Tag Archives: OLG
- NBA betting coming back to Ontario after 21-year absence
September 16, 2016
Ontario’s provincial gambling monopoly is re-adding National Basketball Association games to its parlay sports betting product after a two-decade absence. On Friday, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp (OLG) announced that its Pro-Line sports lottery would once again offer NBA games starting with the 2016-17 season. OLG COO Greg McKenzie...
- Toronto city council approves Woodbine casino expansion
July 10, 2015
The Toronto city council has approved the addition of a casino at the Woodbine Racetrack. The council, in a meeting on Wednesday, voted 25-19 in favor of the expansion of the racetrack, which already features as many as 2,700 slot machines. The council considered the number of jobs that the...
- Amaya poach OLG online VP; Philander joins BCLC; Loto-Quebec dispels myths
January 22, 2015
Canada’s Amaya Gaming has made a couple executive appointments, including the successful poaching of the former head of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp’s (OLG) online gambling division just weeks after OLG’s long-delayed online gambling site PlayOLG.ca had its official launch. On Wednesday, Amaya announced it had appointed George Sweny...
- OLG gets new CEO; BCLC’s high-rollers generate 75% of casino revenue
December 18, 2014
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has appointed Stephen Rigby (pictured) as its new president and CEO. Rigby, a former national security advisor to Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, replaces Rod Philips, who stepped down in January. Rigby takes over just as the provincial gambling monopoly is preparing for...
- OLG nears launch of PlayOLG online gambling site
November 10, 2014
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. will launch its PlayOLG online gaming site in the next few weeks. PlayOLG.ca is available to the 53,000 players of OLG’s Circle Rewards Program, who were emailed earlier and asked to offer feedback ahead of official launch. PlayOLG has been in the works since...
- OLG picks Bally Technologies as systems provider; BCLC inks extension with Great Canadian Gaming
September 5, 2014
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced a new deal with slots machine maker Bally Technologies. The deal will be beneficial for both companies. OLG will use Bally Technologies' central casino gaming system solution. This allows OLG to move forward with its modernization plans throughout the province in compliance...
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017
Quebec’s online gambling site continues to lag west coast rival
September 1, 2017