City council has voted in favour of rejecting any new gaming facilities for Toronto, effectively shutting the book on a multi-billion dollar casino and entertainment complex for the downtown core.
During a special meeting Tuesday morning, council voted 40-4 against the creation of any new gaming facilities within the city. In a separate vote council also voted 24-20 against the expansion of gaming at Woodbine Racetrack.
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City Council did, however, vote in favour of an expansion of convention space and facilities at the Exhibition Place. You can read the entire item council voted on, and its amendments, here.