Ontario Gamblers Wagering More - Friday 28th of April 2006

ONTARIO – As reported by the Toronto Star: "Ontario gamblers wagered $5.85 billion in fiscal 2004-05, an increase of $125 million from the previous year.

"However, after expenses were deducted, the province received only $1.7 billion in net income from gambling.

"The annual report of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation shows the bulk of the revenues — $2.3 billion — came from lottery tickets and bingo operations…"

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