Tag Archives: Ontario
- Ontario cuts online gambling profit forecast by 75%
January 14, 2017
The government-run gaming monopoly in the Canadian province of Ontario is being slammed for vastly overestimating its revenue forecasts, particularly for its online gambling operations. This week, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced that its previously announced modernization program would boost annual revenue by C$889m by fiscal 2021-22....
- Ontario scraps lottery privatization plan
September 23, 2016
The Canadian province of Ontario has scrapped plans to privatize its state-run lottery business. In a statement issued on Friday, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp (OLG) announced that it had cancelled its request for proposals (RFP) for private operators interested in taking over management of its lottery operations, which...
- 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...
- New Infographic Reveals Mobile Trends of Canadian Online Gamblers
March 31, 2016
Online Casinos Canada compiles most striking results of Canadian gamblers in interactive infographic. Ontario, Canada: Leading website Online Casinos Canada recently published a new infographic revealing the mobile trends of Canadian online gamblers for 2016. Online casinos have been experiencing a strong upward mobile trend over the past few years. Online...
- PlayOLG.ca partners with Optimal Payments
January 16, 2015
Optimal Payments Plc. announces that its NETBANX iGaming payment solution is now fully integrated and operational on Ontario's newly launched PlayOLG, following the announcement of a five-year agreement between OLG and Optimal Payments last April. PlayOLG offers online interactive lottery, slots and casino games for Ontario residents. “We are as...
- Alberta ponders online gambling future as Ontario deals with PlayOLG glitches
January 11, 2015
This week’s official launch of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp’s PlayOLG.ca online gambling site has politicians in Alberta pondering their own online future. Jody Korchinski, spokesperson for the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC), said this week that online gambling is “actively under review” at the provincial gaming monopoly....
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April 14, 2017
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March 24, 2017
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017