Tag Archives: ontario lottery and gaming corporation
- Ontario to pull slots from three racetracks under gambling modernization program
March 14, 2012
Two days after the Ontario government announced sweeping changes were coming to the gambling universe in Canada’s largest province, the specifics are becoming clearer, and plenty of special interests are pissed. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) will close “underperforming” slot machine operations at three racetracks located along the...
- Ontario government and OLG to discuss future of iGaming
March 12, 2012
Ontario’s provincial government and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) are set to gather today to discuss the future of online betting in the province. A report by CTV News reveals the Queen's Park press conference will commence today to examine the topic of "modernising lottery and gaming in...
- BCLC’s lax reporting standards; OLG’s operator/regulator status challenged
February 23, 2012
Documents obtained by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reveal lax standards were applied to high-value cash transactions at casinos operated and regulated by the provincially-owned British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC). The documents, which date from 2009/10, show the casinos routinely engaging in practices that fall afoul of the federal Proceeds...
- Comartin sports betting bill passes committee; OLG to end racing subsidy?
February 17, 2012
UPDATE: The Committee has unanimously approved Comartin's bill, sending it back to Parliament for a third reading sometime this spring, after which it will move to the Senate, where Comartin expects it will be warmly received. Joe Comartin, federal MP for Windsor-Tecumseh in Ontario, gave testimony Thursday before the Standing...
- OLG extends online gaming supplier bid deadline; Toronto casino support tepid
February 4, 2012
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) has extended its deadline for companies to submit bids to supply the provincial gaming authority with online gambling technology. OLG rolled out the welcome mat for bids in early December, but only three companies – GTECH G2, OpenBet and Amaya Gaming – got...
- Ontario mulling over casino business in Toronto
January 13, 2012
There are rumors that Canadian province Ontario will turn to a new casino in the country’s largest city Toronto. This morning’s Globe and Mail reported the government is giving serious thought to the plan that would start to solve the mounting fiscal problems Ontario is experiencing. Councilor Doug Ford, brother...
Ontario cuts online gambling profit forecast by 75%
January 14, 2017