP Joe Comartin introduced a private member’s bill that would amend the Criminal Code and legalize betting on a...
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Tobacco & Cigarettes
article Native leaders fret over contraband tobacco bill
(Windsor) -- Aboriginal councils close to the United States border are concerned about how recently tabled legislation on contraband tobacco could affect native...
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Labor & Unions
article Fired workers hold protest at casino
(Windsor) -- A fired gambling addiction worker held a demonstration in front of Caesars Windsor Thursday to protest her and a fellow former employee’s treatment by...
article Layoffs strike Caesars Windsor
(Windsor) -- Nearly 50 full-time employees at Caesars Windsor will receive layoff notices to start the week. The 45 layoffs will affect those working in the finance,...
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article U.S. online poker players find refuge in Canada
(Windsor) -- Canada is becoming a refuge for online poker players from the U.S., where money games are no longer legal.
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Missing Women Crisis
article CAW pledges to champion cause of aboriginal women
(Windsor) -- The CAW is pledging its support for an investigation into the disappearance and murder of dozens of aboriginal women. It's the latest social justice...
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article Impact of a downtown casino in Ontario
(Windsor) -- The City of Ottawa has officially made its interest known in opening a new casino and the Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation has been public with a desire...
article Luck runs out at Windsor Raceway slots today
(Windsor) -- Luck has run out at Windsor Raceway's slots facility. At 6 p.m. Monday, the slot machines will be unplugged for good. It's a decision Ontario...
article Premier stands by cutting slots from race tracks
(Windsor) -- It's another rebuff for Ontario's horse racing industry. While visiting the Windsor region, Premier Dalton McGuinty was again asked if he would...
article Windsor Raceway employees gather to protest slot machine removal
(Windsor) -- A rally was held at Windsor Raceway on Thursday, staged by people angry over the Ontario Lottery and Gaming’s decision to pull slot machines from...
article With Vid: All bets are on saving Windsor Raceway slots
(Windsor) -- If Windsor Raceway closes for lack of slot machine revenue, he’ll surely be out of a job and finding a new one at his age won’t be easy, says...
article Horse industry to rally at Windsor Raceway
(Windsor) -- A rally in front of Windsor Raceway is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Local representatives of the Ontario Harness Horse Association and unions are...
article Spinoff jobs at risk, says track president
(Windsor) -- Elimination of the slots program at Windsor Raceway will significantly impact the raceway's business plan and threaten more than 1,500 area workers who...
article Tears, anger after axe falls on raceway slot employees
(Windsor) -- Some came out shouting and swearing while others openly sobbed, but most just left with their heads hung low, quiet and defeated.
article Border casinos no longer hit jackpot
(Windsor) -- Revenue from Ontario's border casinos has plummeted since their inception in 2001. The Ontario government said Monday that the profit from OLG’s...
article Future of track slots in question
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor will remain open but the future of Windsor Raceway is in question following the Ontario government's announcement Monday of plans to...
article Casino levy opt-out could cost Downtown Windsor BIA $315K
(Windsor) -- The casino’s decision to scale back — and perhaps even opt out of — its levy to the local business improvement association will hinder the...
article Horse racing locals board 'Bus of Hope' to Queen's Park
(Windsor) -- Dozens of people connected to the local horse racing industry boarded a 'Bus of Hope' headed for Queen's Park on Wednesday. The group will join...
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article Caesars named best in area
(Windsor) -- For the 12th consecutive year, Caesars Windsor has been voted by gamblers as the best overall gaming resort in the region.
article Caesars halts promo to get Windsor patrons to gamble in Cleveland
(Windsor) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp., has halted a promotion that encourages Caesars Windsor patrons to gamble at the Horseshoe casino opening Monday in Cleveland,...
article Caesars sorry for trying to 'cannibalize' Windsor casino
(Windsor) -- Caesars Entertainment has apologized for a promotion it mailed to gamblers in Ontario. The flyers encourage Caesars Total Rewards program members who live...
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article Windsor’s casino an important job creator as high unemployment persists
(Windsor) -- On the quiet streets that line the boarded-up storefronts of downtown Windsor, everybody remembers the casino mania that swept through Canada’s ailing motor...
article Sex assault sentence delayed
(Windsor) -- The sentencing of a former teacher convicted of sexually assaulting his daughter's friend was delayed Wednesday when the defence lawyer noted that his...
article City has 'amazing' public realm, expert says
(Windsor) -- Fortunate, amazing and attractive aren't words Windsorites are used to hearing about the city's downtown. What is it that so many are missing that...
article University of Windsor program targets First Nations youth
(Windsor) -- The University of Windsor on Monday officially launched new program designed to encourage First Nations youth to pursue education in science, technology,...
article Windsor Raceway wants betting in central Windsor
(Windsor) -- Owners of Windsor Raceway have applied to open an off-track betting facility in central Windsor. Winrac Development Inc. informed Windsor city council of...
article First Nations gets legal help from friendship centre
(Windsor) -- A group of volunteers has set up shop on the sixth floor of provincial court in Windsor in an effort to help Windsor's First Nations population.
article Gambling Resumes At Caesars Windsor Following Evacuation
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor has reopened its gaming floor after a system failure halted gambling for more than five hours Friday afternoon.
article Security system failure prompts evacuation of Caesars Windsor
(Windsor) -- A failure of the camera security system has forced the closure and evacuation of the Caesars Windsor casino at about noon Friday, according to the Windsor...
article Technical glitch shuts down Caesars
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor was evacuated and all gaming stopped after the casino's security system failed just after noon Friday.
article Caesars Windsor lays off more employees
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor laid off 27 employees Monday. Employees at the casino are now going through a bumping process that began Tuesday.
article Casino lays off 27 staff
(Windsor) -- With more gaming competition on the horizon from casinos in Ohio, Caesars Windsor has announced layoffs which took effect immediately. "It's all...
article Caesars Windsor has 'defence plan' for competition
(Windsor) -- Officials at Caesars Windsor have developed what they call a "defence plan" in order to thwart growing competition in the gaming industry. Two...
article Comartin sports bet bill clears hurdle
(Windsor) -- MP Joe Comartin's private member's bill to allow betting on single sporting events passed its second reading in Parliament on Tuesday. The bill will...
article CAW, Joe Comartin want gambling changes
(Windsor) -- The union representing workers at Casino Windsor is once again throwing support behind single-game sports betting in Canada. "I'm obviously in...
article CAW, casino optimistic as talks start
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor and CAW union Local 444 officially launched their 2010 contract talks Wednesday, giving good odds on reaching a deal without a strike.
article Ontario farmers share $23M lotto win
(Windsor) -- Confusion over whose turn it was to buy a lottery ticket nearly cost three southwestern Ontario farmers and longtime friends their $23-million lottery...
article Vander Doelen: Casino exec had wild ride
(Windsor) -- Keith Andrews smiled as the list of rumours about the "real" reason he left Caesars Windsor was laid out for him this week in a downtown coffee shop.
article Do you think a Michigan smoking ban will help the Windsor casino and downtown restaurants?
(Windsor) -- The State of Michigan, one of 13 of 50 U.S. states yet to have brought in some form of smoking restriction legislation, may be on the verge of a new bill....
article Casino approval in Ohio creates Windsor jitters
(Windsor) -- Residents of Ohio will soon be able to play poker, slots and blackjack in their own backyards after voters supported the introduction of casinos in that...
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