TORONTO, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Today OLG announced a new funding formula
as part of our Municipality Contribution Agreement (MCA). The new
formula provides more money to all host municipalities, while ensuring
equal treatment across the province.
The City of Windsor as host of a resort casino, which has until now been
receiving fixed fees, will now also be compensated under the new MCA.
Under the new formula, the City of Windsor could receive approximately
$11.2 million annually to host Caesars Windsor.
Last year, Windsor received $5 million, which included a flat hosting
fee and payments for police services.
For host municipalities across the province, the opportunity to host a
gaming facility continues to be excellent: jobs, economic development,
capital investment, hosting fees and property tax.
Note: The estimated hosting fee for Windsor is calculated using revenue
figures at Caesars Windsor for Fiscal 2013, and is meant for
illustrative purposes only.
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