Tag Archives: playolg.ca
- 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....
- Lottery boosts Canada sports bet hopes; PlayOLG plan mobile app, peer-to-peer poker
January 4, 2016
Canada’s single-game sports betting bill will get a second shot at becoming law, ironically due to its backer having won a parliamentary lottery. Brian Masse (pictured), the New Democratic Party member of parliament for the Ontario riding of Windsor-West, has vowed to reintroduce the C-290 sports betting legislation, which was...
- New online gambling merchant category codes no ‘silver bullet’ for US markets
April 19, 2015
Friday saw the launch of new Merchant Category Codes (MCC) for online gambling, but their introduction isn’t expected to change the fortunes of operators in US regulated intrastate markets anytime soon. One of the biggest problems states like New Jersey have had in jumpstarting their fledgling online gambling markets is...
- 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....
- PlayOLG makes official Ontario debut; Manitoba Lotteries gets new CEO
January 8, 2015
PlayOLG, the online gambling site of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), made its official launch on Thursday. In December, the site began a customer-focused preview involving 3,500 members of its Winner’s Circle Rewards program. Apparently, none of these early adopters spontaneously combusted as a result of their online...
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017
Vancouver’s newest and biggest casino gets opening date
September 11, 2017
Quebec’s online gambling site continues to lag west coast rival
September 1, 2017