OLG Gaming Facility Updates
Where we are at...
On Dec. 5, Mayor Bifolchi meets with Gateway officials. The company says it aims to start building in the second quarter of 2020 with an opening for the third quarter of 2021.
April 2019 Update
On April 4, 2019, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd., announced the casino will be placed just south of the Beachwood Road roundabout.
January 2019 Update
In March 2018, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) selected Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd., to operate a gaming and entertainment facility in the Georgian Triangle.
In October 2018, it was determined that Gateway would situate its casino in Wasaga Beach.
The town has five sites suitable for a casino.
The sites are as follows:
- Beachwood Drive (old Highway 26), Collingwood Airport Road and Mosley Street.
- Fairgrounds Road at Beachwood Drive (old Highway 26).
- 489 River Road West
- 550 River Road West
- Town-owned land at Beach Area 1.
Gateway is now reviewing the sites to determine which best suits its needs.
There will be a formal announcement made when the site is chosen.
Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited