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#OLG announces new self-exclusion programme The #OntarioLottery and Gaming Corporation launched My PlayBreak, an expansion of its PlaySmart #responsiblegambling programme.

#OLG announces new self-exclusion programme

The #OntarioLottery and Gaming Corporation launched My PlayBreak, an expansion of its PlaySmart #responsiblegambling programme.
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#InTheSpotlightFGN - New Niagara Falls entertainment venue named OLG Stage at #FallsviewCasino The CAD$130m entertainment centre will open its doors this fall.

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The CAD$130m entertainment centre will open its doors this fall.
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Spin Genie launches #onlinecasino in #SpinGenie has launched in the Canadian province with more than 800 titles.

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#SpinGenie has launched in the Canadian province with more than 800 titles.

Loto-Québec Issues Q1 Fiscal Results for 2022-2023

Loto-Québec issues its first quarter financial results for the first fiscal quarter of the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The Crown agency reported a CA$744.3 million revenue. It reported CA $446.5 million consolidated net income.
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Canadian body wants illegal gambling sites to go

A new coalition of provincial regulators in Canada is calling for an end to illegal gambling websites. The Provincial Lottery Corporations are concerned about the business and consumer concerns. They have outlined an action plan to address the issue. They believe it is the first significant call to change the otherwise lenient rules on offshore gambling in the country. It is also a response to the upcoming iGaming and sports betting legalization. iGambling is legal in some parts of the U.S. and Canada. In Canada, it's illegal. Atlantic Lotteries Corporation President and CEO Patrick Daigle is among those who oppose illegal sites.
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Loto-Québec Issues Casino Montréal Statement

Loto-Québec issues a statement on the situation at Casino Montréal and its protesting gambling workers. The workers walked off the job on May 21, 2022, because they found the Crown corporation’s terms for a new collective agreement insufficient.
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Loto-Québec Advertises Its Amenities in New Spot

Loto-Québec launched a new campaign called "We're All Play". The campaign features a one-minute-long spot showcasing the premium amenities of the Crown corporation's land-based casino properties across the province of Quebec. Loto Québe is a state-run Crown Corporation responsible for overseeing and conducting all regulated casino and lottery offerings in the Quebec province.
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Scientific Games Becomes Primary Instant Games Partner of Loto-Québec

Scientific Games has become the primary instant games partner of Loto-Québec. The new contract significantly expands the number of instant scratch games the company will design and produce locally for Lotto-Quesbe's players. Scientific Games is a trusted supplier to Lottery for more than five decades and employs generations of workers at its Canadian operations in Québec, which is celebrating the Lottery's 50th anniversary in 2020.
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Scientific Games Becomes Primary Instant Games Partner of Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec expands Scientific Games partnership for lottery

Scientific Games and Loto-Québec have been partners for 50 years. The companies have signed a new five-year contract extension. Scientific Games will become the lottery's primary instant games provider. Lotto-Quesbec has been able to develop 4,500 games for the company since the launch of the Lotteries. Scientific games accounts for 70% of global lottery sales of instant game. It supports four provincial lotterie in Canada. Its business was sold to Brookfield Business Partners for $5.8 billion. In 2010, Scientific Game changed its name to Light & Wonder.
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Fantasma Games Launches Cloud Corsairs Slot

Fantasma Games launches Cloud Corsairs slot. It will be available on Paddy Power, Sky Bet, Poker Stars, and Betfair. The exclusive brand deal with Light & Wonder will expire on August 2.
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Light & Wonder Facilitates Fantasma Games’s Entry into Canada With Loto-Québec Launch

Light & Wonder helps Fantasma Games enter the Canadian lottery market. Fantasmas games are now live with Loto-Québec’s online casino offering. The OpenGaming platform is the leading content aggregation platform provider to the global iGaming industry. Light &Wonder is a leading cross-platform global game company. It delivers immersive content for operators, lotteries and tribes worldwide. Its network of clients includes third party studios. They believe Fantasma's games portfolio will resonate with a wide audience. Fomas Games and Light and Wonder have a global content distribution agreement since 2021.
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Croupiers at Montreal Casino to picket Sunday afternoon

Croupiers at the Montreal Casino de Montréal will picket Sunday afternoon. They launched a general strike on Saturday. The strikers will gather at Jean-Drapeau métro station at 2 p.m. and walk to the casino. Loto-Québec management says the operations will continue as normal. Clients will have access to gaming tables, restaurants, slot machines and shows. Poker lounge is closed. Croupier's union is seeking a 10-per-cent cut to starting salary.
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Loto-Québec becomes first Canadian lottery to offer Evolution's Red Tiger games

Loto-Québec becomes first Canadian lottery to offer Evolution's Red Tiger games. Loto Quebec has already launched four of Evolution’s Dual Play live gaming tables. Evolution hopes this will be the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership. It is also hoped that Lotto Quebec will benefit from its innovative new titles as it continues to grow.
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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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Loto-Québec Reveals Red Tiger Gaming Agreement

Loto-Québec announced a content arrangement with Red Tiger Gaming. Red Tigers is a subsidiary of Evolution Gaming, a trusted partner of the state-run Crown corporation since 2018. The company's products are available in numerous jurisdictions from all around the globe. Loto Québebec will offer its premium slot titles and unique jackpot mechanics to the Crown agency’s online platform lotoquebec.com. The content includes Piggy Riches Megaways, Gonzo”s Quest Megaway, Primate King, and Cash Volt.
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Evolution launches Canada’s first duel play tables at casino Montreal

Evolution has launched four Dual Play live casino tables with Loto-Québec in Montreal. Customers at Casino Montreal can play Roulette and Baccarat with players from Lotto-Qbec's online gaming site. Evolution shares were trading 0.36% higher at SEK1,053.40 per share in Stockholm on Thursday morning.
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Evolution brings Dual Play tables to Loto-Québec’s Casino Montreal

Evolution has brought four of its “Dual Play” tables to Canada’s French-speaking province of Quebec. Operator Loto-Québec will host Evolution‘s tables at its land-based property, Casino Montreal. The company originally offered online players six dedicated tables from the provider, including five hosted by French dealers. Now, under the companies“Latest deal, Lataqueba and Evolution are looking to combine land based and live casino gaming.
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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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Loto-Québec Partners with High 5 Games

Loto-Québec has signed a content distribution agreement with a leading US-based slot provider, High 5 Games. High5 Games is based in the U.S. and it offers a premium collection of more than 500 titles to its partners from numerous markets.
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OLG Reminds of Unclaimed CA$36M Prize

The Lotto 6/49 prize worth CA$36.4 million was drawn last month, but the winner from Barrie has not yet claimed it. The winner could have forgotten about the ticket or is looking for financial help before cashing out.
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High 5 Games and Loto-Québec sign US-Canada partnership

High 5 Games and Loto-Québec have agreed on terms of a new working partnership. This agreement will see games from the US-based slot provider launched on Lot-Quesne's online casino in the near future. High 5 has a collection of over 500 casino game titles. New titles are planned to be launched in 2022. Stéphane Martel, Head of Products and Innovation of Lotto-Quebec, believes the partnership will offer a larger game portfolio.
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Loto-Québec drives player engagement with 1X2 Network’s Branded Megaways

1X2 Network has taken its partnership with Loto-Québec to the next level with the launch of its Branded Megaways mechanic. Lotto-Qbec will be able to capture its personality, character and voice in a game that is instantly recognizable as a Megaway title. Branding Megawards slots have allowed operators to drive player engagement.
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1X2 Network launches new Branded Megaways slot with Loto-Québec

1X2 Network has strengthened its partnership with Loto-Québec. Lotto-québe has launched its first-ever branded slot game via Branded Megaways. Brands Megaway's allows operators to alter or personalise design aspects of a slot games. Stéphane Martel, Head of Products and Innovation at Lotro-Quesne, is pleased with the launch of the new Branding Megaret's slot.
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Inspired launches igaming in Michigan with GAN

Inspired has signed a deal with GAN to access GANS network across multiple US states. The move marks Inspired's expansion into other sectors. In October it launched its latest ilottery with Loto-Québec. Inspired also recently acquired Sportech Lotteries.  GAN's Super RGS system has the potential to work with any US operator.
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Casino Lac-Leamy Violates Health Protocols

Casino Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec has violated health and safety regulations. The rules state that guests and staff of casinos in Quebec must wear a protective face mask and present proof of vaccination.
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Your guide to the Casino de Montréal

The Casino de Montréal opened in 1993. It is Canada's first casino. The province of Quebec has many casinos, but the best are located in Montreal. The guide to the Casino gives you an idea of what to expect and how to experience it.
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Could Casino Lac-Leamy Staff Go Out on Strike?

Casino Lac-Leamy and some of its staff members have failed to reach an agreement over salary increases. 80 security guards and surveillance workers from the property are threatening to go on a general strike. The previous collective contract expired back in 2018 and it has not been settled yet.
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Ontario Friends Share CA$21-Million Jackpot

Kenneth Nitsotolis, Bill Tepelenas and Dino Martino have won a substantial Lotto 6/49 prize. The game is a draw-based game that awards hundreds of millions of Canadian dollars to its player every year.
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Lotto Max Jackpot Up for Grabs Again

The Lotto Max jackpot stood at CA$12 million during its last draw on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. None of the purchased tickets for the round managed to guess correctly the winning combination. The main prize will grow even bigger for next draw, on Friday.
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Loto-Québec adds Blueprint Gaming's slots

Loto-Québec has added Blueprint Gaming's games to its lottery offering. The Gauselmann Group's subsidiary will supply the lottery with more titles over the coming months. The lottery is now live with a selection of the developer's best-known titles. These include Megaways hits Buffalo Rising and Prospector, as well as branded games including Rick and Morty Wubba Lubba Dub Dub, Sausage Party, and The Goonies. Blueprint has a portfolio of over 300 games. In July, the company secured a Canada deal with Ontario Lottery and Gaming.
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Ontario Lottery and Gaming adds Evolution's Live Casino

Evolution has gone live with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). It is providing the provincial lottery and gaming agency with Live Casino services for its online casino at OLG.ca from Evolution’s production studio in Vancouver. The games are Blackjack, Roulette, and Baccarat. OLg is the fourth Canadian province to partner with Evolution, joining BCLC, AGLC, and Loto-Québec. In Live dealer games, players interact directly with real casino dealers via internet video feed.
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Loto-Québec Cannot Tackle Illegal Online Gambling on Its Own

Loto-Québec has requested help from the police department and federal lawmakers in its fight against illegal online gambling sites. The Crown corporation's new President and CEO Jean-François Bergeron spoke before an audience at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.
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Lotto Max Jackpot Reaches the CA$50 Million Mark

The Tuesday, November 9 draw for Lotto Max did not determine a winner of the CA$41 million prize. The jackpot will grow even bigger for the next draw. Lottos Max is a nationwide lottery game with two draws every week.
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Lotto Max Jackpot Reaches the CA$50 Million Mark

Evolution and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launch online Live Casino on OLG.ca

Evolution and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launch online Live Casino on OLG.ca. Evolution is providing the provincial lottery and gaming agency with Live Casinos services from its production studio in Vancouver. The live dealer games are unique in the fact that players interact directly with real casino dealers via internet video feed. Ontario is the fourth Canadian province to partner with Evolution. It joins BCLC, Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis, and Loto-Québec in streaming live games to their respective players from Evolution's Vancouver studio.
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Loto-Québec Commences Property Reopening

Loto-Québec is starting to gradually reopen its gaming properties in the provinces. The Crown corporation will relaunch its four casinos and Salon de jeux de Québec, along with its video lottery terminals in bars.
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Evolution and Ontario Lottery and Gaming launch online Live Casino

Evolution has launched its games with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Evolution is providing Live Casino services to the lottery's online gaming site OLG.ca from its production studio in Vancouver. Evolution shares were trading 4.46% lower at SEK1,472.20 per share in Stockholm on Thursday morning.  Evolved AB (STO:EVO) was trading at 446.6 SE k Swedish kronor on Wednesday.
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Live Casino Games Now Available In Ontario

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has expanded its online casino offering to include live casino games. Ontario is the fourth province to offer live casinos. The games are available on the OLG's official website.
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Loto-Québec Strikes a Deal with Inspire Entertainment

Loto-Québec and Inspire Entertainment have signed a content distribution deal. Loto Québece will introduce the provider's iLottery offerings on lotoquebec.com. Scarab Treasures and Fruit Drop Scatterdrops will be the first iGaming titles for the province.
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Evolution and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launch live casino

Evolution and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launch live casino. The partnership results in a wide range of Evolution-powered live dealer and RNG games for the online casino OLG.ca. It is the fourth Canadian province to partner up with Evolution. Jeff Millar, Commercial Director, North America at Evolution, said the signing further strengthens the company's position in Canada.
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Evolution and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launch live casino

Inspired enters iLottery market, first titles to launch with Loto-Québec

Inspired Entertainment has enhanced its partnership with Loto-Québec. Lotto-québec will be the first customer to launch Inspired's iLottery games. Inspired is expected to release Scarab Treasures and Fruit Drop Scatterdrops in 2022. In August, the company posted a strong Q2 report with revenue climbing 166% to $41.5 million. The interactive business achieved a 69% year-over-year increase in revenue. It has expanded its content portfolio in the last few weeks.
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Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot is a staggering $70 million

The Lotto Max jackpot for Tuesday's draw will be $70 million. There will also be 13 Maxmillions prizes worth $1 million each. Friday's drawing didn't produce any big ticket wins, but two people came close with a prize of $179,391.
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Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot is a staggering $70 million

The Lotto Max Jackpot Is The Highest It Can Be & You Could Become A Multimillionaire

The Lotto Max draw on September 28 will have a jackpot of $70 million and 13 Maxmillions prizes worth $1 million each. There was no winning ticket sold for the draw September 24. The next Loto-Québec draw is on Sunday, September 30 at 10:30 p.m. You have until then to buy a ticket that costs five dollars. According to Lot-Qébe, you have one in 33,294,800 chance of winning.
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The Lotto Max Jackpot Is The Highest It Can Be & You Could Become A Multimillionaire

Scientific Games acquires digital lottery studio Sideplay

Scientific Games Corporation has acquired digital lottery studio Sideplay Entertainment. Side play is the primary supplier of digital “eInstant” games to the UK National Lottery and exclusive distributor of Side Play’s content for iLottery programs in North America. Scientific Games announced in June plans to divest its lottery and sports betting businesses in order to deleverage and provide resources to further invest in digital. The company also acquired Australian slot game company Lightning Box.
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Scientific Games acquires digital lottery studio Sideplay

Loto-Québec Finds Solution to Casino Crime Wave

Loto-Québec has released a report on the investigation into the Casino de Montréal. The report will provide the authorities with some guidelines and strategies on how to deal with possible future criminal activities at the gaming venues.
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Loto-Québec Finds Solution to Casino Crime Wave