Tag Archives: Ontario Lottery and Gaming
- New Jersey sports betting bill progress; Ontario looking for online gambling help
December 9, 2011
Sports betting in New Jersey took yet another step towards reality on Thursday after a state Assembly panel unanimously approved A-4385, the Assembly's version of the S-3113 bill recently introduced by Sen. Ray Lesniak. A similar panel in the state Senate gave its stamp of approval a week ago, and...
- Politicians back sports betting in New Jersey and Canada
November 3, 2011
New Jersey voters are set to go to the polls Nov. 8, although no statewide elective offices are actually up for grabs. The chief issue to be decided is whether the state should amend its constitution to allow sports betting to take place at New Jersey’s racetracks and the 11...
- IGT reports 3% boost in Q3 revenues; Ontario casinos report being robbed by OLG
July 27, 2011
Nevada-based gaming machine developer International Game Technology (IGT) reported a 3% revenue boost in their fiscal third quarter ending June 30. Total revenues were $489m, with credit for the rise given to stronger product sales in Latin America, North America and Europe combined with higher average selling prices. Gaming operations...
- Ontario hires online gaming consultants; Saskatchewan tribes want monopoly
June 8, 2011
Fresh off appointing its new president/CEO, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) Corporation has chosen consultants Sports Gaming Limited for help with the province’s upcoming online gaming rollout. OLG hopes to follow the lead of British Columbia and Québec in having online gaming services available to Ontario residents by 2012....
- Ontario Lottery Corp’s Paul Godfrey crunches the numbers… sorta
January 23, 2011
One has to admire the brazen nature with which most governments handle their own finances (with your money). Just recently we learned that Republican politicians in the US are encouraging gov’t lawyers to find a way for cash-strapped states to declare bankruptcy, and thus walk away from bothersome responsibilities like...
- Canadian reporter talks gambling without mentioning terrorism once
October 24, 2010
Not long after the Canadian province of British Columbia announced the launch of its government-run online gaming site PlayNow.com, the provinces of Quebec and Ontario confirmed that their provincial gaming bodies would follow BC’s lead. Others, such as Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, have toyed with the notion but ultimately rejected...
Politicians back sports betting in New Jersey and Canada
November 3, 2011