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Evolution goes live on Ontario's iGaming debut with operators including 888, BetMGM, RSI, theScore Bet

Evolution goes live on Ontario's iGaming debut with operators including 888, BetMGM, RSI, theScore Bet. The province's new, regulated online gaming market launched on Monday, April 4. Evolution is powering online casino services in Ontario for operators such as 868, LeoVegas, Rush Street Interactive and the Score Bet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penn National Gaming. It will initially include the full Evolution portfolio of online live casino games, game shows, First Person table games and game Shows, as well as NetEnt and Red Tiger online slots.
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Evolution goes live on Ontario's iGaming debut with operators including 888, BetMGM, RSI, theScore Bet

Provincial Lottos Ask Feds To Help Battle Illegal Online Gambling

A coalition of provincial lottery corporations is protesting the use of misleading advertising and illegal gambling websites in Canada. The coalition wants the federal government to work with provincial jurisdictions to protect the Canadian public from online black-market operations. There are hundreds of illegal gaming sites operating in the country. The group wants to raise public awareness regarding these issues and reach out to media platforms to advise them of their duty to comply with existing laws and regulations.
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OnatrioCasino brings updated casino rankings right to your fingertips

OnatrioCasino brings updated casino rankings right to your fingertips. OntarioCasinosOnline launched in May 2022 and is licensed by the AGCO (the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario). It's aimed at providing both novice and seasoned players with relevant recommendations. The market itself was launched a bit earlier and was licensed in April 2022.
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Relax Gaming Produces the Impressive Banana Town

Relax Gaming has produced a new slot game called Banana Town. Relax Gaming is a leading supplier and aggregator of iGaming content. Recently, Relax has won the Best Mobile Gaming Software Provider at this year’s edition of the prestigious EGR B2B Awards and Best Gaming Provider in the AskGamblers Awards.
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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup

This week's American gambling news roundup includes the latest news and new partnerships in the industry. Pragmatic Play has strengthened its position in Brazil with its partnership with Bingo ao Vivo. DraftKings Inc. has launched new igaming products in West Virginia. PokerStars has been granted a full registration to operate in Ontario. Passport Technology has announced the launch of its Lush loyalty and rewards platform and Mira player enrollment kiosks at Cahuilla Casino Hotel. BlueBet Holdings Ltd has signed an online market access agreement with Horseshoe Casino – Hammond.
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Wazdan inks multi-brand content deal with PressEnter

Wazdan inks multi-brand content deal with PressEnter. Pressenter's brands will get access to Wazana's complete portfolio. Waza's products will be introduced for Press enter's brand. Wazi's games include Power of Gods: Medusa, Magic Spins and Sizzling Eggs. The company has a portfolio of more than 140 games. It is based in Malta and has licenses from the Malta Gaming Authority, UK Gambling Commission, Swedish G gambling authority, Hellenic Gaming Commission and Romanian National Gambling Office.
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Inspired Entertainment launches Chinese version of top-performing slot game

Inspired Entertainment launches Chinese version of its top-performing slot game "Gold Cash Free Spins". Inspired Entertainment received a gaming-related supplier license from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. Inspired plans to launch its portfolio of iGaming products in Ontario early in the second quarter of 2022. The company will have 25 games certified in time for the market launch. The games include titles such as "Big Spin Bonus", " big fishing Fortune" and "Space Invaders".
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Inspired Entertainment launches Chinese version of top-performing slot game

SkillOnNet goes live in Ontario

The AGCO issued three licences to SpinGenie, SlotsMagic and SkillOnNet. The licences will last one year and expire on 1 May 2023. Skillonne already has licences in Europe and Latin America. It launched its regulated market in Ontario on 4 April this year.
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Snipp Interactive Inc. (SPN.V) partners with Gamelancer

Snipp Interactive Inc. (SPN.V) is a global marketing solutions company offering a modular Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology suite. The Company boasts over 4,000 promotions and loyalty programs and more than 150 million transactions to date. Snipp is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, but has a presence in the United States, Europe and India.
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BetVictor secures Ontario licence

BetVictor's licence to offer online sports betting and casino games in Ontario was issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. The licence runs from 3 June 2022 to 2 June 2023. Unibet, theScore, BetRivers,888, PointsBet, LeoVegas, Bwin, Bet365, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM all secured licences before the launch of the province's regulated online market on 4 April this year.
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Push Gaming adds 4th title to Fat slots series, agrees deal with Coolbet

Push Gaming has signed a deal with Coolbet sports and casino to get its games out to a wider audience in Europe and North America. Push is the developer of popular online real money slots like Big Bamboo, Nightfall, and Jammin’ Jars. The new install for the Fat slots series has just been released. GSI developed and deployed platform solutions for Push Gaming.
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7Melons.ch to launch Pariplay iGaming content

7Melons.ch will launch iGaming content from Pariplay's Wizard Games studio. Grand Casino Bern will partner with 7Melon's for its online casino in September 2020. The portfolio comprises 120-plus titles, which includes video slots, table games, scratch cards, instant win, and bingo & keno.
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Will Canadians Embrace Regulated Online Gambling Now That It’s Here?

The Canadian province of Ontario started its legal and monitored online gambling sector on April 4th 2022. The launch comes nearly three years after the province government announced plans to lift the lottery’s monopoly on online betting and gambling in April 2019. In 2020, the government established a licensing system.
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MGE Becomes First Land-Based Operator To Be Licensed In Ontario

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's PlayFallsview mobile brand is one of the latest to become licensed with regulators in Ontario. MGE is the first land-based operator to get licensed. Rich Roberts, M GE's president of iGaming, will be overseeing the new online casino and sportsbook product. The product is expected to launch this summer. Kambi is its sports betting provider. The company had an existing relationship through Unibet, which operates a sportsbooks at Mohegans Sun Pocono in Pennsylvania. It is a difficult task to work out the details of a new licensing agreement.
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Push Gaming Enters Ontario's Regulated iGaming Space

Push Gaming has been licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. Now it can supply its content to other locally approved operators. The province's competitive market opened up on April 4, 2022.
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DraftKings Casino Ontario Review 2022

DraftKings Casino Ontario is one of the first fully regulated online casinos in Canada. The iGaming market is now legal in Ontario. DraftKings has been in the North American market for a number of years. It is not at liberty to disclose any information about the promotions or bonuses that may be offered by Draft Kings Casino. The review will shed some light on the best games, deals and services offered.
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Ontario's Online Gambling Marketplace Is Huge

Ontario has more internet gambling operators than most US online casino states. New Jersey has the most with 39 "internet gaming sites" and 25 "online sports pools". New York has launched most of its new online gambling apps in New Hampshire. Ontario's market added private operators on April 4. In less than a month, Ontario approved nearly as many operators as are live in the Garden State.
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MGM To Buy Online Casino Competitor

MGM Resorts International announced today that it's buying LeoVegas for $607 million. Ontario expanded its iGaming marketplace to include private operators less than a month ago. On Launch Day, BetMgm, Leovega and Royal Panda were among 13 private operator going live.
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NorthStar Gaming Announces Registration as an Online Gaming Operator in Ontario

NorthStar Gaming has been registered as an online gaming operator by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. NorthStar Bets is a made-in-Ontario casino and sportsbook gaming platform. North Star Gaming is committed to operating at the highest level of responsible gaming standards. It is also committed that local players' entertainment dollars stay in the province ofOntarios. The company is uniquely positioned to become a convergence leader in sports media and betting.
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NorthStar Gaming Announces Registration as an Online Gaming Operator in Ontario

Ontario In Canada Opens up for Online Gambling

The launch of the new gambling market in Ontario was delayed for 3 years. The province will be regulated by the iGaming Ontario and issue licenses to top gambling operators and suppliers. Before the launch, the province had issued a series of licenses, thus approving a host of major brands to carry out operations in the Ontario. Some of them are FanDuel, PointsBet, Bet365, Rivalry, TheScore, and Rush Street Interactive. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will resolve any outstanding issues that are yet to be resolved. All online casinos that applied for registration before 4th of April were required to suspend operations.
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Bragg Gaming goes live in Ontario with 888casino

Bragg Gaming Group has launched its content distribution agreement with 888casino in Ontario. Bragg's exclusive portfolio of games will be featured on 8 88casinos website. The deal follows Brag's successful cooperation with the 8888casinos in other global markets. It is Brags' first foray into the newly-regulated igaming market. Its in-house studio Atomic Slot Lab has created titles such as Egyptian Magic for the market, which went live on April 4.
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Bragg Gaming goes live in Ontario with 888casino

Bragg Launches in Ontario with 888casino

Bragg launches content distribution agreement with 888casino in Ontario. Bragg received supplier license from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario in March 2022. The agreement includes games from Brag's exclusive portfolio, such as Egyptian Magic and the recent debut game from its in-house studio Atomic Slot Lab. Brags is excited to offer the growing number of operators in the Ontario market a full suite of titles from their in house studios and third-party content partners.
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BetMGM Casino Ontario Review, FAQ, and Player Guide

BetMGM Casino Ontario is one of the best online gaming platforms in Ontario. It is licensed by iGaming Ontario, a subsidiary of Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario and offers a variety of games and a desktop and mobile platform.
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Ontario’s new internet gambling market is open for business

Ontario’s new internet gambling market is open for business. Coolbet, FanDuel, PointsBet, and theScore Bet launched their business in the province on April 4th. The regulatory framework is the first of its kind in Canada. 13 different operators had been registered with the AGCO and executed an operating agreement with iGO as of early Monday morning.
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'Job loss is inevitable,' Mississaugas of Scugog Island condemn Ontario's iGaming rollout

Ontario launched it's regulated online gambling market on April 4. The Great Blue Heron Casino in Scugog Island is not happy with the plan. MSIFN is concerned about the target demographic of online gaming. iGaming promotes a Responsible Gaming Standards Check (RG Check) designed to ensure players are of legal age and not suffering the harms of gambling addiction. iGambling Executive Director Martha Otton said it establishes Ontario as an international leader in online games. Under Ontario law, gambling operators cannot advertise with celebrities who have a large following of fans under 18 years old.
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'Job loss is inevitable,' Mississaugas of Scugog Island condemn Ontario's iGaming rollout

Bragg On Track to Launch Proprietary and Exclusive iGaming Content in Ontario

Bragg has secured content distribution agreements with multiple iGaming operators. Bragg received a supplier license from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario in March 2022. The agreements contemplate a broad range of Brags' proprietary and exclusive i gaming content. Brag's customers will go live in the newly regulated Ontario igaming market on April 4, 2022, which is expected to be one of the largest i gambling markets in North America. iCasino and online sports betting market in Canada is estimated at over US $2 billion in 2022 according to H2 Gambling Capital.
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Ontario's New iGaming Market is Live

iGO launched the new market for internet gaming in Ontario today. Players in the province can play internet casino games and place sports bets on sites offered by igaming companies that are fully registered and approved. iGO's Executive Director Martha Otton calls it a monumental day that establishes Ontario as an international leader in online gaming.
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Ontario's online gambling market to open Monday

Ontario's online gambling market to open at midnight on Monday. There are 25 operators registered with iGaming Ontario. The Trailer Park Boys are promoting their website with videos and ads. The province has said its regulated online betting market will help "protect consumers and provide choice" and generate revenue. It is Canada's largest province. Online gambling already existed in Ontario in the form of grey market websites operated outside Canada. Last summer, the province launched its Proline+ sportsbook. it was regulated by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, which regulates the industry.
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Best Online Casinos in Ontario: The Complete Guide and FAQ

For the first time in history, players in Ontario will have a chance to play at fully regulated and safe Ontario online casinos. The first gaming licenses have been issued and the operators are preparing for launch on April 4, 2022. Operators who have applied for a gaming license will also have the option to operate while waiting for their licenses to be approved.
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Blueprint Gaming receives Ontario's supplier license to operate in soon-to-launch market

Blueprint Gaming has received a supplier license to operate in the soon-to-launch market of Ontario. It will supply games to operators and players. The market opens for business on April 4. Over 50 of Blueprint's games will be made available to players and operators. Blueprint will adapt its well-known branded Deal or No Deal games based on Canada's equivalent show Le Banquier. Jackpot Royale is an updated version of the progressive jackpot system. The studio is developing a product roadmap to ensure operators will regularly receive content to keep players entertained.
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Blueprint Gaming receives Ontario's supplier license to operate in soon-to-launch market

Supplier License to Operate in Ontario Acquired by Inspired Entertainment

Inspired Entertainment has been granted a supplier license to operate in Ontario, Canada. Inspired Entertainment supplies its products to over 170 top gaming operators in more than 35 jurisdictions around the world. The company is already operating in Canada as Loto-Québec and has business deals in regulated markets within the US, including New Jersey, Connecticut, and Michigan. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has granted Inspired Gaming an AGCO gaming license.
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Google allows certain online gambling ads in Ontario

Google allows certain online gambling ads in Ontario. The legal online betting market in the province is scheduled to launch next week on 4 April. A number of operators have secured licences ahead of the opening. The province published its final standards for online gaming in September 2021. Some legal experts question the government's approach. It is not clear whether it conflicts with the Criminal Code of Canada.
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Google allows certain online gambling ads in Ontario

Here’s what will change when Ontario’s new internet gambling market opens April 4

Next month, Ontario launches an internet gambling market named iGaming. It will allow legal single-game betting and online gambling. The market will be regulated by the government. Operators must register with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario and obtain an operating agreement with igaming Ontario. They also need to enter revenue-sharing agreements with province. Some operators are more ready to launch their services on day one, while others will expand the market in the weeks and months following the launch.
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Here’s what will change when Ontario’s new internet gambling market opens April 4

Canada Online Casino: LeoVegas Group Secures License in Ontario

LeoVegas Group has been registered as an internet gaming operator in Ontario. The next step is signing an operating agreement with iGaming Ontario, which is the next and final step in the licensing process. LeoV Vegas and Royal Panda brands will be used to market the online casino, live casino and betting products offered by the Group.
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Canada Online Casino: LeoVegas Group Secures License in Ontario

LeoVegas and Play'n GO secure approval in Ontario

LeoVegas and Play'n Go have received approval for their iGaming operations in Ontario. The new regulated market will be launched on April 4th. LeoV Vegas will offer casino, live casino and betting under its Leo and Royal Panda brands. Play’n GO will provide its games to the province's regulated operators. Play's Go will also launch in selected US state level igaming jurisdictions for the first time. Share price of Leo Vegas AB fell 1.04% on Tuesday morning. It closed at SEK34.12 per share in Stockholm.
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Rush Street Interactive Receives License to Operate Online Gaming Platform in Ontario

Rush Street Interactive has received a license to operate an online gaming platform in Ontario. RSI plans to launch its BetRivers online casino and sportsbook in the province on April 4, 2022. The company is already operating in Canada with its CASINO4FUN platform. It also plans on launching its Mexican online casinos and betting in second quarter of 2022 through its partnership with Grupo Multimedios.  
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Rush Street Interactive Receives License to Operate Online Gaming Platform in Ontario

High 5 Games set for Ontario launch under new AGCO supplier license

High 5 Games has been granted a supplier license by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. The approval allows H5G to launch its games with licensed operators when the newly regulated market opens on April 4th. H 5G will work to cement its position in Ontario by proving games to its existing online gaming operator clients in New Jersey, Michigan, and Connecticut.
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RSI Gets a Formal Approval to Launch Real Money Gambling in Ontario

RSI has been granted a license to launch BetRivers in Ontario. The province is preparing to become the biggest iGaming market in North America. RSI is already operating in the United States and Colombia. It entered Mexico through a 25-year deal with Grupo Multimedios. It launched Casino4Fun in 2021 to test the capabilities of the newly-fledged gaming market. Now it will launch a real money gambling platform. iReport.com will let you know when Betrivers launches in Canada. For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 10 or visit a local Samaritan branch.
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RSI Gets a Formal Approval to Launch Real Money Gambling in Ontario

RSI’s BetRivers granted iGaming licence in Ontario

RSI's BetRivers has been granted an iGaming licence for its online casino and sportsbook brand in Ontario. The province is set to launch online gambling on 4 April. RSI has had a presence in Canada since October 2021. Rivalry Corporation, PointsBet, theScore Bet, 888 Holdings and Bragg Gaming Group have been given gambling supplier licences in the province. In addition, Rsi operates a real-money casino in US and Colombia.
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RSI’s BetRivers granted iGaming licence in Ontario

New online gambling rules will cost Milton money and jobs, report claims

Funding for Halton Healthcare Milton District Hospital, the Town’s Sports Hall of Fame, and the Country Heritage Agricultural Society will be at risk if Ontario moves forward with its proposed iGaming regulations. A portion of their funding comes from the Milton Community Fund program, which was created to allot money received from Lottery and Gaming Corporation's Mohawk location. The report predicts current regulations could cost the province a total of 2,500 paying union jobs and $11.3 million in municipal payments over the course of five years.
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New online gambling rules will cost Milton money and jobs, report claims

Bingo in Public Places

Organizations that host fewer than three bingo events per week in non-commercial or public venues in Toronto require a bingo licence from the City of Toronto. Bingo games with prizes over $5,500 are licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. Organizations that are charitable, non.profit and/or religious, that have carried out charitable programs or services for a minimum of one year and that use the proceeds for charitable activities that benefit Toronto residents are eligible for binging licences. A bona fide member is an active member in good standing who has other activities within the organization beyond conducting lotteries.
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St. Thomas Police crack down on online bingo scam

St. Thomas Police have arrested a 53-year-old woman from Strathroy and charged her with Lottery Not Authorized and Fraud Under $5000. A 62-years- old woman and a 61- years- woman are still wanted by police.
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St. Thomas Police crack down on online bingo scam

‘For Hire’ sign posted at Cascades Casino North Bay

Cascades Casino North Bay is hiring. They are looking to hire over 200 employees. Construction is complete. The building is completely enclosed. It will be opened in the new year. They will run a boot camp and mock casino a month to six weeks before opening. There are compliance measures to go through with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario and Ontario Lottery and gaming.
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‘For Hire’ sign posted at Cascades Casino North Bay

How Ontario Online Casino Privatization Differs From The US Model

The private online casino market in Ontario will be different from the US model. Operators will need to enter into commercial agreements with the province. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has a monopoly on online casinos. iGaming Ontario was created in July. It will oversee the private igaming marketplace that was slated to launch this month, but will more than likely debut early next year.
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How Ontario Online Casino Privatization Differs From The US Model

Ontario's Auditor General sees legal risks, potential conflict of interest in new online gambling framework

Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk released a report on Wednesday. She questions the legality of Ontario's proposed internet gaming model under the criminal code and the governance structure for internet games in the province. The report presents the chance to air the possible pitfalls of the current legislation to the public. It would allow regulators to adjust their plans. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is the only legal provider of iGaming in Ontario. They also run the PROLINE + sportsbook. Sportsbooks like DraftKings have expressed interest in working in province, but the government has not yet agreed to create its own iCasino enterprise.
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Ontario's Auditor General sees legal risks, potential conflict of interest in new online gambling framework

Study Reveals Ontario's Huge iGaming Potential

Study Reveals Ontario's Huge iGaming Potential. New report suggests that Ontario could become the largest regulated online jurisdiction in the whole of North America. The new and competitive market is on schedule to be launched in Q1 of 2022.
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Study Reveals Ontario's Huge iGaming Potential

The Current State of Canadian Gambling

The number of online casinos in Canada has increased 70% in the last 2 years. 65% of the population has bet at least once at an online casino and 25% play the lottery every week. Sports betting fans have spent more than $15 million at betting shops. Canadian players are accepted at casinos worldwide and there are no bans for them.
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The inside story of how the OLG lost control of Ontario’s online gambling market

Ontario is planning to allow private companies to offer online gambling to its residents. The province is following the lead of European countries and U.S. states like New Jersey. Sports media players such as Rogers Communications and Torstar Corp. are also interested in the sector. It is a paradigm shift from criminalizing online betting to decriminalizing it. Yaniv Spielberg, co-founder and chief strategy officer at Bragg Gaming Group, a Toronto-based gaming technology provider, explains.
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The inside story of how the OLG lost control of Ontario’s online gambling market