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Flamborough horse trainer worries for future

Posted: Feb 14, 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

Callie Rankin has worked with horses since he was seven years old. Now, with the end of the Slots at Racetracks program, he faces losing it all.

Casino could mean $7M for Hamilton's coffers: report

Posted: Feb 7, 2013 | 8:37 PM ET

If a casino was located somewhere in Hamilton other than Flamboro Downs, and if it had 400 more slots, it could mean $5 to $7 million for the city each year, report says.

If Hamilton does get a casino, it shouldn't be open 24 hours and should have a mandatory card system so players can keep track of the money they've lost, the city's medical officer of health says.

Posted: Dec 4, 2012 | 7:08 AM ET

If Hamilton does get a casino, it shouldn't be open 24 hours and should have a mandatory card system so players can keep track of the money they've lost, the city's medical officer of health says.

Ads promoting the value of slots and casinos are appearing in Hamilton movie theatres. It's part of a province-wide $164,000 campaign by the OLG.

Posted: Dec 3, 2012 | 12:59 PM ET

Ads promoting the value of slots and casinos are appearing in Hamilton movie theatres. It's part of a province-wide $164,000 campaign by the OLG.

  • In the front lobby of the casino, escalators lead to the gaming floor. (OLG)
  • The Grab n' Go bar is where patrons grab a drink or a snack. (OLG)
  • Patrons play the slots. (OLG)
  • The poker room is always busy. (OLG)
  • The poker room draws a mixed crowd, including a growing number of women. (OLG)
  • The gaming floor is a sensory experience. (OLG)
  • Brochures and a kiosk advertise the services of the Responsible Gambling Resource Centre. (OLG)

CBC Hamilton's Past Casino Coverage

There are a number of parties interested in running a casino in Hamilton, and who they are will likely trickle out over the coming weeks.

Posted: Nov 15, 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

There are a number of parties interested in running a casino in Hamilton, and who they are will likely trickle out over the coming weeks.

When some residents see a casino in downtown Hamilton, they see trouble. Others see the economic potential.

Posted: Oct 12, 2012 | 7:13 AM ET

When some residents see a casino in downtown Hamilton, they see trouble. Others see the economic potential.

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