Posted July 19,
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Company (OLG) offered a first-quarter
(April 1 to June 30, 2019) non-tax gaming income cost of $2,097,730
to the City of Innisfil for internet hosting Gateway Casinos. That is a rise
from $1,774,788 the identical interval final yr.
The extra income is generally as a result of introduction of extra gaming
tables Gateway added after taking up the slots operation from Nice
Canadian Firm final summer time. It brings Innisfil’s take since 2001 to
over $83 million.
And whereas revenues have elevated, Gateway at the moment introduced it was
shedding 75 individuals at On line casino Rama and in Innisfil.
“After detailed evaluation of the central gaming market
and present operations, Gateway has made the troublesome choice to
scale back employees ranges at its two gaming web site places in central
Ontario,” in response to the BC primarily based firm. “The explanations for these
employees changes embrace decreased hours
of operation on the eating retailers, investments in new know-how (new
safety and surveillance methods, Gaming Administration System, different
automation), and different primary enterprise efficiencies.”
by Tony Veltri