Ajax Council and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) officials were on hand at Ajax Fire HQ recently to celebrate adding two replacement vehicles to the Town’s Fire and Emergency Services’ fleet.
The Town has partnered with OLG as a host community for over 12 years, and will continue the arrangement through the slots that managed to be retained at Casino Ajax in spite of the planned opening of a new casino in Pickering. Revenues from a percentage of earnings at the Ajax Casino fund Town reserves including the vehicle and equipment reserve and capital reserves.
OLG is a crown agency that develops world-class gaming entertainment for the Province of Ontario. They conduct and manage land-based gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, internet gaming. and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at charitable gaming centres. OLG is also helping to build a more sustainable horse racing industry in Ontario. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $50 billion to the people and Province of Ontario to support key government priorities like health care; the treatment, prevention and research of problem gambling; and support for amateur athletes. Each year, proceeds from OLG’s operations also support host communities, Ontario First Nations, lottery retailers and local charities across the province.