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@EveryMatrix secures market entry in #iGamingplatform provider EveryMatrix has officially secured its Ontario licence and is now preparing to enter the market under the new regulations.

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#GreatCanadianGaming Corporation rebrands as Great Canadian Entertainment The company’s renovation includes a new corporate website and a new loyalty rewards programme.

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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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OLG becomes first Canadian lottery to launch affiliate program

OLG.ca has launched an affiliate program powered by Income Access. The program offers users online casino and sports betting. Ontario officially opened its legal and regulated online gambling market last month. The government plans to end the lottery’s online gaming monopoly in April 2019. In 2020, the government introduced legislation to allow for a licensing regime. Income access is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Montreal.
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OLG becomes first Canadian lottery to launch affiliate program

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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It's game time Ontario: NorthStar Bets is now live!

NorthStar Gaming launches premier online casino and sportsbook in Ontario. NorthStar Bets offers consumers a uniquely local, content and insights driven platform plus the most popular casino games. The company entered into an omnichannel advertising and marketing services arrangement with Torstar Corporation. The Star's content team provides real-time sports betting and wagering content for North Star Betts. Chris Johnston is the Senior NHL Insider. and provides exclusive insights and commentary for the platform's consumers. It is hoped that Ontarians will enjoy the unmatched user experience that Northstar Bests' immersive betting platform provides.
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It's game time Ontario: NorthStar Bets is now live!

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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BetMGM Launches Private Branded Studio to Offer More Live Casino Games in Ontario

BetMGM launched its own live dealer casino games studio in Ontario this week. It offers six live blackjack tables operated by Malta-based Evolution. The games are available from BetM GMG's own European studio. In the US, live dealers games can be streamed from outside the province. Evolution and Playtech have studios in Michigan and New Jersey, but the games in Pennsylvania and Connecticut have yet to begin. In Ontario, the studios are in the state in which they want to offer the game. They can also be in any other state. Live dealers are a form of gambling that offers a closer experience than online gambling.
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BetMGM Casino Ontario Launches Live Dealer Blackjack

BetMGM Casino Ontario launched live dealer blackjack tables and 108 new slot and video table games as part of its celebration surrounding its April 4 launch in the province. The operator has more than 170 gaming titles in total available on iOS. 30 titles exclusive to BetMgm are also on offer.
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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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Ontario’s new internet gambling market is open for business

'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

Lotto Max: Where were the winning tickets sold in Ontario

Ontarians won millions in the latest Lotto Max. The $70 million jackpot was won by a player in Prairies. Other Maxmillions prizes were won in Ontario, each worth $500,000. A ticket worth $250,00 was sold in Niagara Falls. Second-prize tickets worth a total of $373,118.20 were sold.
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Economy Projections after Legal Gambling in Canada

Legal gambling is about to become legal in the province of Ontario. The regulations will come into force on April 4, 2022. Canada is a major player in gambling. It is estimated that $17 billion is spent annually on online gambling activities. Canada could increase its annual revenue to around $4 billion if they were to make changes. Players spend more than $824.68 per year at online casinos per capita. They spend less than US and UK players. There are complex regulations in place in Canada. This means that the market is not as diverse as it should be.
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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

IGT Debuts Wheel of Fortune Bingo Across Ontario

International Game Technology has introduced Wheel of Fortune bingo offerings in Ontario. The company has received regulatory licenses from Sony Picture Television for it. IGT is an industry-leading provider of numerous gaming products.
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IGT Debuts Wheel of Fortune Bingo Across Ontario

The Lotto Max Winning Ticket For The Latest $30 Million Jackpot Was Sold In Ontario

The Lotto Max winning ticket for the latest $30 million jackpot was bought in Toronto. The winner has been notified of their win via email. It's the second time in a row that the winning lottery ticket was sold in Ontario. The last time the lottery's grand prize was won was for draw a few weeks back on January 18, 2022. That ticket had been sold online through the OLG website.
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The Lotto Max Winning Ticket For The Latest $30 Million Jackpot Was Sold In Ontario

Casino set to reopen at end of January

As provincial gathering restrictions are eased at the end of the month, Gateway Casinos across the province will begin reopening. The health and safety of customers, employees and the host gaming communities remains a priority for OLG and its service providers. All proceeds from the gaming facilities are invested into provincial priorities.
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Ontario Casinos and Charitable Gaming Centres Welcome Back Employees and Customers

Ontario Casinos and Charitable Gaming Centres Welcome Back Employees and Customers. The facilities will be open again on January 31, 2022. Health and safety of customers, employees and host gaming communities remains a priority for OLG and its service providers. All proceeds from the province’s gaming facilities are reinvested into provincial priorities to improve the quality of life for all Ontarians.
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Ontario Casinos and Charitable Gaming Centres Welcome Back Employees and Customers

Ford government could lose $2.8 billion in online betting, report warns

Ford government could lose $2.8 billion in online betting, report warns. Great Canadian Gaming, the company with the largest casino market share in Ontario, prepared the report. It predicts a shift in spending from land-based casinos to internet gambling. Companies involved in the online gambling industry say the findings are flawed. They challenge the assumption that existing casino customers will suddenly start spending less money in casinos and more on the internet. DraftKings Inc. offers online sports betting and casino products. online based in U.S. Jeffrey Haas, senior vice president of Draft Kings Inc., says people will continue to gamble in real casinos.
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Ford government could lose $2.8 billion in online betting, report warns

Where To Watch For 2022 Online Casino Expansion In North America

TikTok, Taylor Swift and the online gambling industry are optimistic about the coming year. Ontario is slated to expand its iGaming marketplace to include private operators in early 2022. Illinois and Maryland are the most likely US states to launch online casinos in 2022, as Connecticut did in October.
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Where To Watch For 2022 Online Casino Expansion In North America

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

OLG Adds More Exclusive Content to OLG.ca

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission has acquired the services of Evolution. Now, Evolution's casino games will be exclusively launched in the province's only regulated online platform OLG.ca.
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OLG Adds More Exclusive Content to OLG.ca

BetRivers expands into Canada with new social gaming platform

BetRivers' CASINO4FUN social gaming platform is now live for Ontarians at BetRiver's.net. It is powered by the same technology behind RSI’s real-money iGaming platforms in the United States and Colombia. The new social casino features over 350 slot and table games, while the online sportsbook offers sports fans single-game betting and parlays on numerous sports leagues worldwide.
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BetRivers expands into Canada with new social gaming platform

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

mkodo, a Pollard Banknote Company, Partners with OLG to Launch New Mobile Lottery App

Pollard Banknote's subsidiary company, mkodo, has partnered with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to launch a mobile lottery app for iOS and Android on July 19. The transactional app is fully integrated into the online platform provided by Bede Gaming. It offers players across the province the ability to purchase and scan lottery tickets, play their favourite casino games and a host of other features. The app's design is accessible for all, including those using assistive technologies. There are over 1 million registered players on OLG.ca.
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mkodo, a Pollard Banknote Company, Partners with OLG to Launch New Mobile Lottery App

Bede Gaming launches new mobile app for Canada’s OLG

Bede Gaming has launched a new mobile app for Canada's Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The app allows customers to access jackpot information and lottery tickets scanner without having to log in. It has been released for Android devices and will be followed by an iOS compatible version. OLG’s PlaySmart program tools are included within the app. Players must be 18 or older to play lottery and 19 or over to use online casino games on the App.
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Bede Gaming launches new mobile app for Canada’s OLG

No Slots Autoplay for Ontario Gamblers in New iGaming Ban

The government of Ontario in Canada announced the creation of a new body to regulate the province's online gaming market. The regulator has published a series of new rules for operators as they prepare to launch. Ontario iGaming has also stipulated rules on transparency and anti-money laundering.
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OLG Adds Blueprint Gaming to Its Digital Offerings

OLG has signed a collaboration deal with Blueprint Gaming. Blueprint's premium gaming content will be launched on the OLG.ca platform imminently. The Crown agency strives to improve the platform’s already premium content by adding even more products from different providers.
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AGCO creates online gaming subsidiary

AGCO created iGaming Ontario to manage new online gaming options in Ontario. The province's Lottery and Gaming Corporation will continue to operate the existing online gambling options. Ontario's finance minister hopes a new legal online market will generate revenue for the province. The AGCO expects a regulated online marketplace to be running by the end of the year. Ontarians spend about $1-billion a year on online games. 30% of them are regulated. COVID-19 pandemic increased the market.
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AGCO creates online gaming subsidiary

AGS Launches Into Canada's Real Money Online Gaming Market With Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corporation

AGS launches its first online game in Canada with Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation. Additional games will be launched over the next few months. AGS is a global company focused on creating diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. It is the leading all-inclusive commercial gaming supplier. It has roots in the Class II Native American gaming market. Its products include slot products, table products portfolio, real-money gaming platforms and content. The company is also a highly rated social casino solution provider. For more information, visit playags.com.
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AGS Launches Into Canada's Real Money Online Gaming Market With Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corporation

AGS enters Canadian real money igaming market with OLG

AGS has launched its first real money online gaming game in Canada. It's available to play through Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation's internet gaming site, OLG.ca. Additional games will launch over the next few months. OLg has been a strong partner and supporter of AGS in land-based casinos.
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Popular AGS slots now live with OLG in Canada

American Gaming Systems has increased its presence in Canada. Its content was launched with Loto-Québec via Scientific Games’ Open Gaming System. The Asian-themed PowerXStream game, Golden Wins, launched first and is now available via the Crown corporation-owned company's OLG.ca.
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Popular AGS slots now live with OLG in Canada