Saskatchewan's First Nations To Launch Legal Online Gambling Site

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Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority will be able to launch a new website offering sports betting and online casino games for Canadians. Revenue from the site will split 50/50 between FSIN and the province.

Minister Jim Reiter of the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority is pleased with the deal. The new site will be ready to go live some time next year.

The FSIN Chiefs-in-Assembly secured the mandate to secure this. It will bring in new revenue opportunities for FSINS 74 First Nations communities.

Saskatchewan's First Nations To Launch Legal Online Gambling Site. Canadian provinces look to break from the traditional model. Ontario is going one route, establishing a privatized market in which the lottery issues licenses to online casino brands in return for a share of revenue. Connecticut's online gambling market will go live in two weeks time.  It is the first partnership of its kind in Canada and possibly the world. The closest point of comparison in the US will be the Connecticut online casinos market when it goes live.

Saskatchewan's First Nations To Launch Legal Online Gambling Site. Canada's less populous regions don't have individual provincial lotteries. The Atlantic Lottery Corporation covers the Maritime provinces plus Newfoundland and Labrador. Western Canada Lotterie Corporation serves Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the territories. Nova Scotia remains the only province with no single game betting and no formal plan to allow it. It may be a temporary delay due to the change in power after the recent provincial election. Tim Houston’s new Progressive Conservative government hasn't indicated its intentions.