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Our Favorite Ontario Casino Apps for 2024

Ontario's online casino market is buzzing with quite a few online casinos you can start playing today. With a mix of well-established names and new contenders, bettors have a lot to get excited about. Since there are so many online casinos out there, we decided we'd drop the best ones in the industry to help you decide which you want to play…
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Understanding online casino gambling laws in Canada

Canada is one of the most welcoming countries in the world when it comes to online gambling. Not only is it allowed for citizens and expats to use such services, but the country also offers official licensing for operators who wish to enter the Canadian gambling market. The use of crypto is also legal to a generous extent, but not to the extent…
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Understanding online casino gambling laws in Canada
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Player wins over $1.8 million in 4 slot machine jackpots at Caesars Palace

A gambler in Las Vegas, Nev. won over US$1.36 million (more than C$1.84 million) across four slot machine jackpots in two weeks, with the first three major victories earned in a mere three hours. In a statement to Global News, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas called the gambler's impressive winnings "a remarkable feat!" The player, who has opted not to…
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Player wins over $1.8 million in 4 slot machine jackpots at Caesars Palace
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Winning ticket sold for $40-million Lotto Max jackpot

The winner of Tuesday's $40-million Lotto Max jackpot purchased their ticket online, according to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. "Someone in Ontario with an OLG.ca account found a big surprise in their inbox this morning," the Crown corporation said in a news release issued Wednesday. The winner has not yet claimed their prize, but…
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Winning $40 Million Lotto Max Jackpot Was Sold Online, OLG Says

A Canadian's online purchase could be life-changing, as an unknown person's lottery ticket won them $40 million. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), the ticket was drawn for the Lotto Max jackpot on Tuesday, November 21, with a winning prize of $40 million, according to Global News Canada. A press release from the OLG revealed that…
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Winning $40 Million Lotto Max Jackpot Was Sold Online, OLG Says
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Jackpot? City pockets quarterly payment from OLG for hosting casino

The City of Sault Ste. Marie has received a payment of $393454 from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The payment covers second-quarter earnings - covering July 1 to Sept. 30 - by OLG at its Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie site, a portion of which is shared with the city. During OLG's current fiscal year (April 1, 2023 to March 31,…
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Jackpot? City pockets quarterly payment from OLG for hosting casino
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Jackpot! More than $5 million to Niagara Falls for hosting two casinos

The entrance to Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls. The second quarter payment for hosting Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara was another jackpot for Niagara Falls as they were handed another $5387008 for the city coffers. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) second-quarter runs from July 1 to Sept. 30 and thus far this…
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Jackpot! More than $5 million to Niagara Falls for hosting two casinos
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North Bay receives $431K for hosting casino

Since Cascades Casino opened in March 2022, North Bay has received $2365536. Where is that money now? The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is announcing its second quarter (July 1-Sept. 30) payment totalling $431413 to the City of North Bay for hosting Cascades Casino North Bay. So far, during OLG's fiscal year (April 1, 2023, to March…
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North Bay receives $431K for hosting casino
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BCLC Predicts Surge in Lotto 6/49 Ticket Sales

British Columbia Lottery Corporation is expected to have higher lottery activity as the jackpot for Lotto 6/49 reached a whopping CA$68 million. The provider of lottery products said that it projects 20% higher ticket sales in the game for the record draw on September 27, 2023, in comparison to other mega-sized jackpots over the recent couple of…
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BCLC Predicts Surge in Lotto 6/49 Ticket Sales
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AGCO should have thought harder before gambling floodgates opened

Auston, Wayne and Connor: Fold'em. As of March 1, sports celebrities can no longer shill for gambling sites. Not that they'll be crying poor all the way to the cashout window. Auston Matthews just signed a four-year, $53 million contract extension with the Leafs - although that jackpot would still put him at No. 118 in the absurdly remunerated NBA.…
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AGCO should have thought harder before gambling floodgates opened
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Why Is Online Lotto Popular In Canada? (Guide for Players)

With the impressively huge number of both land-based and online facilities offering a variety of lotto games in Canada, one could easily assume this game is one of the most-played in this region. The truth is that so many variants are offered, not just the local ones, but some worldwide famous games like U.S. Powerball, Euro Millions, and…
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Why Is Online Lotto Popular In Canada? (Guide for Players)
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Gateway Casinos Innisfil Helps with the Installation of AED

Gateway Casinos Innisfil is once again proving to be a valuable community partner to the City of Innisfil. Thanks to a generous donation from the gaming establishment, the Innisfil Recreational Complex has now installed an automated external defibrillator. The new device will potentially save people who suffer from sudden cardiac arrests. Automated…
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Gateway Casinos Innisfil Helps with the Installation of AED
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OLG Presents CA$10 Instant Living Luck with Luke Combs Ticket

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has recently unveiled a new lottery ticket, which gives players a chance to win an intimate music performance by country music star, Luke Combs. Branded CA$10 Instant Living Lucky with Luke Combs, the ticket would feature six top lottery prizes of CA$250000 and five trips to Nashville to the concert. Its new…
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OLG Presents CA$10 Instant Living Luck with Luke Combs Ticket
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Canadian Online Gambling Situation: Review of the Main Online Gambling Laws in Canada

Canadian Online Gambling Situation: Review of the Main Online Gambling Laws in Canada Canadians have engaged in gambling for decades. 70% of Canadians participate in gambling, with 26% turning to online options. It generated $5.06 billion in 2020, with men (30%) more likely to participate than women (23%). Statistics and facts about features of…
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Canadian Online Gambling Situation: Review of the Main Online Gambling Laws in Canada
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Navigating the Canadian Gambling Landscape: Understanding the Laws and Regulations

Have you ever stopped and wondered how people in other countries or states have it when it comes to online gambling? While you can have fun at the best gambling sites and claim the best promotions to boost your winning chances at your favourite casino games, other players don't have it as easy, and their options in terms of online gaming are not so…
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Hanover Receives Over $266K For Hosting Playtime Casino

Just over $266000 is coming to the Town of Hanover from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for hosting the Playtime Casino. The funding, made as a first quarter payment, goes to host communities and are based on a formula considering the scale of gaming revenue at the site. OLG says since the gaming site opened in February 2001, the…
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Hanover Receives Over $266K For Hosting Playtime Casino
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Casino revenue for North Bay nears two million dollars

The latest casino revenue payment to the City of North Bay pushes the grand total close to two million dollars Cascades Casino opened in March of 2022 so that total has been reached in 17 months. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced three month payment (April 1 - June 30) totaling almost $318,00 to the City of North Bay. These…
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iGaming Ontario Reports Another Record-Breaking Quarter as Online Casinos Dominate

iGaming Ontario has released its latest quarterly revenue report breaking down the figures by sector for the first time. 83% of all bets made at online casinos According to the report, total wagers made throughout Q1 of FY23-24 (April 1st - June 30th) came to CA$14 billion. This represented a 243% increase from the $4.076 billion reported in Q1…
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OLG Sanctions Q1 Casino Payment to Milton

The time has come for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to once again share profits from its gambling operations with communities which host its casinos in the province. Recently, the Town of Milton revealed that it has been handed a payment worth CA$2.5 million for hosting Elements Casino Mohawk during Q1 of fiscal 2023-2024. Every…
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OLG Sanctions Q1 Casino Payment to Milton
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Canadians Should Be Mindful of Fake Lottery Ads Online

Canadian Facebook users should be on alert for another scam circling the online spaces. It was recently reported that fake advertisements have been going around urging people to try a free lottery game. However, the posted link takes individuals to an unrelated website which is not in any way affiliated with one of the provincial lottery…
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Canadians Should Be Mindful of Fake Lottery Ads Online
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IGT Unveils Colorful Online Gambling Palette

International Game Technology is renowned for being one of the online gaming powerhouses out there, introducing new products to its fans regularly. The offering is a go-to gambling experience for many Canadians, as they seek to enhance their spare time and potentially win big as a result of that. Everything within the diverse portfolio of this…
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Gateway Casinos Strikes Affiliate Marketing Deal with OLG

This week, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation announced that the companies have inked a new affiliate marketing partnership. Via this collaboration, the operator will promote OLG's online slots, table games, live casinos, and digital sportsbook, PROLINE+ on OLG.ca to guests of its 14 gaming locations…
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Gateway Casinos Strikes Affiliate Marketing Deal with OLG
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GATEWAY CASINOS & ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES AFFILIATE MARKETING AGREEMENT WITH OLG

Gateway to Promote OLG's iCasino and iSports to Customers Across Ontario, /CNW/ - Gateway Casinos & Entertainment (Gateway) is excited to announce a new affiliate marketing agreement with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). The initiative will see Gateway promote OLG's iCasino slots, tables games, including live casino, as well as its…
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Best ON Online Casinos 2023: Ontario Gambling Site

Yes, online gambling has been legal in Ontario since April 2022. This change in legislation has been a long time coming for Canadian gamers. It allows players to access the best online casinos in Canada safely and legally, eliminating the need to use offshore sites or unregulated and illegal domestic operators. To operate in the province, online…
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Best ON Online Casinos 2023: Ontario Gambling Site
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A Look at Canada's Vibrant Gambling Landscape

The Canadian landscape of gambling and online casinos is as diverse as the country itself. Each province has its unique regulations, gaming preferences, and styles. This article delves into the intricacies of gambling and online casinos across different Canadian provinces, offering a thorough understanding of this fascinating industry. Whilst the…
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A Look at Canada's Vibrant Gambling Landscape
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Opening Act: Construction Starts on Future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ottawa

Opening Act: Construction Starts on Future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ottawa PR Newswire New, Exciting Tourism Destination Will Open in 2025 and Feature 150-Room Hotel, Expanded Casino and 1800 Seat Theater HOLLYWOOD, Fla.,June 7, 2023/PRNewswire/ -- Construction has officially started onOttawa'snewest tourism and entertainment destination, the…
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Hard Rock breaks ground on Ottawa hotel and casino expansion, rebranding

After delays caused by the pandemic, the future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ottawa is finally breaking ground today, Tuesday. The festivities begin at 2:20 p.m. when Hard Rock International executives will be joined by elected officials and business and community leaders to unveil new renderings and details of the upcoming entertainment destination in…
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Hard Rock breaks ground on Ottawa hotel and casino expansion, rebranding
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City getting another $350K from casino revenues

The City of North Bay has proposed to use $1M of the casino revenue to pay down imminent arena debt - 'These revenues help support local programs and critical infrastructure, making a real difference for gaming host municipalities' says Ontario's Minister of Finance While the doors are temporarily closed at Gateway Casinos across the province due…
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City getting another $350K from casino revenues
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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup

Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news and new partnerships. Read on and get updated. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has released a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) for the Windsor casino, which…
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What you need to know about gambling regulations in Quebec

Quebec happens to be home to a constantly changing gambling landscape.While the province has a rich history of gaming, dating back to the early days of horse racing, new technologies, and changing attitudes have led to a number of updates to the regulations in recent years. The gaming industry in Quebec is a major economic contributor, with a…
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What you need to know about gambling regulations in Quebec
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Virtual Gaming and the New Canadian Consumer

Virtual gaming has revolutionized the way we think about gaming and entertainment, and has become increasingly popular in recent years. As technology continues to advance, virtual gaming is now accessible to a wider range of consumers, including Canadians. In this article, we will explore the impact of virtual gaming on the Canadian consumer, and…
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Virtual Gaming and the New Canadian Consumer
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OLG Warns about Expiring Lotto Max Windfall

Just recently, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation issued a press release to remind that there is still an unclaimed Lotto Max prize in the province. The windfall in question is worth more than CA$373k and it is set to expire if not claimed. This one dates back to the April 1, 2022 drawing of the nationwide game and its winner resides…
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OLG Warns about Expiring Lotto Max Windfall
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Niagara Falls Predicts New Toronto Casino Will Affect Tourism

The announcement of a new CA$1 billion Las Vegas-style casino in Toronto, Ontario, has Niagara Falls alarmed about the impact on its operations. The new casino resort is on schedule to launch in the summer of 2023, but Niagara Falls officials expect that the property will affect foot traffic and finances as a major tourist attraction in the…
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Niagara Falls Predicts New Toronto Casino Will Affect Tourism
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Lottery Tickets Should Not Be Gifted to Children, Warns OLG

It is again time for the winter holiday season, and people are about to exchange many gifts with their close ones. That is why the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has taken the opportunity to remind parents and adults from the province, that all lottery tickets are a form of gambling and should not be gifted to children and minors. OLG is a…
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Lottery Tickets Should Not Be Gifted to Children, Warns OLG
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Casino Rama Reveals More Riveting Spring Shows

A few weeks ago, Casino Rama announced that it will host "I Love The 90s Tour" with one of the era's most prominent artists, but that is not all. This week, the gaming property announced that it has prepared even more exciting shows in the spring of 2023. Some of the newly revealed performers include Chicago, The Jacksons, and Matt Fraser, among…
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Casino Rama Reveals More Riveting Spring Shows
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Sault Ste. Marie Local Lands a Major Lotto 6/49 Jackpot

Another major lottery win has been recorded in Ontario, Canada, informed the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. In a press release, the Crown agency reported that last Saturday's drawing of Lotto 6/49 has found a winner of the Gold Ball Draw jackpot in Sault Ste. Marie. The winner will take home an amazing CA$48 million windfall. Lotto 6/49 is…
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Sault Ste. Marie Local Lands a Major Lotto 6/49 Jackpot
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Ontarian Unable to Cash Out Jackpot Due to Lack of Photo ID

An Ontarian who won a hefty jackpot on a slot game in November 2022 is still unable to claim his winnings, confirm reports. Anthony Michael, from Welland, Ontario, won a sizeable payout in Casino Woodbine last month, however, he is still unable to claim his winnings, due to the lack of a photo ID. This has led to some frustration for the local…
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Ontarian Unable to Cash Out Jackpot Due to Lack of Photo ID
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Looking Back On The Ontario Online Gambling Launch

March and April were showered with stories of companies across the US and Europe readying for the launch of regulated online gambling in Ontario. Even SBC was part of the fracas, officially acquiring the Canadian Gaming Summit and our newest publication, Canadian Gaming Business. US companies readied for the April launch with a slate of new…
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Millions in Casino Revenue Power Niagara Falls Coffers

It has been over nine years since the City of Niagara Falls negotiated a new agreement with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. In that time, the city has bagged over CA$186.5 million for hosting the Crown corporation's casino properties, for which the city has found great use and it has been reinvested into the local coffers. The contract…
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Millions in Casino Revenue Power Niagara Falls Coffers
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OLG to Launch Thousands of Self-Serve Lottery Terminals

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is once again putting effort into evolving its lottery options across Ontario. This week, the OLG stated that it is taking the first steps towards launching approximately 1400 self-serve lottery terminals in select lottery retail locations across the province. Thus, providing more convenience to local lottery…
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OLG to Launch Thousands of Self-Serve Lottery Terminals
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Regulatory rundown: Online Casino licensing in Canada

Online casino licensing in Canada is regulated like in other parts of the world. As an online casino game enthusiast, to avoid breaking the law, you must know the operating law. This piece explains the Canadian regulatory situation, why online casinos are better than land casinos, trusted brands and their promotional offers, taxes, and online…
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Canada’s Casino Legislation Updates in 2022

iGaming, or online gambling, launched in Ontario, Canada, in April 2022. It opens the door for online gambling companies to apply for licenses from the province's Alcohol and Gaming Commission. Compared to the heavily controlled gambling industry in the past, this is a huge shift for Canada. Except as expressly permitted by individual provinces,…
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Canada’s Casino Legislation Updates in 2022
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What should North Bay do with its casino revenue? Take our poll

A policy regarding the allocation and use of casino revenue will be brought forward to Council in the new year for approval - a total of $921669 has been received by the City of North Bay to date Since the opening of Gateway's Cascades Casino in March, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has been remitting quarterly payments to the City of…
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Who Controls The Integrity Of Online Casinos In Canada? The Legality Of Gambling

How do top online casinos in Canada work? Laws governing gambling entertainment in various provinces. Site Licensing Options Gambling entertainment in Canada has a reasonably complex regulatory system, but at the same time, users may not be afraid of the legality of their passion. Next, we will look at the example of various provinces and what…
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Who Controls The Integrity Of Online Casinos In Canada? The Legality Of Gambling
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ON Auditor General Tests Casinos With Mystery Shoppers

Ontario's Auditor General used mystery shoppers to test the money laundering systems at Ontario casinos. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Auditor General of Ontario Bonnie Lysyk hired independent mystery shoppers to test out the anti-money laundering (AML) systems of casinos in Ontario. In a report published on Wednesday, Lysyk said that the mystery…
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Ontario Auditor General Criticizes OLG Over Financial and Responsible Gambling Issues

Bonnie Lysyk, Auditor General of Ontario, has criticized the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in her 2022 Annual Report. Audit found that casinos are also failing to verify source of funds for large transactions In the report released to the public yesterday, Lysyk highlighted several key issues that the Auditor's Office discovered in the…
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Ontario Auditor General Criticizes OLG Over Financial and Responsible Gambling Issues
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Auditor General Probes Casino Anti-Money Laundering Protocols

This week, Ontario's Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk published her annual report to the legislature. In it, she gives recommendations to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation on doubling down efforts to tackle money laundering attempts at the province's casinos. She reports that the number of suspicious transactions is relatively low but it…
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Auditor General Probes Casino Anti-Money Laundering Protocols
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Ontarian Snatches a CA$60M Lotto Max Jackpot

According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, this week a lottery player from the province has woken up to a CA$60000000 jackpot. On Wednesday, the Crown agency confirmed that a ticket holder from Richmond Hill, Ontario, is the winner of the massive jackpot from Tuesday's November 29, 2022 draw. Players are advised to check their…
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Ontarian Snatches a CA$60M Lotto Max Jackpot
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Ontario casinos need more money laundering safeguards: auditor

Ontario's gambling agency needs to double down on efforts to curb money laundering, says the auditor general. In her annual report to the legislature Wednesday, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk said "reporting of suspicious transactions is low and varies among casinos" overseen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). As first revealed by…
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Ontario casinos need more money laundering safeguards: auditor
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Why is Evolution gaming optimistic about 2022?

The Evolution Group is a major B2B producer of igaming content, with an unrivaled inventory of one-of-a-kind titles. In the world of online gaming, their trademarks are linked with the greatest solutions and the most diverse selection of games. With its Evolution and Ezugi brands, the Evolution group is a global leader in live dealer gaming. Their…
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Ontario casinos need to improve their anti-money laundering enforcement: auditor general

Ontario's gambling agency needs to double down on efforts to curb money laundering, says the auditor general. In her annual report to the legislature Wednesday, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk said "reporting of suspicious transactions is low and varies among casinos" overseen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. As first revealed by the…
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Ontario casinos need to improve their anti-money laundering enforcement: auditor general
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Gateway opens Playtime Casino in Wasaga Beach

One of the largest gaming and entertainment companies in Canada, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, opens the doors of the new Playtime Casino Wasaga Beach. According to a company's spokesman, the company invested $34.3 million in the Wasaga site to make the new facility home to the unforgettable player and fun experience. Casino welcomed the first…
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Wasaga Casino opened doors to the public today

The chips and cards are virtual at the new Playtime Casino, owned and operated by Gateway The reels are turning and the virtual roulette tables are spinning now that the new casino in Wasaga Beach has opened to the public. Playtime Casino Wasaga Beach slotted its grand opening for today (Nov. 23) at 1 p.m., and welcomed VIP guests earlier in the…
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Let the games begin: Wasaga Casino finally opens its doors

The chips and cards are virtual at the new Playtime Casino, owned and operated by Gateway The reels are turning and the virtual roulette tables are spinning now that the new casino in Wasaga Beach has opened to the public. Playtime Casino Wasaga Beach slotted its grand opening for today (Nov. 23) at 1 p.m., and welcomed VIP guests earlier in the…
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Caesars Canada Review: Download Ontario Online Casino App

With the Ontario iGaming market now open, privately-owned sportsbooks won't be the only online gambling sites making their debut. The Caesars Canada online casino is now available in Ontario. New customers can download the Caesars online casino app and create an account to start playing casino games on their mobile devices. Catch all the details on…
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New casino in Wasaga Beach opens its doors to the public

Official with Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, which also operates gambling facility in Innisfil, says company invested $34.3 million in Wasaga site The reels are turning and the virtual roulette tables are spinning now that the new casino in Wasaga Beach has opened to the public. Playtime Casino Wasaga Beach slotted its grand opening for today…
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New casino in Wasaga Beach opens its doors to the public
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OLG Provides More Online Lottery Purchase Alternatives

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation continues to improve its offerings and has most recently added more payment options to its OLG.ca. This time the Crown has introduced new online payment options for the secure and intuitive purchase of digital lottery products on its website or on the OLG app via Direct Pay, without having to deposit money…
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OLG Provides More Online Lottery Purchase Alternatives
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$70M lottery jackpot still unclaimed in Ontario, $1M prizes drawn

A lottery jackpot of $70 million remains unclaimed for another week, with several million dollar prize winners drawn around Ontario. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said its Lotto Max Millions jackpot was not won in Friday's draw, although six separate $1 million tickets were picked. Winners for the Max Millions $1 million prizes…
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Richmond Hill online gaming player charged by OPP with Cheat at Play

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Richmond Hill online gaming player has been charged with two counts of Cheat at Play, contrary to section 209 of the Criminal Code of Canada. All regulated gaming sites - including OLG.CA as well as private operator sites conducted and managed by iGaming Ontario (iGO) - are required by the Alcohol and…
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Evolution day one iGaming rollout Ontario

Lauded as "another momentous launch" in Canada, leading B2B provider of live casino systems Evolution Gaming has significantly increased its presence in the country's most populous province after taking an "extensive set" of online casino services live with multiple operators in Ontario's newly-regulated iGaming market. The live casino supplier has…
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OLG Promotes Lotto 6/49 Changes in New Spot

Most recently, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has kicked off another campaign to promote lottery offerings to the younger Ontarian demographics. Titled "Find Your Possible" this new initiative tries to focus on financial freedom in a way to promote the iconic lottery game Lotto 6/49 which was just recently revamped to attract new…
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OLG Promotes Lotto 6/49 Changes in New Spot
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Kambi signs deal with Great Canadian Entertainment

Supplier Kambi has announced a multi-year deal with Apollo Global Management-owned Great Canadian Entertainment. As per the agreement, Kambi will provide its on-property sportsbook to 10 of the operator's casinos in the recently regulated province of Ontario. The newest land-based casino, Pickering Casino Resort, is also among the casinos that will…
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Kambi signs deal with Great Canadian Entertainment
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Here’s what will change when Ontario’s new internet gambling market opens April 4

Come early next month, legal single-sports betting and online gambling will significantly expand in Ontario. Single-sports betting has been legal since last year in Canada, but so far in Ontario it has been limited to the provincially run PROLINE+. On April 4, however, that will change as Ontario launches an internet gambling market, named…
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Kambi Signs Retail Sportsbook Partnership With Ontario Casinos

The Ontario provincial government has yet to release its guidelines for the opening of retail sportsbooks, but a major development was announced Thursday: Kambi Group signed a multiyear partnership with Great Canadian Entertainment to provide its retail sportsbook solutions and betting kiosks for 10 of its casinos in the province. Great Canadian…
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Kambi Signs Retail Sportsbook Partnership With Ontario Casinos
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IWG Incorporates Its e-Instants with OLG

Just this week, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and Instant Win Gaming have reported that their integration has been complete. Now, the leading supplier of e-Instant games to NASPL/WLA-member lotteries has incorporated its Instant Remote Game Server to the OLG and launched its first e-Instant Games in the province of Ontario. With the…
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IWG Incorporates Its e-Instants with OLG
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IWG Now Live with OLG

Instant Win Gaming (IWG), a leading supplier of eInstant games to NASPL/WLA-member lotteries, has completed its InstantRGS (remote game server) integration and delivered its first InstantGames to Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) after securing supply contract. Ontario marks IWG's 28 lottery market in total. The company already holds an…
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IWG Now Live with OLG
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Ontario Lottery Helps You Find Your Possible in Big LOTTO 6/49 Campaign

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), along with our lottery partners from across Canada, has launched a new, bigger LOTTO 6/49. The new LOTTO 6/49 now gives players a chance to win TWO multi-million-dollar jackpots on every ticket: the Classic Jackpot of $5 million dollars, plus the new growing Gold Ball Jackpot. This new Gold Ball Jackpot…
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Ontario Lottery Helps You Find Your Possible in Big LOTTO 6/49 Campaign
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Ontario’s Grey Betting Operators Get Market Exit Deadline

Grey market online gambling platforms have until October 31 to cease operations in Ontario. On Tuesday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced the end date for the transition period of all unlicensed operators of online sportsbooks and iGaming. jeopardizing their license registration eligibility It is likely that any…
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Ontario’s Grey Betting Operators Get Market Exit Deadline
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IGT to Introduce Self-Serve Lottery Terminals in Ontario via 15-Year Contract with OLG

International Game Technology PLC announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation, was chosen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) following a competitive procurement as the primary technology provider of self-serve lottery terminals. This agreement marks the first time that self-serve technology is expected to be…
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OLG to receive self-serve lottery terminals from IGT via new deal

The global gaming leader, International Game Technology (IGT), announced a new groundbreaking collaboration with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). The company said Tuesday its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation, was selected as OLG's partner for a long-term collaboration. Under the terms of the deal, IGT was designated as…
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OLG to receive self-serve lottery terminals from IGT via new deal
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Which Casinos Are Open in Ontario Today?

The Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) and its gaming providers were happy to welcome their customers and employees back to Ontario Online Casinos 2022 on January 31, 2022, by the new legal requirements. Thanks to OLG President and CEO Duncan Hannay, adult Ontarians can once again go to Ontario's famous gaming organization and enjoy a…
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Ontario launches new responsible gambling initiative

Ontario has rebranded its existing responsible gambling (RG) program to My Playbreak. The overhauled program will focus on guiding players to voluntary self-exclusion options and help them get started with gambling again if they choose to. The program will equally focus on providing people with access to treatment services that can help at-risk…
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Ontario launches new responsible gambling initiative
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Fort Erie Mayor Slams OLG over Slot Operations

Mayor of For Erie, Wayne Redekop shared his frustration with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and how it has been conducting business over years. The mayor has a number of issues with the Crown agency, with one of them being that it has run Vegas-style slots contrary to the rules they are supposed to be operating under. One of his…
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Fort Erie Mayor Slams OLG over Slot Operations
Welland News

OLG offering Vegas-style slot machines ‘contrary to the rules they’re supposed to be operating under,’ says Fort Erie mayor

Tue., Sept. 13, 20226 min. read Article was updated 48 mins ago The provincial government needs to "take a good, hard look" at Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and "how it's been operating the last decade," said Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop. The mayor shared a number of concerns he's had with OLG in recent years, dating back to 2012 when…
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OLG offering Vegas-style slot machines ‘contrary to the rules they’re supposed to be operating under,’ says Fort Erie mayor
Casino Reports

OLG Introduces the New and Improved Lotto 6/49

This week Canada is bracing for the long-awaited launch of the new and improved version of the fan-favourite Lotto 6/49. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is also preparing for the big occasion and it has announced that it will be launching the new version on September 14, 2022, which will come with even bigger prizes but it will still…
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OLG Introduces the New and Improved Lotto 6/49
Mirror

Stunned woman wins lottery jackpot by 'fluke' while her dog is visiting the vets

A woman got extremely lucky while her dog was being examined at the vets and left £65000 richer. Jacqueline Attfield, from Ontario, Canada, US, wanted to "kill some time" instead of waiting and went to a local shop to buy a lottery ticket. It was by complete "fluke" that she managed to scoop the jackpot and didn't even realise she had won when it…
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Stunned woman wins lottery jackpot by 'fluke' while her dog is visiting the vets
Casino Reports

Niagara Falls collects CA$6.2M Allocation as Casino Host

The first quarter of the fiscal 2022-2023 year is done and dusted and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has started to roll out its payments to casino host communities across the province. Most recently, the City of Niagara Falls received its fair share for hosting both Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara on its terrain for the…
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Niagara Falls collects CA$6.2M Allocation as Casino Host
Casino Reports

CA$55M Lotto Max Jackpot Goes to Toronto, Confirms OLG

Someone from Ontario has won a major Lotto Max jackpot, said the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The lucky winner resides somewhere in Toronto and they will soon have the chance of spending the amazing CA$55 million windfall. However, the ticket holder must first contact the Crown agency and cash out their enormous prize money. Lotto Max is…
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CA$55M Lotto Max Jackpot Goes to Toronto, Confirms OLG
Daily Hive

Lotto Max win: Jackpot ticket sold in Toronto

People's lives are about to change in Toronto where a winning lottery ticket worth millions was sold. "The jackpot-winning ticket worth $55 million for the Friday, August 5, 2022, Lotto Max draw was sold somewhere in Toronto," said the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). There's a ticket out there that matched all seven numbers: Now, the…
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Lotto Max win: Jackpot ticket sold in Toronto
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Provincial Lottos Ask Feds To Help Battle Illegal Online Gambling

Canada's provincial gaming corporations are collectively taking a firm stand against misleading advertising and the operation of illegal gambling websites within the country. A coalition of five provincial gaming corporations - British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation, Loto-Quebec, Atlantic Lottery…
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Provincial Lottos Ask Feds To Help Battle Illegal Online Gambling
SOOTODAY

City receives more than $375K for OLG quarterly payment

Has received more than $32 million from OLG since the opening of the casino in 1999 The City of Sault Ste. Marie has received a quarterly payment of more than $ 375000 from OLG for hosting the Gateway Casino. The city has received more than $32 million from OLG since the opening of the casino in 1999. Full text of a news release issued by OLG…
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City receives more than $375K for OLG quarterly payment
Observer

Quarterly gambling cash flows to Point Edward and Sarnia

The Village of Point Edward has received $427063 as its slice of the quarterly gambling revenue at the Starlight Casino for April to June. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation announced the payment in a news release Friday, as well as $111805 Sarnia received as host of Gateway Casinos Sarnia at Hiawatha Horse Park. The quarterly payments are…
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Quarterly gambling cash flows to Point Edward and Sarnia
Sault Online

OLG Issues First Quarter Gaming Revenue Payment to Sault Ste. Marie

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) made a first quarter (April 1 - June 30) payment totaling $375305 to the City of Sault Ste. Marie for hosting Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie. Since the gaming site opened in May 1999, Sault Ste. Marie has received $32801567. These payments to host communities are based on a formula consistently applied…
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OLG Issues First Quarter Gaming Revenue Payment to Sault Ste. Marie
iGaming Business

Slotegrator reviews the worldwide trend of gambling legalisation

More and more countries are coming to the conclusion that regulating igaming makes infinitely more sense than trying to ban it. Government authorities around the world are waking up to the fact that prohibiting gambling simply creates the perfect conditions for the black market to thrive, fails to protect players, and deprives the national budget…
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Slotegrator reviews the worldwide trend of gambling legalisation
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Niagara Falls handed $6.2 million cheque for hosting two casinos

Published July 21, 2022 at 3:26 pm Once again, Niagara Falls was a big winner at the Poker table… and the Blackjack table… and the slots. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) just announced their first quarter payments to casino host communities and Niagara Falls is being handed a cheque for $6257258. Oddly, the first quarter covers…
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Niagara Falls handed $6.2 million cheque for hosting two casinos
Thorold Today

Niagara Falls receives $6.2M for hosting casinos

The first quarter payment is part of OLG's commitment to invest profits back in Ontario; since the first casino opened in 1996, Niagara Falls has received more than $181-million NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO LOTTERY AND GAMING CORPORATION ************************* Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is pleased to make a first quarter (April 1 -…
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Niagara Falls receives $6.2M for hosting casinos
Blackburn News

London teen charged in online gambling scheme

It sounds like the plot of a movie, a teenager hacking into cellphone accounts and using stolen credit cards to gamble online. But according to provincial police, a 17-year-old London boy did just that. OPP began investigating potential illegal activity targeting legal online gambling sites after being contacted by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming…
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London teen charged in online gambling scheme
Daily Hive

Winning $20 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot ticket sold in Canada

It's been a big weekend for lottery wins in Canada. First, a winning ticket sold online in BC won the $30.8 Lotto Max draw. Now, there's another winning ticket out there - this time in another province. Someone matched all six winning numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw on Saturday, July 9 - and they're going to be $20 million richer for it. The…
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Winning $20 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot ticket sold in Canada
CP24

$20 million LOTTO 6/49 ticket sold in Scarborough

Lotto 649 draw on Saturday ended with a person in Ontario winning $11M. (Chris Kitching/CP24) Check your lottery tickets if you tried your luck at winning Saturday's $20 million LOTTO 6/49 draw. According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, the winning ticket from the July 9 jackpot was sold in Scarborough. Two second-prize winning…
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$20 million LOTTO 6/49 ticket sold in Scarborough
The Catholic Transcript

The Best Interior Designs of Land-Based Casinos Among The UK Tourists

Did you know that the best interior designs of land-based casinos among the Brits with the £10 free no deposit UK casino bonus casinos are, in fact, quite impressive? If you're ever in the market for a new casino to check out, be sure to put these locations on your list! Each one has its own unique style and flair that will make your experience all…
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The Best Interior Designs of Land-Based Casinos Among The UK Tourists
Vaughan Today

Where to Bet Online in Ontario?

Online betting is a popular pastime in Ontario. With so many options available, it can be hard to know where to start. The good news is that there are a few great online gambling sites that cater to Ontario residents. One of the best things about online gambling is that you can do it from the comfort of your own home. You don't have to worry about…
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Where to Bet Online in Ontario?
Mirror

Man scoops massive lottery jackpot after using crafty strategy he saw on TV

A man scooped a huge prize after copying a strategy he saw on TV show The Lottery Changed My Life. The South Carolina player won an incredible $100000 (£81000) by following what he saw another winner do on the popular US programme. The show follows the lives of ordinary people who win life-changing amounts of money while playing the lottery. He…
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Man scoops massive lottery jackpot after using crafty strategy he saw on TV
Casino Reports

Gateway Casino Sault Ste. Marie Brings Back Live Gaming

At the end of last week, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment revealed that table games will make their official return at its Gateway Casino Sault Ste. Marie. This marks the first time since the start of the unprecedented situation that patrons of the gaming hotspot will be able to enjoy live games. As of now, six tables will return to the casino's…
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Gateway Casino Sault Ste. Marie Brings Back Live Gaming
Gaming Intelligence

GI Games Round-Up: Featuring Wizard Games, Play'n GO, BF Games and more

This week's games and platform integrations round-up from Gaming Intelligence features the likes of Greentube, Betsoft Gaming, Yggdrasil, BF Games, Relax Gaming, Play'n GO, Pariplay, ORYX Gaming, iSoftBet and Pragmatic Play, among others. NeoGames-owned Wizard Games has launched the sequel to one of its most popular slots with the release of…
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GI Games Round-Up: Featuring Wizard Games, Play'n GO, BF Games and more
Gaming Intelligence

OLG launches Live Game Show games on OLG.ca

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is expanding its selection of digital entertainment with the launch of Live Game Show games. OLG's online players can now play Dream Wheeler, the first in a suite of new games from Evolution that will roll out over the coming months, building out OLG's online casino offering. Dream Wheeler features a…
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OLG launches Live Game Show games on OLG.ca
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Playtech launches new Ontario partnerships following regulation

London, 12 April 2022 - Playtech, the world's leading gambling technology company, today announces the launch of multiple partnerships in Ontario. The partnerships, which are launching with RNG Casino and Live, swiftly followed by the full platform, went live on the first day of market opening last week. Ontario is North America's newest regulated…
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